Gregory M. Smith, K.C., Q. Arb.
Greg is a partner at Curtis Dawe. He has practiced law as litigation counsel and advocate since 1989 following his LLB (1988) from the University of New Brunswick and his M.Ed. (1984) and B.A., B.Ed. (1981) and from Memorial University of Newfoundland.
With a focus on mediation and private commercial arbitration, Greg works with clients—including individuals, corporations, organizations and government, both plaintiffs and defendants—to resolve complex litigation disputes in a variety of practice areas within the construction, corporate, commercial, energy and insurance law fields.
Awards and Recognition:
- “Distinguished” Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating
- Peer-selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in Canada in the practice areas for the years 2014-2020 for his work in Class Action Litigation, Construction Law, Corporate and Commercial Litigation, and Insurance Law.
- Appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2019
- Accredited by the ADR Institute of Canada as a Qualified Arbitrator (Q. Arb.) in 2021
Outside the Firm:
Greg is the Civil Litigation Section Chair and an instructor with the Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador Bar Admission Course. He is a member of the Canadian Bar Association and the Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador.