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Monday, April 10, 2017 @ 2:04 PM

Prairie law societies collaborate on regulation pilot project Kristin Dangerfield

Law Society of Manitoba benchers will be presented with a pilot project on April 20 from their committee on entity regulation that was created through collaboration with their fellow regulators in Saskatchewan and Alberta. ... [read more]

Monday, April 10, 2017 @ 1:04 PM

Gowling urges law firms to ‘think pink’

To recognize the International Day of Pink, Gowling WLG team members will once again be donning their pinkest apparel in support of diversity and acceptance on April  12. ... [read more]

Friday, April 07, 2017 @ 2:23 PM

Blakes extends deadline for innovation challenge

Blake, Cassels & Graydon (Blakes) has announced it will be accepting entries for the Global Legal Innovation Challenge until May 15. ... [read more]

Friday, March 31, 2017 @ 2:19 PM

Canadian firm part of new global insurance network

Four law firms from across Europe and North America have launched a new multijurisdiction legal network to provide a global service to insurance clients. ... [read more]

Thursday, March 30, 2017 @ 8:00 PM

Persuade by asking the right questions

When the opportunity of a lifetime came knocking for Toronto lawyer Taras Kulish and his family, and he needed to make the ‘Big Ask’ at the firm where he’s an associate, he was thankful he’d spent years nurturing close relationships with colleagues and senior partners. ... [read more]

Thursday, March 30, 2017 @ 8:00 PM

Taxpayer Bill of Rights won't speed up dispute process

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Thursday, March 30, 2017 @ 8:00 PM

Boutique hiring requires careful planning

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Thursday, March 30, 2017 @ 8:59 AM

Riding the wave of change

Eureka moments cannot be scheduled, but they can be fostered. It may appear to take only seconds for a brilliant idea to emerge, the perfect solution to arise, or separate issues to jell into a cohesive whole. The reality, however, is that ongoing innovation needs a solid foundation from which to grow and thrive. ... [read more]

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 @ 3:37 PM

New responsibilities may mean more coursework for Ontario paralegals

Paralegal education programs in Ontario may have to change if the recommendations made in the Family Legal Services Review are approved. ... [read more]

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 @ 9:13 AM

Law firms never talk about financial performance – here’s why they should | Julius Melnitzer

When it comes to revealing financial results, Canadian law firms continue to envelope themselves in the tightest cocoon possible.Unlike many American and British firms, our homegrown firms, the ones whom the global behemoths have not absorbed and who have most of their lawyers in Canada — including heavyweights like Blake, Cassels & Graydon; Borden Ladner Gervais; Goodmans; Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt; Stikeman Elliott; and Torys — are downright squeamish about anything to do with their financial performance, be it revenue, profits, or profits per equity partner (PEP) and associate salaries. ... [read more]