on November 21, 2016
These are very interesting times to be a lawyer in Ontario. Although the protector of justice and equity in society, the legal profession is also one of the slowest professions to actually deal with the racism and sexism that, unfortunately, is still very prevalent at all levels of our profession.
on November 21, 2016
One of the prime challenges faced by in-house counsel is balancing the increasing specialization of law with the need to continue to cover the bases in a general way.
on November 7, 2016
As Catherine Chow puts it, lawyers can see grey sky on a blue-sky day. That’s what makes them perfectly positioned to be the ones helping to identify risk and shepherd management of that risk in an organization.
November 2016, Volume 11 • Issue 6
Written by Jennifer BrownIssue Date: October 2016In-house counsel are constantly challenged to find the right legal providers for the problem at hand, and at the same…
Written by Janet GuttsmanIssue Date: October 2016It’s a rare Canadian main street without at least one U.S. store, restaurant or coffee chain, a testament to the…
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Written by Shannon KariIssue Date: October 2016The world of strategic planning can often seem confusing and overpopulated with buzzwords and acronyms such as SWOT or SMART.…
- Subtitle Law Department Management
Written by Allison GreeneIssue Date: October 2016Investigations are a necessary and often helpful feature of today’s work environment. However, they can also be disruptive and highly…
- Subtitle Workplace Solutions
Written by Noel CourageIssue Date: October 2016It has never been more important for Canadian companies to identify and protect their trade secrets. We often initially visualize…
- Subtitle Intellectual Property
Written by Gerry Apostolatos and Pascal ArchambaultIssue Date: October 2016Regardless of context — be it contractual negotiations, performance or litigation — counsel practicing outside of Quebec should always be…
- Subtitle Litigation and Arbitration
Written by Yamri TaddeseIssue Date: October 2016When Lynn Korbak was a university student, she took a summer job securing bolts on a car assembly line. Now…
- Subtitle Professional Profile
Written by Cheryl FoyIssue Date: October 2016If GCs have a hero, it’s Ben Heineman. I recently sat down with Heineman, the widely respected, pioneering former general…
- Subtitle In Closing
Written by Jennifer BrownIssue Date: October 2016Is it baffling to anyone else that at a time when so many aspects of the legal profession are being…
- Subtitle Editor's Box