Sheila M. MacPherson
Sheila M. MacPherson
Partner at Lawson Lundell LLP
(867) 669-5522
(867) 920-2206
4915 48th St, Suite 200, PO Box 818, Yellowknife, NT
Year called to bar: 1988
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 the governments of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut on legal issues before courts. She is also legal counsel to the Legislative Assembly of the NWT. Sheila has considerable experience in the area of parliamentary privilege, legislative drafting and interpretation, and constitutional law. 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 The 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, a 2021 Chambers Canada Outstanding Contribution Award, and a President's Award for Outstanding Service to the NWT Bar in 2021. She is a Fellow of The Litigation Counsel of America. 
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