Jeffrey P. Benson, QC Co-Managing Director

Jeff Benson is principally active in the corporate and commercial field and routinely advises on banking and secured financing, securities, mergers and acquisitions, health law, administrative law and related litigation. A LEXPERT® leading practitioner in corporate/commercial law, a LawDay© leading lawyer in banking and finance, acknowledged as a top-tier corporate/commercial lawyer in Atlantic Canada by Chambers and Partners, listed in The Best Lawyers in Canada® and as its regional corporate lawyer of the year for 2010, 2017 and 2019, he is a lead provincial counsel for a statutory federal banking agency and a major national trust and insurance corporation, and is Newfoundland counsel to a wide range of national and international corporations involved in various fields of endeavour, including the health care, manufacturing, transportation, communications and petrochemical industries.

Jeff is a former President of the Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador and has served on many Law Society and Federal/Provincial Government working committees. He is past chair of the Board of Governors of the Law Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador. Jeff is a graduate of Dalhousie Law School, was admitted to the Newfoundland and Labrador Bar in 1980 and was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2002.


Dalhousie University, Dalhousie Law School