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Wednesday, September 11, 2019 @ 11:20 AM

New litigation associate for DLA Piper in Toronto

DLA Piper (Canada) LLP announced that Simon McCleary has joined the firm’s Toronto office as an associate in the litigation, arbitration and investigations group. ... [read more]

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 @ 11:17 AM

Fasken adds commercial litigation partner in Montreal

Fasken announced that Sébastien Richemont has joined the firm as a partner with the commercial litigation group in Montreal. ... [read more]

Wednesday, September 04, 2019 @ 11:21 AM

New online tool for parenting plans avoids cost, conflict: B.C. legal services society Jamie Gillespie, Tyler Technologies

Putting together a parenting plan in B.C. has gotten a bit easier. The provincial Legal Services Society's (LSS) MyLawBC Family Resolution Centre is now allowing parents to craft their plan online. ... [read more]

Monday, July 29, 2019 @ 12:51 PM

McKelvey partner named chair of Sport Resolution Centre of Canada

Stewart McKelvey announced that Halifax partner Mick Ryan has been named Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada (SDRCC) chair for a two-year term. ... [read more]

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 @ 4:26 PM

Quebec Court of Appeal judge nominated to replace Gascon on SCC

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced on July 10 the nomination of the Honourable Nicholas Kasirer to the Supreme Court of Canada. ... [read more]

Friday, June 28, 2019 @ 10:41 AM

Two judges appointed to Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench

The federal Department of Justice on June 27 announced judicial appointments for the province of Manitoba. ... [read more]

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 @ 1:42 PM

Benefits, challenges of Ontario’s publicly funded family mediation services Family coming together

Mediation has risen to the fore as part of a suite of family justice services to find expeditious and cost-effective ways to support separating families since 2011, when Ontario's Ministry of the Attorney General (MAG) funded family mediation services in every courthouse offering free, onsite mediation to individuals on the day of their court appearance. The ministry also funded offsite mediation accessible by all families for more complex matters, with user fees based on income. Research was done to learn about the challenges and best practices in providing these services. ... [read more]

Friday, June 21, 2019 @ 11:12 AM

Three new associates join Stewart McKelvey

Stewart McKelvey announced on June 18 that new calls to the New Brunswick bar Graham Haynes, Sarah Kanhai and John Morse have joined the East Coast firm as associates. ... [read more]

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 @ 2:59 PM

Former N.S. chief justice joins Stewart McKelvey as counsel

Stewart McKelvey announced that former Nova Scotia chief justice J. Michael MacDonald has joined the firm’s Halifax office as counsel. ... [read more]

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 @ 1:10 PM

Settlement of legal dispute using B.C.-produced robot mediator called first ever Graham Ross

Although the use of technology and artificial intelligence in the judicial system may conjure up images of Tom Cruise and Sylvester Stallone, a dispute in the U.K. was recently solved through the use of a system designed by a B.C.-based company in a situation a lawyer involved in the case is calling the first of its kind. ... [read more]