Tim Wilbur

Tim Wilbur

Tim Wilbur is a senior editor and licensed lawyer with over fourteen years of experience in the publishing industry. He is responsible for the editorial direction of Canadian Lawyer magazine,
InHouse and Law TimesEmail him here.

Maintaining the best traditions and changing the rest

Maintaining the best traditions and changing the rest

In the August issue of Canadian Lawyer, you may notice some small changes, writes Tim Wilbur

Canadian global leadership on data protection

For this issue, we made an unusual decision. Vivek Narayanadas, the lawyer we featured on our cover, is not a Canadian lawyer. He went to law school in the United States and works there still.

It’s not about you

I had the pleasure of interviewing Gillian Hadfield, who recently rejoined the faculty of law at the University of Toronto after teaching in California.

Designing complex systems

Designing complex systems

Gillian Hadfield has no problem dealing with complexity

Opportunity in uncertainty

Opportunity in uncertainty

For a lawyer who started his career on a typical path, Ryan Teschner has surely benefited from and embraced tumultuous events. As a young associate with a promising career on the partnership path at Heenan Blaikie, his career seemed straightforward. But it was not to be, once the firm dissolved in dramatic fashion.

New ways to learn

Reading case law is such a big part of legal education but many lawyers advise on issues that have never been litigated. Our cover story on food law is such an example.

Public servants in the spotlight

When people ask me who my typical reader at Canadian Lawyer is, my response is that the name says it all. We write about and for all kinds of lawyers in Canada, in all parts of the country.

CBA passes motion defining diversity at AGM

CBA passes motion defining diversity at AGM

The Canadian Bar Association passed a motion at its annual general meeting defining diversity after a multi-year consultation.

Confronting the unseen

Confronting the unseen

In her judicial application, Michele Hollins was asked how her experience would provide her with insight into the diversity of Canadian perspectives. She cited the impact of mental illness in her answer.

Our most important tool

If you speak with any legal tech entrepreneur long enough, talk often shifts from cool new technologies to human behaviour.