Nancy F. Barteaux, Q.C.

Nancy F. Barteaux, Q.C.

Founder and Managing Partner

Newfoundland and Labrador

Nancy F. Barteaux, Q.C. is founder and Managing Partner of Barteaux Labour and Employment Lawyers. She enjoys a substantial practice in labour and employment law, representing employers from a broad range of business sectors and industries. Areas of practice include: labour and employment, human rights and administrative law, and general litigation.

Known for providing proactive, strategic and timely advice, Nancy has earned a solid reputation across Atlantic Canada with both clients and peers. She has extensive experience as chief negotiator in collective bargaining. She's established a strong record representing employers in grievance arbitration, before administrative tribunals and before courts of law, including:

  • Workers' Compensation Appeal Tribunal
  • Labour Relations Board
  • Labour Standards Tribunal
  • Supreme Court of Nova Scotia
  • Nova Scotia Court of Appeal
  • Supreme Court of Canada

Recognition from peers is a testament to Nancy's comprehensive knowledge in her field, her abilities and her integrity:

  • Best Lawyers®: The Best Labour and Employment Lawyers in Canada 2018-2019
  • Best Lawyers®: Lawyer of the Year for Administrative and Public Law, Halifax, NS, 2019-2020.
  • Canadian Lawyer Magazine: Top 10 Labour & Employment Boutiques in Canada, 2018-19
  • Canadian HR Awards: Finalist, Best Labour and Employment Lawyer in a practice, 2018

Nancy is a frequent writer and speaker on labour and employment related issues. She is past Chair of the Nova Scotia Labour & Employment Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association. 

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