902.678.2157 x227 or direct at 902.365.3425
Geoff Muttart is a native of Kings County, Nova Scotia and has practiced
law in Kentville since 1995. In addition to his law degree, he has
a Bachelor of Science with a major in Biology. He has specialized training
from DalTech in Environmental Law and related legislation. He is also
an Authorized Lawyer pursuant to the Land Registration
Act, which permits
him to conduct property transactions in Nova Scotia pursuant to the Act.
Geoff provides legal solutions to Municipal Governments, Farms, Businesses and Individuals. He has a comprehensive practice with extensive experience in Municipal Law, Planning and Zoning Law, Public Procurement (e.g. tenders), Real Estate Law (including Commercial & Residential Financing), Agricultural Law, Business Law and Estate Planning Law. He has represented parties in litigation matters before the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal, Supreme Court of Nova Scotia, Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board, and Nova Scotia Police Review Board. He provides comprehensive legal services to the Town of Kentville, Town of Berwick and Village of Port Williams, as well as Alternative Resource Energy Authority and Kings Transit Authority.
Geoff advises clients about both business and personal legal
issues. These include: real estate and construction disputes; conveyancing
of property; managing environmentally contaminated sites; advocating for and against proposed developments; employment issues; and planning for death and disability (e.g. wills and powers of attorney).
Geoff is a designated lawyer for Business Development Bank of Canada. He represents both BDC and borrowers in commercial transactions, including buying and expanding a business.
Geoff's professional contributions include presently serving as a Director of the Real Estate Lawyers Association of Nova Scotia, a member of the Professional Standards (Real Estate) Committee of the Nova Scotia Barristers' Society, and Past-President of The Kings County Barristers Society. Geoff belongs to various sections of the Canadian Bar Association - Nova Scotia Branch.
Geoff is involved in community affairs. He is currently Secretary of the Annapolis Valley Farmland Trust Society and Chairperson of the Trust's Land Acquisition Committee. He is a Past-Chairperson of the Kings Regional Development Agency and was also Secretary of the Eastern Kings Chamber of Commerce (now Annapolis Valley Chamber of Commerce) for many years.
Geoff lives in Kentville with his wife Anne-Marie and their children.
Kentville, Nova Scotia, Canada
t. 902.678.2157 • f. 902.678.9455