Law firms are looking for candidates with more than just stellar grades
The Former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada is a recipient of the Companion of the Order of Canada.
As the director, legal counsel for Choice Properties REIT in Toronto, 33-year-old commercial real estate lawyer Jennifer Asnani juggles her in-house role with her duties as the president of the South Asian Bar Association of Toronto — all while striving to promote diversity and mentorship opportunities in the legal profession.
A recent Canadian survey conducted by Robert Half Legal indicates that litigation, primarily in the areas of securities/corporate governance, intellectual property and employment law, is predicted to yield the highest number of legal job opportunities in the country within the next six months.
The 2018 O'Cannabiz Conference and Expo, which took place June 8-9 in Mississauga, Ont., explored the business and legal side of the budding cannabis industry.