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Barbara A.E. Oley, Associate

Barbara A.E. Oley

In her family law practice, Barbara represents clients in cases involving custody, access, support and division of assets. Barbara attempts to integrate appropriate dispute resolution techniques into her practice where possible, to assist clients in resolving their disputes in a cost-effective manner. She has successfully negotiated agreements on behalf of family law clients within this process.

When litigation is necessary, Barbara has the experience representing clients before the courts, particularly in cases where there is a high level of conflict.

In her criminal practice, she has acted as defence counsel for accused persons and has experience in a wide variety of matters ranging from highway traffic offences to more serious matters such as assault, impaired driving, theft and fraud under and over $5,000.

Barbara has appeared in the Provincial Court of Newfoundland and Labrador, the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador, Family Division and Trial Division.

Barbara is committed to attending to the individual needs of her clients and providing them with effective representation.

When not at the office, Barbara can frequently be found hiking the East Coast trials, on the golf course, fly fishing, or skeet shooting. She enjoys travel, good food and good music.


  • Saint Mary’s University, B.A. in Psychology, 2006
  • University of New Brunswick, LL.B, 2010
  • Bar Admissions Course, Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador, 2010
  • Call to Bar, Newfoundland and Labrador, 2011

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Labour and Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Property Law
  • Real Estate Transactions
  • Wills and Estates

Contact Info

Tel: 709-579-8424, Ext. 216

Fax: 709-738-1339

Assistant: Amber Andrews

Tel: 709-579-8424, Ext. 232

Fax: 709-738-1339

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