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Tuesday, October 22, 2019 @ 9:05 AM

SCC’s Gascon encourages lawyers and judges to talk openly about anxiety, depression Exclusive

Judges of the Supreme Court of Canada are legal icons, so it’s easy to forget that they are human beings and struggle with the same afflictions as the rest of us. That’s why retired Justice Clément Gascon’s decision to reveal that he lives with anxiety and depression has been so salutary for the legal profession’s awareness of, and efforts to destigmatize, the mental health challenges so many lawyers and judges face. ... [read more]

Friday, October 18, 2019 @ 1:25 PM

Four new associates join Stewart McKelvey team

Stewart McKelvey announced that having passed their respective province’s bar, associates Kara Harrington and Matthew Jacobs have joined the firm’s team in St. John’s, N.L., while associates Jennifer Thompson and Brendan Sheridan have joined the firm’s Halifax group. ... [read more]

Friday, October 11, 2019 @ 9:07 AM

New partner for BLG’s Calgary office

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) announced the arrival of a new partner, Colin Yeo, in its Calgary office. ... [read more]

Tuesday, October 01, 2019 @ 10:27 AM

New partner for Langlois lawyers

Langlois lawyers announced that Isabelle Desharnais is the firm’s newest partner. ... [read more]

Friday, September 13, 2019 @ 11:06 AM

Cassels Brock welcomes 12 associates

Cassels Brock announced that the following 12 associates have joined the firm: Sean Baraich, Ave Bross, Tiffany Chiu, Tristan Davis, Joseph Hamaliuk, Heesoo Kim, Kelly Lee, Any Obando, Paras Patel, Jonathan Shepherd, Rebecca Sim and Jesse Tepperman. All formerly were summer students and articled with the firm. ... [read more]

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 @ 9:16 AM

‘Absurd consequences’ if government position on restructuring prevailed, Alberta Appeal Court says Geoffrey Loomer, University of Victoria faculty of law

A majority on the Alberta Court of Appeal has ruled that remittances to the federal government don’t take ultimate priority over payments to a court-appointed monitor and others in a business restructuring case, but a legal expert is saying the decision raises questions of statutory interpretation that could find their way to the Supreme Court. ... [read more]

Thursday, August 15, 2019 @ 12:35 PM

New litigation associate for Thornton Grout Finnigan

Thornton Grout Finnigan (TGF) announced that Andrew Hanrahan has joined the firm as an associate. ... [read more]

Monday, July 22, 2019 @ 12:25 PM

Dentons adds to counsel to Toronto banking and finance group

Dentons announced that Angela Shaffer has joined its Toronto office as counsel in the firm’s banking and finance group. ... [read more]

Friday, July 19, 2019 @ 8:57 AM

Four new associates for Clark Wilson in Vancouver

Clark Wilson LLP announced that four new associate lawyers have joined its team in Vancouver: Alexandra Madden, Emily Raven, Erin Barnes and Scott McLeod. ... [read more]

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 @ 12:04 PM

New banking, commercial real estate partner for DLA Piper in Vancouver

DLA Piper (Canada) LLP announced that Mark von Marksfeld has joined the firm as a partner in the Vancouver office. Von Marksfeld practises primarily in the areas of banking and secured lending, commercial real estate and mergers and acquisitions (M&A). ... [read more]