Who we are

 

Meet the Office of the General Counsel Team

Scott Worsfold – General Counsel (Acting)

Scott Worsfold holds the position of General Counsel (Acting). He joined Memorial in September 2016 and has twenty-five years of legal experience, including experience in private practice and as in-house counsel with Walmart, Eastern Health and the City of Guelph. While in Guelph, he was member of the Board of Directors and then Vice-Chair of the Wellington Law Association. Scott is called to the bar in Ontario and in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Scott completed his undergraduate and Master’s degrees at Queen’s University and law degree at Dalhousie University. His practice has spanned a wide range of areas, including litigation, risk management, contracts, procurement, human rights and privacy. His practice includes advocacy before all levels of Court in Newfoundland & Labrador and in Ontario, as well as the Ontario Municipal Board, the Ontario Assessment Review Board, the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal and the Newfoundland and Labrador Human Rights Commission.

Scott is currently an elected Bencher of the Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador, serving on the Executive Committee. He is also an instructor of the Law Society’s Bar Admission Course and a sessional instructor in the Faculty of Business Administration at Memorial where he teaches Business Law.

T:  (709) 864-7695 | E:  dsworsfold@mun.ca

Raelene Lee - Associate General Counsel 

T: (709) 864-8920 | E: raelenelee@mun.ca

Christopher Forbes - Associate General Counsel 

Chris holds the position of Associate General Counsel. He joined Memorial in March 2011 after having worked in private practice for 8 years. He has a B.A. (Hons.) degree from Mount Allison, a M.A. from Acadia, and a LL.B. from Dalhousie University.

T:  (709) 864-4568 | E:   cforbes@mun.ca

Neil Head  - Assistant to General Counsel

Neil holds the position of Assistant to the Office of the General Counsel at Memorial University of Newfoundland.

T: (709) 864-6481 | E: nhead@mun.ca