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Stephen Carneiro Fernandes

B.A. (Hons.), M.A., J.D. Lawyer

Called To Bar



  • University of Western Ontario, J.D., 2021
  • University of Western Ontario, M.A., 2018
  • King’s University College, B.A. (Hons.), 2017

Practice Areas

Guelph Office T. 519-837-2100 x384 F: 519-837-1617

Stephen is an associate in the Condominium Law Practice Group.

Stephen obtained his law degree from Western University and received the Law Society of Ontario Prize for ranking among the top fifteen students of the graduating class. While attending law school, he worked as a research assistant for several professors and as a teaching assistant for an undergraduate course in the areas of property law, contract law, and business organization. In his final year, he was selected to represent Western Law as the researcher at the 2021 Donald G.H Bowman National Tax Moot. He later articled at a real estate firm in Vaughan before he was called to the Ontario Bar in 2022. 

Prior to law school, he completed his Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Sociology and English Language & Literature at King’s University College, winning the Gold Medal, and later completed his Master of Arts in Sociology at Western University, while teaching in the areas of statistics and research methods.

Stephen was raised in London, Ontario and is very excited to settle in Guelph. In his spare time, Stephen keeps physically active and enjoys weight training and distance running.   

Awards & Accolades

  • Law Society of Ontario Prize, 2021
  • STEP Canada Award in Trusts, 2020
  • Guelph Office 105 Silvercreek Pkwy. N. Suite 100 Guelph, ON N1H 6S4
    519 837 2100
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    519 837 2100
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