Please know that our office(s) remain open, subject to any recommendations to the contrary. Our staff remains committed to the highest level of service to our clients during this incredibly difficult period. We request where possible all interaction with our team be via email and phone to limit any chance of transmission and to do our part to help health authorities manage the load. It goes without saying that many of our clients are within the demographic most challenged by Covid-19, so we will do our part to protect our most vulnerable citizens.
Until further notice we are accepting clients by appointment only. To see a lawyer in Kentville please call 902-678-3257 to arrange an appointment. If you wish to see a lawyer in the Berwick office please call 902-538-3168.
When you arrive for your scheduled appointment please call to let us know you are here and wait in your vehicle or outside until we return your call or come to the door to let you know your lawyer is ready to see you. If you do not have a phone please knock on the door to let us know you are here. Please do not show up more than 5 minutes ahead of your scheduled time. Unless a support pperson is needed only the person with the appointment will be permitted to enter the building.
We require all clients entering our building to wear a face mask. We have also increased the frequency of sanitizing all frequently touched surfaces to help protect our clients and staff.
Please help us by initiating similar changes to your new normal and we will all contribute to the best outcome possible from this challenging period.
We will respond to your inquiry as soon as we are able, but we ask for your patience as well.
Regards and good health to all.
IF YOU HAVE ANY OF THE SYMPTOMS LISTED BELOW, OR IF YOU HAVE TRAVELLED OUTSIDE THE PROVINCE OR HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH SOMEONE WHO HAS TRAVELLED OUTSIDE THE PROVINCE IN THE LAST 14 DAYS YOU ARE UNABLE TO ENTER OUR BUILDING AT THIS TIME.
Anyone with one of the following symptoms of COVID-19 should visit the COVID-19 self-assessment website or call 811:
Cough or worsening of a previous cough.
Anyone with two or more of the following symptoms is also asked to visit the 811 website:
Shortness of breath.
Your Full-service Law Firm in Kentville & Berwick
Waterbury Newton is a well-established, full-service law firm with a history of over 60 years in the Annapolis Valley. What started as a small practice consisting of David J.C. Waterbury, a Second World War veteran and his partner, Ralph Shaw, has evolved into a firm with two office locations in Berwick and Kentville and a strong team of lawyers and support staff. We offer a free 30-minute consultation.
At Waterbury Newton, we aim to provide excellent, efficient, and personable legal services to our clients. We create innovative solutions while upholding our founding values of providing legal services with honesty, integrity, initiative, teamwork and without discrimination.
Our clients’ needs and expectations are of the utmost importance. The competence and care of our lawyers and support staff ensure our clients’ needs are always our top priority.
We have an experienced and skilled team of lawyers and support staff who work together with mutual respect, courtesy and dedication to our clients. Pooling together our skills and resources as a team enables us to be efficient and achieve the best possible outcomes.
Commitment to the Community
For many years, we have contributed to Bar Society activities, lectures at professional and community seminars, panels, papers and presentations. We freely contribute hundreds of hours annually to public service groups, bringing our talents and abilities to those in need.
Our lawyers and staff contribute regularly to charities and not-for-profit groups through donations and participation in annual fundraisers. Contact us today to schedule an appointment.