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Tuesday, November 17, 2020 @ 12:01 PM

Law Commission of Ontario appoints three new members

The Law Commission of Ontario (LCO) on Nov. 17 announced the appointments of three new members, Justice Paul S. Rouleau, Geneviève Painchaud and Jane N. Mallen.    ... [read more]

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 @ 8:53 AM

Neinstein promotes one to partner

Neinstein Personal Injury Lawyers announced that Daniela Pacheco has accepted an offer of partnership with the firm. ... [read more]

Monday, November 16, 2020 @ 11:09 AM

Norton Rose names new global head of litigation, disputes

Norton Rose Fulbright’s global chief executive Gerry Pecht announced on Nov. 16 that Richard Krumholz has been appointed as the law firm’s new global head of litigation and disputes.  ... [read more]

Monday, November 16, 2020 @ 10:33 AM

Young Bar of Montreal holding legal helpline on Nov. 28-29

The 35th edition of the Young Bar of Montreal’s (YBM) Legal Helpline will be held Nov. 28-29. During this weekend, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., volunteer lawyers will be taking phone calls in order to provide free legal advice to Quebecers as well as provide information on the various dispute prevention and resolution processes available to them. ... [read more]

Friday, November 13, 2020 @ 3:43 PM

New Yellowknife associate for McLennan Ross

McLennan Ross announced that Jeremy Dixon has joined the firm’s corporate commercial securities, Northern and municipal groups as an associate in its Yellowknife office. ... [read more]

Friday, November 13, 2020 @ 3:42 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, November 12, 2020 @ 12:21 PM

Lawson Lundell adds Vancouver associate

Lawson Lundell announced that Özge Yazar has joined the firm as an associate in the Vancouver office’s litigation and dispute resolution group. Yazar initially joined the firm as an articling student. ... [read more]

Thursday, November 12, 2020 @ 9:32 AM

University student wins $2,500 scholarship from Ontario family law firm

Russell Alexander Collaborative Family Lawyers announced that Trent University student Mary Hallett is the winner of its $2,500 law scholarship, which it offers annually to offset the costs of studying the field of law in Canada. This year, the grant included a technology stipend to help with remote learning during the COVID-19 pandemic. ... [read more]

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 @ 4:12 PM

Veterans ombudsperson appointed by feds

Veterans Affairs Minister Lawrence MacAulay announced the appointment of Nishika Jardine as the new veterans ombudsperson. ... [read more]

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 @ 4:10 PM

LEAF executive director to step down

The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) announced on Nov. 11 that Megan Stephens has resigned from her position as executive director and general counsel. ... [read more]