J. Gordon MacKay, K.C.


Email [email protected]

Phone (902) 626-4252

Fax (902) 566-1377



Isabel Doucette

Email [email protected]

Phone (902) 626-4272

About J. Gordon MacKay, K.C.

Gordon is a partner in the firm. He is a Charlottetown native who has been practicing law since 1980. He received his B.Sc. in 1975 from Dalhousie University, his LL.B. in 1980 from the University of New Brunswick, and an EMBA from the University of Prince Edward Island in 2014.

Gordon’s practice is concentrated in areas of Corporate-Commercial, Civil Litigation, Administrative Law, Labour, Employment, and Construction Law.

Gordon resides in Charlottetown with his wife Patricia MacKay and their two dogs. They have four adult daughters. In his spare time Gordon enjoys golfing, boating, fishing, and biking.

King's Counsel


Professional Memberships

Law Society of Prince Edward Island

Canadian Bar Association

Bar Admissions

Prince Edward Island - 1980


Bachelor of Science - Dalhousie University - 1975

Bachelor of Laws - University of New Brunswick - 1980

Executive Master of Business Administration - University of Prince Edward Island - 2014

Industry Recognition & Awards

Doctor of Laws - University of Prince Edward Island - 2022

Law Society of Prince Edward Island Distinguished Community Service Award - 2012

Professional Activities & Affiliations

Former Commissioner - Judicial Renumeration Commission (PEI)

Past Secretary - Treasurer - Law Foundation of Prince Edward Island

Former Representative - P.E.I. Law Society to the Canadian Federation of Law Societies - 1993-1994

Past President - Federation of Law Societies of Canada - 1993

Past President - Prince Edward Island Law Society - 1993-1994

Section Chair - Canadian Bar Association (PEI Branch) - Energy and Environmental Law

Community & Volunteer Activities

President - The Island Nature Trust - 2021-Present

Assistant Vice-President - Facilities of the Prince Edward Island 2009 Canada Games Host Society

Honorary Legal Counsel - PEI Division of Boy Scouts of Canada

Honorary Legal Counsel - Kay Reynolds Community Living Center

Chair of UPEI Inspire Campaign

Director - The Island Nature Trust

Chairman - Red Cross Multi-Sport Relay - 1985-1986

Past Member - Charlottetown Town Planning Advisory Board

Vice-President - Facilities - 1992 Canada Winter Games - 1988-1991

Past Chairman - Orin D. Carver Scholarship Trust - 1991-2008

Past Chair - Prince Edward Island United Way Campaign - 1995

Past Chair - Queen Elizabeth Hospital Foundation

Past Chair - Capital Area Recreation Inc.

Past Governor - University of Prince Edward Island (Chair of the Development, Fundraising and External Relations Committee)