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Monday, May 17, 2021 @ 12:48 PM

Donnelly gets second term as LSO treasurer

The Law Society of Ontario (LSO) will see a familiar face at the head of the benchers’ table over the next year. At the close of nominations for treasurer on May 13, incumbent Teresa Donnelly stood as the only candidate to have her name entered into contention for the position and has been declared elected. ... [read more]

Monday, May 17, 2021 @ 12:46 PM

New judge appointed to Ontario Court of Justice

Ontario’s Ministry of the Attorney General announced the appointment of a new justice to the Ontario Court of Justice, effective May 27, 2021. ... [read more]

Monday, May 17, 2021 @ 8:43 AM

New associate joins Lawson Lundell in Calgary

Lawson Lundell welcomed Andrea Lutsch as an associate in the Calgary office. ... [read more]

Friday, May 14, 2021 @ 2:42 PM

Clark Wilson partner honoured for community safety efforts

The Vancouver Police Board and the Vancouver Police Department (VPD) announced that Clark Wilson partner Bernard Pinsky has been selected as the recipient of the 2021 Jim and Vicki Chu Community Safety Leader Award for his contributions toward crime prevention and community safety in Vancouver. ... [read more]

Friday, May 14, 2021 @ 2:41 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, May 13, 2021 @ 9:30 AM

BLG acquires asset management firm AUM Law

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) announced the acquisition of AUM Law Professional Corporation (AUM Law), a Canadian law firm that offers legal and regulatory compliance advice to the asset management industry. ... [read more]

Thursday, May 13, 2021 @ 9:29 AM

McMillan adds new Montreal partner

McMillan LLP Montreal announced that Bruno Caron has come on board as a partner in the capital markets and securities group. ... [read more]

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 @ 3:15 PM

Gowling partner wins OBA health law award

Gowling WLG announced that Ottawa-based partner Domenic Crolla is the recipient of the 2021 Ontario Bar Association (OBA) Susan Hilary Davidson Memorial Award for Excellence in Health Law, presented by the OBA’s Health Law Section. ... [read more]

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 @ 11:08 AM

New wills and estates partner for Fasken in B.C.

Fasken has added to its team in Surrey, B.C., with the addition of partner Elyssa L. Lockhart, who specializes in trusts, wills, estates and charities law.  ... [read more]

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 @ 11:07 AM

New associate for Dutton Brock

Dutton Brock LLP welcomed Gurpreet Farmaha to the Toronto insurance litigation firm as an associate. ... [read more]