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During this time of uncertainty we would like to reassure our clients that our team is working hard to meet your legal needs.  While our office remains open with some team members working remotely, we remain available to respond to any and all questions. The safest method of contact is by telephone or email where we will be happy to serve you.


Please note that we have safety restrictions in place for in-office visits to protect ourselves and our clients and we recommend you contact our office before attending in person.


Ernest L. Gittens, Senior Partner

Ernest Gittens

Ernest has appeared before all levels of the Provincial and Supreme Courts in Newfoundland and Labrador (general, Family and Court of Appeal) as well as the Supreme Court of Canada.

Ernest is a current member of the Canadian Bar Association, the Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador and the Atlantic Provinces Trial Lawyers Association.

In his 33 years of practice, Ernest has gained considerable experience and currently maintains an extensive litigation practice.


  • Undergraduate degree, Sociology, University of Toronto
  • Bachelor of Laws, University of Ottawa, 1981

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Taxation Law

Community Involvement

  • Past president, YM-YWCA
  • Former chair, UNICEF Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Past member, Multicultural Society

Contact Info

Tel: 709-579-8424, Ext. 221

Fax: 709-738-1339

Assistant: Kelly Doiron

Tel: 709-579-8424, Ext. 204

Fax: 709-738-1339

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