66 Wentworth Street, Sydney, NS, B1P 6T4

Who We Are


Sampson McPhee is a leading Nova Scotia law firm

For over 30 years, Sampson McPhee has provided innovative and practical solutions, timely and efficient service and a breadth and depth of knowledge and experience in all areas of the law to a diverse client base. We provide services of the highest calibre in every area of law, a goal to which the members of our firm are committed to at every level.


A Blend of Tradition and Innovation

The success of our firm has only one measure: the success of the clients we serve. At Sampson McPhee, we have long been guided by a tradition of doing the best that we can for our clients by doing good work. This tradition continues to serve as our foundation and our inspiration.

Today, doing good work for our clients means advancing our position as knowledgeable, multi-disciplinary service providers with global competence. Our lawyers continue to demonstrate their qualities as innovative strategists, well able to handle the complexities of emerging industries, advancing technology and variable international economics to maximum advantage.

Above all, our lawyers, students and staff share a common goal, excellence in all that we do. We vigorously foster an environment that encourages the individual and supports the firm. The unique qualities that each individual brings to the collective effort are fundamental to the continued success of our firm and its clients and we proudly acknowledge their contributions to our past... and to our future.


Community Involvement

Sampson McPhee's lawyers and staff believe in giving back to the community. When not in the courtroom or at the mediation table, our team has been busy giving a helping hand for over 30 years. We have volunteered for a variety of causes throughout Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia and Canada. Our lawyers provide pro bono legal services to a variety of community organizations, entrepreneurs beginning a new business and many other groups. We also participate in fundraisers and donate directly to numerous organizations that support our local and global communities.