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Cox & Palmer hires senior adviser for ocean innovation team

Thursday, April 11, 2019 @ 2:07 PM | By John Chunn


Mohammad Ali Raza, chair of Cox & Palmer’s Halifax ocean innovation team, announced the appointment of Dr. Marlon Lewis as senior ocean adviser to the Halifax office.

The firm’s press release said Lewis is professor emeritus in the Department of Oceanography at Dalhousie University and a successful entrepreneur, having created Satlantic, now part of Sea-Bird Scientific. Lewis will assist the Cox & Palmer Ocean Innovation Team and its clients as it works to turn Atlantic Canada’s ocean potential into reality.

“Dr. Lewis will be supporting our ocean innovation lawyers as they advise our clients who are building upon the region’s competitive advantage in this global market sector,” said Raza.

Cox & Palmer’s Ocean Innovation team provides advice in all major practice areas including corporate/commercial, mergers and acquisitions, procurement, employment and labour, environmental law, intellectual property, litigation, startup and business structuring and restructuring.