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Innovatio Awards celebrate in-house counsel, both individuals and teams, who have found ways to show leadership by becoming more efficient, innovative and creative in meeting the needs of their organizations within the Canadian legal markets
When: September 19, 2017
Where: Arcadian Court, Toronto
Event Detail: 2017 Nominations are now closed
Presented by Lexpert, the prestigious Rising Stars Awards Gala honours winners from across Canada and welcomes law firm and in-house leaders and distinguished guests to celebrate and network with others who are at the top of the legal profession
When: November 16, 2017
Where: Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Toronto
The Canadian Dealmakers honour companies and individuals whose M&A transactions have significantly impacted their industry through innovation and growth; establishment of best practices; enhancement of customer needs and products; and creation of value
When: March 8, 2018
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Presented by Lexpert, these awards recognize individuals and teams from law firms, academia, law societies and corporations that have made a significant contribution to the legal community
When: June 22, 2017
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It was a fête befitting the first female justice of the Supreme Court of Canada and the longest serving in the country’s history.
Nearly 900 well-wishers — including the prime minister of Canada, two former prime ministers and two former governor generals — came from across the country to pay tribute last night to retiring Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin, who officially retires today. The gala farewell dinner was held at the Shaw Centre in downtown Ottawa.
In giving the toast to the honoree, past governor general David Johnston described civilization as being like a garden close to a jungle. Two themes in her relationship to the court had been the entrenchment of human rights through the Constitution in 1982 and having “carved out a whole body of jurisprudence” in the area of indigenous law. Johnston called this last “the most distinctive area of jurisprudence we’ve seen in a long time, and Beverley McLachlin has been a leader in that.
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