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Friday, April 28, 2017 @ 07:58 PM

New chief judge’s personal ties prompt scrutiny of N.B. appointment process Subscriber only content Scott Brittain

New Brunswick won praise this week for achieving gender parity on its provincial court, but the impending promotion to chief judge of a jurist with close friendship ties to the province’s premier and top judge has drawn attention to the appointment process. ... [read more]

Friday, April 28, 2017 @ 03:04 PM

Bargaining not same as contract, court rules in upholding severance package Subscriber only content

The Court of Appeal for Ontario on April 24 upheld a summary judgment for severance and payment in lieu of sabbatical for an employee who was let go after negotiations failed to reach a new employment agreement. ... [read more]

Friday, April 28, 2017 @ 02:11 PM

Harper Grey adds Abley as associate counsel

Sandra Abley has joined Harper Grey LLP as associate counsel with the firm's wills & estates and business law groups in Vancouver. ... [read more]

Friday, April 28, 2017 @ 08:59 AM

Expert panel appointed to review medical assistance in dying requests

The Council of Canadian Academies (CCA) has announced the appointment of an expert panel on medical assistance in dying, chaired by Marie Deschamps, former justice of the Supreme Court of Canada and adjunct professor at McGill University and Université de Sherbrooke. ... [read more]

Friday, April 28, 2017 @ 08:47 AM

When real estate projects become insolvent Subscriber only content

This is the first of a series of three articles that address issues when a real property developer becomes insolvent. ... [read more]

Friday, April 28, 2017 @ 08:40 AM

Bridging the chasm between Big Law and clients | Julius Melnitzer Subscriber only content

This is not fake news: “Not a single client interviewed was satisfied with what law firms provide.” ... [read more]

Thursday, April 27, 2017 @ 09:47 AM

Dentons announces affiliation with global security firm JGI

Dentons has announced the formation of an affiliation with Jones Group International (JGI) to provide strategic advice to clients on a broad array of international policy and national security issues. ... [read more]

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 @ 11:38 AM

Markson inducted into International Academy of Trial Lawyers

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017 @ 11:35 AM

Spark LLP hires its first associate

Just over a year since Spark LLP opened its doors in downtown Toronto, the firm has hired Samantha Schreiber as its first associate. ... [read more]

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 @ 08:31 AM

Risk joins WeirFoulds as partner

John Risk has joined WeirFoulds as a partner. He focuses on regulatory agencies, health law and policy and privacy. ... [read more]