Chartered Mediator and experienced corporate commercial lawyer, Jim Musgrave is a partner in Cox & Palmer’s Halifax office.
With more than 25 years of experience, a lifelong passion for the law, and a reputation for excellent client service, Jim has acted as outside legal counsel to a number of Atlantic Canada’s top private and public companies, as well as a variety of small and medium sized enterprises, providing legal assistance in a broad range of business activities including financings, mergers and acquisitions, restructuring and security enforcement, and securities issues.
Designated a Chartered Mediator, the highest mediation accreditation attainable in Canada, Jim has a benchmark settlement rate on mediated files, and successfully uses his business experience and extensive mediation and dispute resolution training, to help companies and individuals reach alternative resolutions. Jim offers private arbitration, mediation and workplace investigation services.
Jim is the 2014 recipient of the national Lionel J. McGowan Award of Excellence in Dispute Resolution, awarded by the ADR Institute of Canada. The McGowan Award recognizes those who have made an outstanding contribution to the development and success of ADRIC on a national level, and have contributed significantly to the promotion and development of alternative dispute resolution across Canada.
Jim Musgrave represents Cox & Palmer on the ADRIC Board, leads the Roster Development committee and sits on the Finance and Mediation AND Arbitration Designations Standards committees.