William W. Milne, CPA

Legal Counsel


Will is a Canadian lawyer and chartered accountant. Before being called to the Nova Scotia Bar in 2018, he obtained his Juris Doctor from Dalhousie University in Halifax, his Commerce degree from Queen’s University in Kingston and his CPA, CA from the Ontario School of Accountancy and CPA Canada.

Will gained invaluable accounting experience auditing some of Canada’s largest real estate companies while at Big 4 accounting firm on Bay Street in Toronto prior to pursuing his law degree. Upon finishing law school, Will built a successful legal practice at a large regional law firm in Halifax, with a focus on corporate, commercial and tax law.

While in law school, Will co-founded a successful commercial real estate business. More recently, Will acted as in-house legal counsel and CFO to several start-ups in the digital asset space, including a publicly listed fintech incubator, overseeing a wide range of regulatory pursuits, international commercial transactions and capital markets reporting and compliance.

Will draws upon his unique skillset and experience to delve into and gain a sound understanding of his clients’ business and objectives in order to provide them with timely, pragmatic advice.