Sheila M. MacPherson
Partner

Lawson Lundell LLP

4915 48th St, Suite 200, PO Box 818
Yellowknife, NT X1A 2N6
Phone: (867) 669-5522
Fax: (867) 920-2206
E-mail: smacpherson@lawsonlundell.com
 
 
 

Sheila has experience in all levels of court in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut and has appeared before a number of boards and tribunals. She routinely advises and represents both the Government of the Northwest Territories and the Government of Nunavut on legal issues before courts. She is presently legal counsel to the Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories. Sheila has considerable experience in the area of parliamentary privilege, legislative drafting and interpretation and constitutional law, much of that arising out of her experience with the Legislative Assembly stemming back to 1988. She has advised, and continues to advise, a number of boards with respect to their legal obligations. She has appeared in complex litigation matters in both Nunavut and the NWT. She is counsel for the Government of Nunavut on child protection cases and, as such, appears before the Nunavut Court of Justice on these matters on a regular basis. Sheila is recognized by Best Lawyers in Canada for Family Law and Personal Injury Litigation, and Chambers Canada in the General Business Law: Northern Canada and Arctic category. She received a 2017 Lexpert Zenith Award for the advancement of women in the legal profession.


Year Called to the Bar:1988
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