John J. Creighton

Corporate and Commercial Lawyer



John joined Patterson Law as a student in the summers of 2018 and 2019 and returned in 2020 as an articled clerk. Upon being called to the Bar in June of 2021, John joined our Corporate/Commercial practice group.

Prior to his legal career, John was an Operations Analyst with an international trust company.

  • Incorporation and structuring of businesses
  • Purchase and sale of businesses, mergers and acquisitions, asset and
  • share transactions
  • Shareholders’ Agreements
  • Commercial leasing
  • Purchase and sale of real estate
  • Secured lending, domestic and international borrowing and lending,
  • syndicated loans
  • Dalhousie Hector McInnes Renewable Entrance Scholarship
  • Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Dalhousie Pro Bono Tenants Rights Program (2017-2018)
  • Dalhousie Investment society (2014-2015)
  • Bar Admission: Nova Scotia, 2021
  • J.D. (Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University, 2020)
  • B.Comm. (Dalhousie University, 2015)