Roundup of law firm hires, promotions, departures: March 20, 2023 update

McMillan, Clark Wilson, Ashurst, and HSF have made announcements

BC Supreme Court upholds order that Vancouver condominium refund special levy to former unit owner

Earlier tribunal decision not 'patently unreasonable' in ordering reimbursement of charge

Giving middle finger a Charter-protected right, finds Quebec judge

Dispute between neighbours came down to a question of credibility, says lawyer

Credibility finding in refugee protection case is unreasonable: Federal Court

Man claims he fears persecution from authorities in China due to political opinion

ESG investors forced to recognize surging oil stocks

Energy's spectacular outperformance heaps pressure on sustainable funds

New Student Legal Advocacy Centre at University of Regina helps students get competent legal advice

From parking tickets to student misconduct, pilot backed by students' union offers guidance on law

Gowling WLG, McCarthy Tétrault, LOLG appear in $173-million commercial case

Dentons, Aird & Berlis, Blakes, Chaitons, Garfinkle Biderman, Torys act in commercial suits

SCC hears appeals in murder, sexual assault cases this week

Highest court tackles issue of whether admission during voluntary therapeutic process is admissible


A full analysis of the court's performance requires more transparency

These oversight bodies are not created to service the police

Civility and responsible leadership needs to be brought back to Ontario’s law society

The federal government got a pass, but only because they were dealing with police ineptitude

FEATURES using ChatGPT AI as a ‘first step’ to enhance visa application process

With rising refusal rates, technology can help analyze decision-making patterns: lawyer

Tanya Walker on running a small firm, the bencher election and judging the Top 25 Most Influential

Walker says the pandemic provided new openings for firms like hers

Richard Wong of Osler on growing his infrastructure practice and leadership lessons along the way

Wong aims to help diverse young lawyers overcome unspoken assumptions

Karate, flying, astro-photography and dispensing justice – BC judge Gurmail Gill does it all

First lawyer of South Asian heritage named to Provincial Court of BC on the law and other interests


More than two-thirds of legal department leaders seek advanced tech solutions: study

New report reveals trends in in-house counsel management of people, providers and automation

White & Case expands global mergers & acquisitions practice in New York

Kimberly Petillo-Décossard and Ross Sturman join from Cahill Gordon & Reindel

Foreign law firms and lawyers granted permission to practice international law in India

They will still not be permitted to appear before any courts

King & Spalding hires project partner in the United Arab Emirates

Brendan Hundt joins the corporate, finance and investments practice group