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Zena Olijnyk

Zena Olijnyk

Zena Olijnyk has worked in all areas of media, from print newspapers and magazines to radio and television. At Canadian Lawyer, she focuses on reporting on legal stories out of Western Canada and the Atlantic provinces, as well as stories related to mergers and acquisitions and dealmaking. She has worked at the Canadian Broadcasting Corp., Bloomberg/Business News Network, MergerMarket group (now Acuris), Canadian Business Magazine, the Financial Post, The Winnipeg Free Press and The Regina Leader Post. She enjoys writing about court decisions and the ins and outs of M&A, but she also loves writing about the personalities, firms, and issues that make up the legal profession.

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Twins abandoned by father at birth and disinherited win 70 per cent of his estate, court rules

Twins abandoned by father at birth and disinherited win 70 per cent of his estate, court rules

Bitterness at losing custody battle was vented at his children, says Supreme Court of B.C. judge

New rule allows ‘true majority’ vote for boards of firm governed by Canada Business Corporations Act

New rule allows ‘true majority’ vote for boards of firm governed by Canada Business Corporations Act

Regulation set for July 1 lets shareholders vote ‘for,’ ‘against’ or ‘withhold’ for director spots

Judge rules photos, electronic messages are inadmissible in sexual assault trial of Edmonton doctor

Judge rules photos, electronic messages are inadmissible in sexual assault trial of Edmonton doctor

Court says Crown’s tactic is ‘concerning’ and presents ‘only one side of the conversations’

Law Society of B.C. publicly naming lawyer with misconduct citation unreasonable: B.C. appeal court

Law Society of B.C. publicly naming lawyer with misconduct citation unreasonable: B.C. appeal court

Three-judge panel remits case to Law Society of B.C. rather than letting chambers judge ruling stand

Initial public offering market in Canada booming: McCarthy Tétrault’s capital markets co-head

Initial public offering market in Canada booming: McCarthy Tétrault’s capital markets co-head

At least 32 Canadian firms have announced IPOs this year, set to raise a combined $3.26 billion

Boutique immigration practice finds a welcome home in Calgary

Boutique immigration practice finds a welcome home in Calgary

Pivoting to the changing immigration needs of Alberta’s economy helps Evelyn Ackah’s practice thrive

Nova Scotia-based labour and employment law boutique expands by adding immigration law practice

Nova Scotia-based labour and employment law boutique expands by adding immigration law practice

Combined firm will do business under the Barteaux Labour and Employment Lawyers banner

Translation services for documents supporting deal making steadily rising as capital markets grow

Translation services for documents supporting deal making steadily rising as capital markets grow

Division of McCarthy Tétrault says use of Artificial Intelligence speeds up process, reduces costs

Battle over chiropractors' ability to do routine X-rays headed for B.C. court

Battle over chiropractors' ability to do routine X-rays headed for B.C. court

Chiropractor college says no benefits for repeat radiography to patients and increases risks

Indigenous, marginalized groups hurt by Law Society of Manitoba ‘good character’ process: CCLA

Indigenous, marginalized groups hurt by Law Society of Manitoba ‘good character’ process: CCLA

Canadian Civil Liberties Association letter says unnecessary barriers created to enter profession