Chair – Nova Scotia Legal Aid Commission

We are pleased to announce that George Ash has been appointed as the Chair of the Nova Scotia Legal Aid Commission effective March 30, 2019. George has been a Commission Board member since May 1, 2012.

George Ash (B.Kin, B.Ed., LL.B.) is a Partner and Chair of the Real Estate Group with BOYNECLARKE LLP. George practices in both Real Property, and Wills and Estate administrations.

As a former inner city school teacher, George taught for four years before deciding to return to Dalhousie University to study Law. George joined BOYNECLARKE LLP after being called to the bar in 2005, and has been a valuable member of the firm since.

George takes pride in his involvement in the African Nova Scotian community, being a former member of the African Nova Scotia Music Association and past Chair for the Advisory Council for the Indigenous Black & Mi’kmaq Initiative at Schulich School of Law.

George is a graduate of the Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University. He holds Kinesiology and Education Degrees from the University of New Brunswick. George has a wife and two sons, and is an active golfer.

We are confident that under George’s leadership Nova Scotia Legal Aid will continue to improve access to justice for Nova Scotians.