Emily Ryan
Associate Lawyer eryan@swdb.ca

Emily has a true passion for family law and has practiced extensively in that area during her years with the Legal Aid Commission. She strives for versatility and provides you with strong representation in Corporate & Commercial Law, Real Estate, Wills and Estates, and Personal Injury.

A solutions-driven litigator, Emily has developed an aptitude for finding common ground between parties, leading to resolutions without ever entering the courtroom — but when the situation demands it, she has significant experience advocating in Provincial and Supreme Courts across the province, and is dedicated to ensuring the best outcome for you.

Born and raised in St. John’s, Emily graduated from Memorial University with a degree in Political Science and Sociology in 2015, and obtained her Law Degree from Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University in Halifax, in 2018. She was called to the Newfoundland Bar in 2019, and was awarded the Provincial Court Judges’ Association Award for her outstanding performance on the bar exam.

No matter how great or how small, your matter is important to us. We’re waiting for your call.

Practice Areas: Family Law, Wills and Estates, Real Estate, Civil Litigation, Administrative Tribunals

2019 – Called to the Bar of Newfoundland and Labrador

2018 – Juris Doctor from Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University

2015 – Bachelor of Arts from Memorial University of NL



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