Michael (Mick) Levin practices real estate and business law. Mick represents buyers, sellers, and lenders in both residential and commercial real estate transactions of all scales. In addition to property matters, Mick especially enjoys working with businesses to plan for success by providing review and drafting of corporate documents including asset and share purchases and sales, leases, incorporation services, shareholder agreements, employment and service contracts, intellectual property agreements, and more. Mick also offers limited litigation support for existing clients. Although he prefers to resolve disputes through negotiation, Mick has advocated for his clients and argued cases before all levels of court in Nova Scotia.
With a background in economics and an MBA, he strives to provide prudent advice in plain language, considering the individual preferences and circumstances of each client. By delving into the underlying needs and applying innovative problem solving and strong advocacy skills, Mick works to resolve clients’ legal issues effectively and efficiently.
Beyond the office, Mick is passionate about travel and outdoor recreation. He has hiked, biked, paddled, and climbed in dozens of countries and served on the Board of Directors or as a pro bono advisor to the Climb Nova Scotia Association since 2008. From time to time, he also works as a small-ship expedition guide in the polar regions, piloting watercraft, leading hikes in polar bear country or on visits to penguin colonies and sharing his knowledge of environmental law and policy with passengers.
- J.D. – Dalhousie University (Schulich School of Law) – 2015
- M.B.A. – Dalhousie University (Rowe School of Business) – 2015
- B.Comm. – Saint Mary’s University (Sobey School of Business) – 2010