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Monday, June 19, 2017 @ 9:34 AM

Stewart McKelvey adds associate

Stewart McKelvey welcomes the newest associate to its Charlottetown office, Hilary Foster.  ... [read more]

Friday, June 16, 2017 @ 1:30 PM

Fasken's Synnott honoured by Barreau du Quebec

Fasken Martineau announced on June 16 that Bernard Synnott, a partner and Bâtonnier of Montréal, received the 2017 Mérites award from the Barreau du Quebec. The award was to be bestowed during a ceremony later in the day. ... [read more]

Friday, June 16, 2017 @ 1:26 PM

Osler appoints Bryce as new national managing partner

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP has made changes to its senior management team, appointing a new national managing partner and co-chairs of its partnership board. ... [read more]

Friday, June 16, 2017 @ 12:51 PM

The Friday Brief The Friday Brief

Cristin Schmitz reports on today’s Supreme Court of Canada ruling in R. v. Cody 2017 SCC 31. The top court dashed the hopes of a number of provincial attorneys general and allayed the fears of defence counsel by not retrenching from R. v. Jordan 2016 SCC 27. “This appeal is yet another example of why change is necessary,” stressed the court. The decision provides important new guidance on how to apply Jordan’s analytical framework for deciding whether a case violates the presumptive ceilings from charge to the anticipated end of trial. ... [read more]

Friday, June 16, 2017 @ 12:45 PM

Sigurdson honoured posthumously at CGCA for lifetime achievement

Stephen Sigurdson, who was executive vice-president and general counsel at Manulife until his death last November, was honoured posthumously for lifetime achievement at the 2017 Canadian General Counsel Awards, which were handed out in Toronto on June 15. ... [read more]

Friday, June 16, 2017 @ 9:17 AM

Dentons partner honoured by American Bar Association

Dentons announces that Thomas K. Hyatt, partner in the firm's health care practice, has received the 2017 Outstanding Lawyer Award from the Nonprofit Organizations Committee of the American Bar Association, business law section. ... [read more]

Thursday, June 15, 2017 @ 1:30 PM

Cox & Palmer's Boucher wins leadership award

Cox & Palmer associate Jacqueline Boucher has won the Young Lawyers Leadership Award on behalf of the Saint John Law Society. ... [read more]

Thursday, June 15, 2017 @ 1:28 PM

Stewart McKelvey adds three new associates

East coast law firm Stewart McKelvey has added three new associates. ... [read more]

Thursday, June 15, 2017 @ 1:27 PM

Fasken's Schwartz to receive OBA award

Fasken Martineau announced that Toronto partner Alan M. Schwartz will receive the Ontario Bar Association’s Award for Excellence in Taxation Law. He is to be honoured at a dinner on June 21, 2017. ... [read more]

Thursday, June 15, 2017 @ 1:26 PM

Law society to honour ex-judge Nolan at call to bar ceremony

The Law Society of Upper Canada will present an honorary doctorate of law degree to former judge Mary Jo M. Nolan at its call to the bar ceremony in London, Ont., on June 19. ... [read more]