Tim Wilbur

Tim Wilbur

Tim Wilbur is a licensed lawyer and current Editor-In-Chief of Key Media's print and digital law publications including Lexpert, Canadian Lawyer, InHouse, and Law Times. He is a graduate of McMaster University with a degree of Philosophy & Human Rights and Juris Doctor Law degree from the University of Toronto. He has over 14 years of publishing experience, starting as the Focus Editor on The Lawyers Weekly publication at LexisNexis and managing legal editorial content for Thomson Reuters.

His reporting covers all of the areas of Law in Canada, and he also oversees content for Key Media's legal events, including the inaugural 2020 Canadian Law Awards and Lexpert Rising Stars. He has appeared on panel discussions and has chaired and emceed leading events for the legal community in Canada.

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Cross-border deals: Be careful what you wish for

The challenges for general counsel are immense, writes Tim Wilbur

StopSOP and the limits of self-regulation: what the statement of principles debate tells us

StopSOP and the limits of self-regulation: what the statement of principles debate tells us

Tim Wilbur asks if the benchers debating the statement of principles were truly fulfilling their regulatory purpose

2019 Canadian Lawyer Readers' Choice Awards

2019 Canadian Lawyer Readers' Choice Awards

Showcasing the companies and products that prevailed among their competitors.

Make legal aid an election issue

Tim Wilbur argues that lawyers have an obligation to bring the issue front and centre

Solutions originating in the legal department

Solutions originating in the legal department

In-house counsel are often pointing out the delicate balance they must strike between being solution oriented and being a legal advisor, says Tim Wilbur

Indigenous law forces lawyers to consider new standards of legitimacy

Indigenous law forces lawyers to consider new standards of legitimacy

UVic’s new joint degree program in Indigenous law will help future lawyers address vital questions, writes Tim Wilbur

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