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Friday, June 16, 2017 @ 1:30 PM

Fasken's Synnott honoured by Barreau du Quebec

Fasken Martineau announced on June 16 that Bernard Synnott, a partner and Bâtonnier of Montréal, received the 2017 Mérites award from the Barreau du Quebec. The award was to be bestowed during a ceremony later in the day. ... [read more]

Friday, June 16, 2017 @ 1:26 PM

Osler appoints Bryce as new national managing partner

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP has made changes to its senior management team, appointing a new national managing partner and co-chairs of its partnership board. ... [read more]

Friday, June 16, 2017 @ 6:25 AM

Ontario Court of Appeal upholds City of Toronto hookah ban

The Ontario Court of Appeal has upheld the City of Toronto's ban on hookah lounges. ... [read more]

Thursday, June 15, 2017 @ 1:20 PM

Wildeboer Dellelce founder awarded honorary doctorate of law

Wildeboer Dellelce announced that co-founder and managing partner Perry Dellelce was among four distinguished Canadians to receive an honorary doctorate of laws from Laurentian University at its spring 2017 convocation ceremonies in Sudbury, Ont. ... [read more]

Thursday, June 15, 2017 @ 1:00 PM

U.S. Chamber pushes for mandatory disclosure in third party litigation funding Jasminka Kalajdzic

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and its affiliated Institute for Legal Reform, along with more than two dozen business groups and legal organizations, have submitted a controversial letter calling for the mandatory disclosure of third party litigation funding arrangements (TPLF) in any civil action filed in U.S. federal court. ... [read more]

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 @ 3:47 PM

When taking a calculated risk can be helpful to your practice

Lawyers get called many things but they’re largely a conservative bunch and risk-takers they’re not. Such a characteristic largely comes with the territory — nobody has “get sued” on their bucket list — but taking some calculated risks can prove beneficial both within a practice and in the business of lawyering. ... [read more]

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 @ 1:28 PM

Estates and trusts lawyer Dykema is new chair of STEP Atlantic

Sarah Dykema, an estates and trusts lawyer in the Halifax office of McInnes Cooper was recently named chair of STEP Atlantic. As chair, an appointment that runs for two years, she has also been appointed to the board of directors of STEP Canada. ... [read more]

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 @ 1:27 PM

Langlois adds associate to litigation, insurance law group

Katherine Loranger has joined Langlois lawyers litigation and insurance law team as an associate in the firm’s Montreal office. ... [read more]

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 @ 2:53 PM

Stikeman Elliott raises over $82,000 in cancer charity bike ride

Stikeman Elliott participated in the Ride to Conquer Cancer in Toronto over the weekend. ... [read more]

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 @ 9:14 AM

Orton brings infrastructure, aviation practice to DLA Piper

Christian Orton has joined the Toronto office of DLA Piper (Canada) LLP as an associate in the infrastructure and projects group. He comes to the firm from Dentons, where he worked from 2013 as an associate in the financial services group. ... [read more]