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Friday, February 26, 2021 @ 3:19 PM

Langlois names new head of litigation group

Langlois Lawyers announced that Sean Griffin, a partner and member of the board of directors, has been named head of the firm’s litigation group. He succeeds Bernard Jolin, who was recently appointed to the Quebec Superior Court for the District of Montreal. ... [read more]

Friday, February 26, 2021 @ 3:18 PM

Davies adds new Montreal dispute resolution partner

Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg welcomed Corey Omer as a partner in the dispute resolution group of its Montreal office. ... [read more]

Friday, February 26, 2021 @ 3:16 PM

The Friday Brief: Managing Editor’s must-read items from this week Friday Brief

Here are my picks for the top stories we published this week. ... [read more]

Thursday, February 25, 2021 @ 12:17 PM

Osgoode Hall announces COVID-19 student relief plan

In a gesture of support for its juris doctor (J.D.) students who are experiencing financial hardship due to COVID-19, Osgoode Hall Law School of York University has announced that it will commit $1 million to $1.5 million to assist those students over the next 18 months. ... [read more]

Thursday, February 25, 2021 @ 12:15 PM

Dentons appoints Calgary partner as national, global sector lead for Canada

Dentons announced that it has appointed partner George Antonopoulos as national and global energy sector lead for Canada. ... [read more]

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 @ 3:05 PM

New wills and estates, corporate lawyer for Devry Smith Frank

Devry Smith Frank LLP (DSF) welcomed Esther Abecassis, a new wills and estates and corporate lawyer who is joining the Toronto office. ... [read more]

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 @ 3:03 PM

LSO to honour homelessness activist with doctor of laws at Convocation

At the Feb. 25 Convocation, the Law Society of Ontario (LSO) announced that it will present a degree of doctor of laws, honoris causa (LLD) to nurse, educator, homelessness activist, filmmaker and author Cathy Crowe. ... [read more]

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 @ 3:01 PM

Russell Alexander opens new office

Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers announced that it is expanding, hiring five more lawyers to work in a new location in Concord, Ont. ... [read more]

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 @ 9:49 AM

Two new judges appointed to Ontario Court of Justice

Ontario’s Ministry of the Attorney General announced the appointment of Justices Claudia Cynth Belda Perez and Vince Scaramuzza to the Ontario Court of Justice, effective March 4, 2021. ... [read more]

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 @ 9:45 AM

Ontario appoints new associate chief justice for Court of Justice

The Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General announced the appointment of a new associate chief justice to the Ontario Court of Justice, effective June 3, 2021. ... [read more]