66 Wentworth Street, Sydney, NS, B1P 6T4

Fisheries Law


Founded on rich history and culture, our island's fishing and seafood industry here in Cape Breton is strong, vibrant and ever-changing. For over 30 years, we have provided legal advice to hundreds of clients in the fish and seafood industry throughout Atlantic Canada. From the fishers to the processors, distributors and aquaculture farmers, we pride ourselves on helping our client's with their unique legal needs so we can deliver effective legal solutions that allow them to grow and thrive. If you or someone you know are involved in the fish and seafood industry, we are here to help.

Here are some of the specific areas of law in which we can help:

  • Financing
  • Regulatory Compliance, Permitting and Licensing
  • Cross-Border Issues (e.g., Contracting)
  • Business succession, estate and tax planning
  • Environmental Compliance, and Regulation and Assessment Processes
  • Regulatory Compliance, Permitting and Licensing
  • Commercializing new technologies
  • Contract and Trademark advice
  • Indigenous Law

If you would like to book a confidential, consultation with a member of our legal team, we would love to speak with you.

We provide flexible appointments throughout Cape Breton Island. 
Call 902-539-2425 or email 
mail@sampsonmcphee.com to book your consultation.

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