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Laura Brazil

Lawyer, McInnes Cooper

Laura Brazil is a Family and Estate Planning Lawyer in McInnes Cooper’s St. John’s office. She regularly advises and represents business owners in negotiating and drafting domestic contracts, in estate and succession planning, and in post-relationship division of assets. Contact Laura at or 709.570.7336.

Sheri Wicks

Partner, McInnes Cooper

Sheri Wicks, is an Estates & Trusts and Commercial Lawyer in McInnes Cooper’s St. John’s office. She counsels business owners on matters ranging from wills and estates, including succession planning, to general corporate matters and commercial and civil litigation, including shareholder disputes and directors’ liability issues. 

Issue 6.4 | Spring 2019

Key Estate Planning Considerations for Business Owners

Issue 7.1 | Fall 2019

Grow Your Business: 3 Structuring solutions

Stephanie Sheppard

Partner, McInnes Cooper

Stephanie Sheppard, is a leading Labour & Employment lawyer with McInnes Cooper in St. John’s. She provides advice on the full spectrum of labour and employment matters, from collective agreement interpretation, labour relations, employee discipline, employment contracts, workers compensation appeals, and human rights issues. 

Issue 6.3 | Winter 2018

5 Legal Basics Every NL Employer Should Know

Issue 7.4 | Summer 2020

The Top 5 FAQs about Cannabis at Work

Caroline Watton

Partner, McInnes Cooper

Caroline Watton is a leading business lawyer with McInnes Cooper in St. John’s. She provides strategic legal advice to start-ups, SMEs, and large corporations, assisting business owners, partnerships, and corporations on a wide range of corporate matters, including incorporation, corporate structuring, reorganization, mergers, acquisitions and dispositions, asset and share purchases, commercial leasing, and corporate governance and shareholder matters. 

Issue 6.2 | Fall 2018

Key Considerations Before You Incorporate Your Business in Newfoundland & Labrador

Issue 7.3 | Spring 2020

All in the Family: The family shareholders' agreement

Amanda Nash

Lawyer, McInnes Cooper

Amanda Nash is a labour and employment lawyer in McInnes Cooper’s St. John’s office with a particular interest in advising and representing employers in grievance and interest arbitration, collective agreement interpretation, human rights, and employment termination issues.


Contact Amanda at or 709.724.4709.

Issue 7.2 | Winter 2020

The Top 10 Employment Contract Terms

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