George Franklin

George is an associate with Pink Larkin in its Halifax office. He practices primarily in the areas of labour and employment law.

George has represented clients at all levels of court in Nova Scotia as well as at the Federal Court. His practice includes working with public and private-sector labour unions in all manner of disputes, assisting non-unionized employees resolve workplace issues such as the termination of the employment relationship, and advocating for clients involved in civil and criminal litigation.

George attended law school at Dalhousie University where he was a Dean’s List student and received several awards for academic excellence including five class awards for highest standing. George obtained a combined B.A. Honours in Human Rights and Law from Carleton University.

Prior to joining Pink Larkin, George articled at the Court of Appeal for Ontario as a law clerk to the Honourable Associate Chief Justice Hoy and the Honourable Justices MacPherson, LaForme, and Benotto. He worked as a summer student for a major Canadian not-for-profit environmental law organization.

George can often be found outdoors. Before law school, he worked in outdoor tourism in Ontario, the Yukon, and the Alberta Rockies. These days he enjoys exploring small towns and hiking with his partner and two delightful young children.

Year of Call
Nova Scotia, 2018
Ontario, 2018

Law School
J.D., Dalhousie University, 2017

B.A. Honours, Human Rights and Law, Carleton University, 2014

Human Rights
Labour Law