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Thursday, April 22, 2021 @ 4:31 PM

Ryerson receives $1 million donation in support of law scholarships

Ryerson University announced that the Larry and Judy Tanenbaum Family Foundation has made a gift of $1 million in support of the Dale H. Lastman Leadership Scholarships for students in the Faculty of Law. The donation is the largest single gift to date to the soon-to-be named Lincoln Alexander School of Law at Ryerson which opened in September of 2020.  ... [read more]

Thursday, April 22, 2021 @ 4:18 PM

New associate joins Savard Foy

Toronto criminal law boutique Savard Foy LLP welcomed Arash Ghiassi to the firm. ... [read more]

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 @ 3:34 PM

Ontario judge appointed as part-time member of Specific Claims Tribunal

The federal Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that Justice Todd Ducharme of the Superior Court of Justice of Ontario is appointed as a part-time member of the Specific Claims Tribunal for a term of five years. This appointment is effective immediately. ... [read more]

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 @ 1:51 PM

University of Windsor names first endowed chair in law and entrepreneurship

The University of Windsor Faculty of Law announced the appointment of Myra Tawfik as the inaugural Don Rodzik Family Chair in Law and Entrepreneurship, the law faculty’s first endowed chair. Professor Tawfik, who holds the rank of distinguished university professor, is an expert in intellectual property (IP) law with an extensive background of research, teaching, community outreach and policy development in IP education for startups and entrepreneurs. The appointment is effective July 1, for a five-year term. ... [read more]

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 @ 1:27 PM

Lenczner Slagt welcomes new research counsel, new associate

Lenczner Slagt announced the addition of Lynne McArdle as research counsel and Lidiya Yermakova as associate. ... [read more]

Monday, April 19, 2021 @ 11:32 AM

DLA Piper names co-chairs of capital markets group

DLA Piper (Canada) LLP announced that Dan Kenney and Derek Sigel have been named co-‎chairs of the Canadian firm's capital markets group.‎ ... [read more]

Monday, April 19, 2021 @ 11:31 AM

LSO to honour privacy law expert at Convocation

At the April 22 Convocation, the Law Society of Ontario (LSO) will present a degree of doctor of laws, honoris causa (LLD) to litigator and counsel Barbara McIsaac, one of Canada’s pre-eminent experts in privacy law and access to information law. ... [read more]

Friday, April 16, 2021 @ 12:36 PM

Dutton Brock adds associate

Dutton Brock announced that Ian Nicholls Mutter has joined the Toronto firm as an associate. ... [read more]

Friday, April 16, 2021 @ 12:35 PM

Two new associates for Paliare Roland

Paliare Roland Rosenberg Rothstein LLP (PRRR) announced that associates Jessica Roher and Kartiga Thavaraj have joined the Toronto litigation firm. ... [read more]

Friday, April 16, 2021 @ 12:33 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]