Nancy F. Barteaux, Q.C.

Nancy Barteaux

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F: 902.377.2234 
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Nancy is a senior employment and labour lawyer with an acute focus on issues affecting the workplace. 

As a management-side advocate, she provides day-to-day counsel as well as long-term strategic advice to employers across a broad spectrum of industries throughout Atlantic Canada. 

She acts for employers dealing with concerns that range from all manner of employment-related issues including complex disputes and collective bargaining negotiations. 

Nancy has an admirable success record representing employers before the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia and the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal and in grievance arbitrations. She also successfully represented Employers before administrative tribunals, such as the Workers' Compensation Appeal Tribunal, the Labour Relations Board and the Labour Standards Tribunal. 

Nancy received her Queen’s Counsel designation in 2014. As Managing Partner of Barteaux Durnford, she has a thorough understanding and honest appreciation of how beneficial work environments support a positive workplace.


Nancy's work and reputation have been recognized by Best Lawyers®, a peer review publication. She is on The Best Lawyers List, which is an unbiased resource for lawyers and clients seeking legal talent.

Best Employment and Labour Lawyer Within a PracticeCanadian HR Awards 2018: Nancy has been selected as a Finalist in the Best Labour and Employment Lawyer (in a practice) category. More information about Nancy's awards is available in our Labour and Employment News Blog.



Year of Call 

Nova Scotia, 1995

Law School 

LL.B., Dalhousie University, 1994