Focus On
NEW In-House Counsel | Insurance | Intellectual Property | Immigration | Natural Resources | Real Estate | Tax

Legal aid veteran now champions causes for impoverished pro bono

Monday, November 20, 2017 @ 1:00 PM | By Donalee Moulton

For 31 years, Vince Calderhead worked for Nova Scotia Legal Aid helping individuals living in poverty address a diverse and dire range of legal issues. He retired earlier this year — and almost immediately went to work in private practice with Pink Larkin. That work, however, is unique in Canada. Calderhead, who is counsel in the Halifax law firm, does not charge for his services.

“I’m working on a pro bono basis representing people in cases that present systemic issues,” he said in an interview. “My...