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WeirFoulds adds six new associates

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 @ 1:03 PM | By John Chunn


WeirFoulds announced that former articling students Claire Davis, James De Melo, Wendes Keung, Max Skrow and Agatha Suszek have joined the firm as associates. Chantal deSereville has also joined the firm as an associate. 

Davis’ practice is focused on corporate and securities law. Prior to joining the firm as a lawyer, she completed her summer and articling work terms at WeirFoulds where she gained extensive experience with securities regulation and capital markets transactions.

De Melo’s practice is focused on a variety of issues within the construction industry including liens, negligence, delay, and breach of contract claims, as well as providing strategic assistance with the drafting and review of contracts. During his summer and articling work terms at the firm he assisted with the representation of owners, developers, subcontractors, design professionals and general contractors in a wide variety of disputes.

Keung’s practice is focused on information technology, intellectual property, privacy and regulatory law. Keung, who was a summer and articling student with the firm, provides practical solutions and actionable advice to clients ranging from technology companies to not-for-profit organizations and institutions on a variety of corporate/commercial, technology and privacy matters. Her practice includes advising on complex services engagements, privacy and security issues, corporate governance, risk management, strategic partnerships and software licensing.

Skrow’s practice is focused on a broad range of commercial disputes and employment law issues. Prior to joining WeirFoulds as an associate, he completed his summer and articling terms at the firm, gaining extensive experience resolving complex disputes and advising on various employment law issues. Skrow has contributed to trials and appeals in various Ontario courts and tribunals.

Suszek’s practice is focused on a broad range of contract and corporate governance disputes as well as civil litigation, employment, privacy and freedom of information matters. Prior to joining WeirFoulds as an associate, she completed her summer and articling terms at the firm, gaining extensive experience in diverse areas of litigation.

DeSereville’s practice focuses on land development approvals and appeals, planning policy matters and various litigation involving municipal, environmental, administrative and constitutional law issues. She also represents both public and private sector clients in provincial offences proceedings.