Our Team

The lawyers at McKiggan Hebert practice in the areas of personal injury and medical malpractice, business law, and civil litigation.

We provide advice to individuals and small business owners on litigation and trial related matters. We have extensive trial and appellate experience in the Nova Scotia Provincial Court, Nova Scotia Supreme Court, and the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal.

Our firm also represents its clients before government regulatory and administrative tribunals throughout Atlantic Canada.

Our Clients Come First

At McKiggan Hebert, we provide peace of mind to our clients who are going through the stress of litigation as a result of being injured.

Our Guarantee

While no lawyer can guarantee the outcome of litigation, we can guarantee that we will work with you, share decision making, and provide you with timely personalized service.

100% Satisfaction Guarantee

In personal injury claims, we are so confident in the information we provide to our clients that we offer a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. The details are in our “Client Choice Fee Program”. You can contact us for a free copy. There is no law firm anywhere in Atlantic Canada (or the rest of Canada for that matter) that we are aware of that offers a similar guarantee in writing!

Our Lawyers
Picture of John McKiggan Q.C.
Halifax, Nova Scotia

John dedicates his practice exclusively to representing persons who have suffered an injury or loss as a result of medical malpractice , car and truck accidents (or other serious personal injury claims) and institutional liability. He has a special interest in representing victims in civil claims for childhood sexual abuse compensation claims.


John's colleagues honoured his efforts and experience by electing him President of the Atlantic Provinces Trial Lawyers Association.


John has been appointed Queen's Counsel (Q.C.), a designation used to recognize Canadian lawyers for exceptional merit and contribution to the legal profession.
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Picture of Brian Hebert
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Brian graduated from Dalhousie Law School in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1988. Prior to law school, Brian attended Saint Francis Xavier University where he earned recognition for academic excellence while pursuing a Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Economics and was elected to both the University Senate and Board of Governors.


Brian was admitted to the Nova Scotia Barristers' Society in 1989.


As one of the founding partners of McKiggan Hebert, Brian focuses on corporate/commercial law, First Nations law, environmental law and litigation.
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Picture of Mark Raftus
Halifax, Nova Scotia

With 16 years of experience representing the injured, as the senior associate of McKiggan Hebert, Mark dedicates his practice exclusively to representing persons injured through the fault of another including car and truck accidents , slip and falls, brain injury, and spinal cord injury claims.

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