Sarah M. Kirby
Halifax, Nova Scotia
» Reappointed to a part-time term of four years on February 18, 2022.
A part-time Member of the Transportation Appeal Tribunal of Canada since 2012, Sarah Kirby was admitted to the Nova Scotia Barristers' Society as Barrister and Solicitor in 2000. From 2000 until 2011, she practiced law as a civil litigator in private practice in Nova Scotia with a focus on the marine transportation sector and made appearances in the Federal Court of Canada, the Nova Scotia Supreme Court and the Nova Scotia Provincial Court. From 2011 to 2015, she was an Assistant Dean at the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University, and from 2012 to 2016, served as a part-time Adjudicator for the Small Claims Court of Nova Scotia. Ms. Kirby is now a Senior Crown Attorney with the Public Prosecution Service of Nova Scotia. Ms. Kirby has served as an active member of the Canadian Maritime Law Association, the Women's International Shipping and Trading Association, and the Eastern Admiralty Law Association. She is currently a member of the Nova Scotia Barristers' Society's Hearing Committee, Credentials Committee, and the Internal Review Sub-committee, and was a member of The Advocates' Society Nova Scotia Regional Advisory Committee from 2016 to 2020.