R. Peter Muttart, Q.C.
Legal Analyst, Mediator & Arbitrator, Facilitator
Peter was a founding partner of the firm. He spent 45 years in the practice of law, with an emphasis on business development, corporate structures, commercial transactions, mergers and acquisitions, franchising, municipal law, wills and estates, and real property. He was BV Rated by Martindale-Hubble recognizing very high legal ability and ethical standards.
He appeared at various times in all levels of courts in Nova Scotia and the Supreme Court of Canada. He also participated in the trial of one of the largest civil wrongful death jury awards in the State of Texas.
Peter retired as a lawyer in 2014 and established a practice as a consulting professional. He no longer appears in court or gives legal advice, but assesses client issues and provides analysis to our lawyers.
Peter’s business experience both as an entrepreneur and as an advisor to entrepreneurs is extensive. He was the leader of a consortium that planned and constructed Town Square Mall in Kentville. He was a corporate partner in the creation and development of MacDougall Heights Subdivision, Kentville. He was intricately involved in boot strapping and consulting with corporate start-ups including food franchise, clothing store, business centre and fitness centre.
His significant volunteerism has been focused in economic development and the arts. He is the recipient of various awards, including the Annapolis Valley Chamber of Commerce Lifetime Achievement Award (2010). He is presently a member of the Board of Directors of the Valley Regional Enterprise Network.
Peter is a trained mediator and arbitrator. His services are available as a cost-effective way to resolve disputes without the expense associated with protracted court proceedings.
He is widely known for his skills as a facilitator defusing tense situations and chairing heated meetings.
Kentville, Nova Scotia, Canada
t. 902.678.2157 • f. 902.678.9455