Title: Admiralty and Maritime


Douglas Wright



Douglas Wright

Firm: Cox & Palmer
Address:Scotia Centre, Suite 1000
235 Water Street
St. John's, Newfoundland A1C 1B6
Email:Send an Email
Local Time:Tue. 15:52
Web site: Direct Page


Doug articled at the Federal Court of Appeal and practiced Business Law in Ottawa, Ontario prior to joining Cox & Palmer.

Business: Drafting commercial agreements for business acquisitions and divestitures (shares and assets), corporate organizations, shareholder agreements, services agreements and advising on compliance matters in various regulated industries including transportation and food and drugs.

Marine: Assisting in vessel acquisitions and fisheries licencing litigation.

Litigation: Assisting in commercial litigation matters.


Areas of Practice


  • Administrative
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate & Commercial
  • Estates & Trusts
  • Fisheries & Marine
  • Securities & Corporate Finance
  • Tax


Professional Career


Professional Associations

    Canadian Bar Association
    Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador

Bar Admission

Ontario (2001)
Newfoundland and Labrador (2003)



  • Carleton University (B. Journ. 1986)
  • Carleton University (B.A. Hons. 1988)
  • Queen&s University (LL.B. 1998)
  • University of Ottawa (LL.M. 2001)