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Monday, July 10, 2017 @ 12:29 PM

Two new associates join Cox & Palmer in Fredericton

Megan Stymiest and Martin Bourgeois have joined Cox & Palmer as associates and will work out of its Fredericton office. ... [read more]

Monday, July 10, 2017 @ 12:27 PM

Two new associates join Robins Appleby

Robins Appleby has added two new associates, Jonathan Preece and Ladislav Kovac. ... [read more]

Friday, July 07, 2017 @ 3:20 PM

The Friday Brief Friday Brief

Cristin Schmitz reports on today’s decision from the Supreme Court of Canada, R. v. George 2017 SCC 38. The Supreme Court has given guidance on prosecuting sex with minors in explaining why its judges threw out charges from the bench against a 35-year-old woman who had sexual intercourse with a 14-year-old she reasonably believed was over the age of consent. The court handed down reserved reasons for its 5-0 April 28 decision restoring appellant Barbara George’s 2015 acquittals at trial on charges of sexual assault and sexual interference. ... [read more]

Thursday, July 06, 2017 @ 12:24 PM

Sandrelli new managing partner of Dentons' Vancouver office

John Sandrelli has been named Dentons’ Vancouver office managing partner. ... [read more]

Thursday, July 06, 2017 @ 12:23 PM

CGCA Tomorrow's Leader winner calls on bar to mentor junior diverse lawyers

Ingrid Minott, who was named Tomorrow’s Leader at this year’s Canadian General Counsel Awards, has a challenge for veteran members of the bar. ... [read more]

Wednesday, July 05, 2017 @ 2:23 PM

Cox & Palmer welcomes four new associates

Four new associates have joined Cox & Palmer’s New Brunswick offices. ... [read more]

Wednesday, July 05, 2017 @ 2:19 PM

Tickle joins McMillan's financial services group in Vancouver

Vicki Tickle has joined the Vancouver office of McMillan LLP as a partner. She’ll be a member of the firm’s financial services group working in the insolvency and restructuring practice area. ... [read more]

Tuesday, July 04, 2017 @ 5:25 PM

Giroux named commissioner for Federal Judicial Affairs

Marc Giroux has been appointed the commissioner for Federal Judicial Affairs. The appointment was announced on June 27 by Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould. ... [read more]

Tuesday, July 04, 2017 @ 5:21 PM

Norton Rose Fulbright joins forces with Chadbourne & Parke

Norton Rose Fulbright, with a presence in 33 countries, including Canada, has announced its successful combination with New York-based Chadbourne & Parke. The firm will operate under the name of Norton Rose Fulbright. ... [read more]

Friday, June 30, 2017 @ 3:06 PM

The Friday Brief Friday Brief

Today, in a decision that will be welcomed by patent holders in the pharmaceutical industry and beyond, the Supreme Court has ruled unanimously that the Federal Courts should no longer apply the oft-criticized common law “promise doctrine” when determining whether a patent for an invention discloses sufficient utility under s. 2 of the Patent Act. ... [read more]