Areas of Practice

A practice that makes perfect

Curtis Dawe brings focus, flexibility, integrity, and innovation to its diverse areas of practice. Our talented and experienced team applies rigorous ethics, confident representation, and a history of success to our casework.

These are our areas of practice:

ADMINISTRATIVE LAW

Administrative Law is the body of law governing the administrative agencies created by federal and provincial governments to implement and administer legislation.

ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION (ADR)

Sometimes litigation is unavoidable, but our highly-skilled Curtis Dawe team is dedicated to exploring all dispute resolution options for our clients.

CIVIL LITIGATION

Civil Litigation refers to the conduct of a non-criminal matter in a court of law from initial advice to client(s) through to the enforcement of a judgment.

CORPORATE LAW

Curtis Dawe provides legal services to business entities of a variety of sizes and across a variety of industries. 

CONSTRUCTION LAW

The construction industry involves a multitude of players, in both the private and public sectors, throughout various phases of a construction project.

FAMILY LAW

Curtis Dawe provides an experienced team of lawyers who practice Family Law representing clients in the Courts as well as working with our clients to resolve matters by agreement and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR).

FERTILITY LAW

Fertility Law is the area of law that deals with the legislation surrounding the creation of a family through Assisted Reproductive Technologies

INSURANCE LAW

Curtis Dawe provides an experienced team of lawyers who practice Insurance Law. Our team represents many insurance companies in court matters as well as working with our clients to resolve matters by way of settlement and Alternative Dispute Resolution

LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT LAW

Labour Law is the system of rules and regulations surrounding employment contracts — or collective agreements — between trade unions and employers. Employment Law regulates the employment relationship between individual employees and employers.

MUNICIPAL LAW

We act for citizens, councillors, regional boards, and municipalities from across Newfoundland and Labrador and take pride in solving their respective unique municipal issues.

PERSONAL INJURY LAW

Curtis Dawe’s dedicated team has the knowledge and expertise to ensure our clients receive complete and fair compensation.

PRODUCT LIABILITY

Damages caused by dangerous or defective products can give rise to complex litigation. When an injured person seeks recovery, it can be difficult to determine who is ultimately responsible, and proceedings can involve a number of parties, such as the manufacturers of individual components as well as suppliers and distributors.

PROFESSIONAL NEGLIGENCE & REGULATION

Professionals are expected to exercise reasonable skill and care in the provision of their work to the public.

REAL ESTATE LAW

Real Estate Law is the body of law that regulates “real property”, or land and buildings, both residential and commercial.

WILLS & ESTATE PLANNING

Curtis Dawe has a team of professional and experienced estate lawyers who provide advice in estate planning and administration to ensure our clients have comprehensive legal solutions in place to meet their needs.

ADMINISTRATIVE LAW

Administrative law is the body of law governing the administrative agencies created by federal and provincial governments to implement and administer legislation.

ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION (ADR)

Sometimes litigation is unavoidable, but our highly-skilled Curtis Dawe team is dedicated to exploring all dispute resolution options for our clients.

CORPORATE LAW
CIVIL LITIGATION

Civil Litigation refers to the conduct of a non-criminal matter in a court of law from initial advice to client(s) through to the enforcement of a judgment.

CONSTRUCTION LAW

The construction industry involves a multitude of players, in both the private and public sectors, throughout various phases of a construction project.

FAMILY LAW

Curtis Dawe provides an experienced team of lawyers who practice Family Law representing clients in the Courts as well as working with our clients to resolve matters by agreement and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR).

FERTILITY LAW

Fertility Law is the area of law that deals with the legislation surrounding the creation of a family through Assisted Reproductive Technologies

INSURANCE LAW

Curtis Dawe provides an experienced team of lawyers who practice Insurance Law. Our team represents many insurance companies in court matters as well as working with our clients to resolve matters by way of settlement and Alternative Dispute Resolution

LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT LAW

Labour Law is the system of rules and regulations surrounding employment contracts — or collective agreements — between trade unions and employers. Employment Law regulates the employment relationship between individual employees and employers.

MUNICIPAL LAW
PERSONAL INJURY LAW

Curtis Dawe’s dedicated team has the knowledge and expertise to ensure our clients receive complete and fair compensation.

PRODUCT LIABILITY

Damages caused by dangerous or defective products can give rise to complex litigation. When an injured person seeks recovery, it can be difficult to determine who is ultimately responsible, and proceedings can involve a number of parties, such as the manufacturers of individual components as well as suppliers and distributors.

PROFESSIONAL NEGLIGENCE & REGULATION

Professionals are expected to exercise reasonable skill and care in the provision of their work to the public.

REAL ESTATE LAW

Real Estate Law is the body of law that regulates “real property”, or land and buildings, both residential and commercial.

WILLS AND ESTATES

Curtis Dawe has a team of professional and experienced estate lawyers who provide advice in estate planning and administration to ensure our clients have comprehensive legal solutions in place to meet their needs.