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Matthew Hack


Matt started at MacGillivray Law as a summer research analyst in 2016. Following law school, he articled under founder Jamie MacGillivray before joining the firm as an Associate in 2020.

While pursuing his Bachelor of Laws at University College London, Matt raced in the British Universities Karting Championship and was a member of the first-place team at the UCL Law/BLP debating competition.

Prior to attending law school Matt served as a parliamentary assistant at the House of Commons, Parliament of Canada. He was awarded the Dr. Moses M. Coady Scholarship for debating to St. Francis Xavier University.

Matt is originally from Stellarton, he now lives in New Glasgow with his wife Yaya and dog Lobster.


  • Queen Mary University of London
    London, England – LL.M. with Merit
  • University College London
    London, England – LL.B. (Honours)
  • Carleton University
    Ottawa, Ontario – B.A. (Hons)
  • Certificate of Accreditation from the National Committee of Accreditation – Federation of Law Societies Canada


  • Atlantic Provinces Trial Lawyers Association

Bar Admissions

  • Nova Scotia, 2020
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