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Thursday, September 24, 2020 @ 3:10 PM

B.C. law society launches rule of law podcast

The Law Society of British Columbia announced that it has launched Rule of Law Matters, a podcast series that draws from real-life, current events that explain the concept of the rule of law, how the rule of law is threatened or undermined, and what it all means to the public. ... [read more]

Thursday, September 24, 2020 @ 10:53 AM

Justice Department chief general counsel wins Catzman award

Rob Frater, chief general counsel for the federal Department of Justice, was awarded the Catzman Award for Professionalism and Civility at the virtual Opening of the Courts of Ontario ceremony on Sept. 22. ... [read more]

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 @ 9:26 AM

New managing partner for Hicks Morley

Hicks Morley announced that Craig Rix has been appointed managing partner effective Jan. 1, 2021. He follows Stephen Shamie who held the role for 18 years and who announced that he was stepping down earlier this summer. ... [read more]

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 @ 9:24 AM

New associate for Bereskin & Parr

Intellectual property (IP) firm Bereskin & Parr LLP announced that Martin Brandsma has joined the firm as an associate and a member of the litigation group. ... [read more]

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 @ 2:31 PM

BLG appoints new chair of partnership board

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) announced the appointment of Shelley-Mae Mitchell as chair of the partnership board, effective Sept. 1, 2020. ... [read more]

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 @ 2:29 PM

DLA Piper adds criminal law partner in Calgary

DLA Piper (Canada) LLP announced that Jordan Deering has joined the ‎firm as a partner in the Calgary office. ... [read more]

Monday, September 21, 2020 @ 2:13 PM

Osgoode Society names 2020 award winners

The Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History announced its award winners for 2020. ... [read more]

Monday, September 21, 2020 @ 11:46 AM

New associate joins Minden Gross LLP’s financial services group

Minden Gross LLP announced that Stephen Skorbinski has joined the firm as an associate in the financial services group. ... [read more]

Friday, September 18, 2020 @ 3:50 PM

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

Stepping in for the Managing Editor, here are my picks for the top stories we published this week. ... [read more]

Friday, September 18, 2020 @ 11:35 AM

Crawley MacKewn Brush adds associate

Crawley MacKewn Brush announced that Liz McLellan has joined the Toronto corporate and securities litigation firm as an associate. ... [read more]