CL Talk

Damilola Katibi's journey from Nigeria to becoming senior counsel at Vale Canada

   

Damilola Katibi is senior counsel at Vale Canada.  Katibi spoke on our CL Talk podcast about her path from practising law in Nigeria, working as an associate at McCarthy Tétrault and becoming senior counsel at Vale Canada. She also spoke about mentoring internationally trained lawyers, how interviews differ in Canada, her work on a joint venture and sustainable mining at Vale, and what it meant to her to win last year's Lexpert Rising Stars award. This year, she will judge the awards. Nominations for the 2024 awards are now open, and the final deadline to nominate is July 5. Visit https://risingstarscanada.com to nominate this year.

Bo Rothstein leads Farris LLP as managing partner, shaping future legal talent

Bo Rothstein leads Farris LLP as managing partner, shaping future legal talent

From securities work to Lexpert Rising Stars judge, Rothstein discusses strategy, diversity, and technology

Suncor's David Kramer speaks about big deals, the energy transition and career advice

Suncor's David Kramer speaks about big deals, the energy transition and career advice

The Lexpert Rising Star on being a generalist, community work, and judging this year’s awards

Jennifer Teskey, the Canadian managing partner at Norton Rose Fulbright, on talent and motivation

Jennifer Teskey, the Canadian managing partner at Norton Rose Fulbright, on talent and motivation

Teskey spoke on the CL Talk podcast about her new role and judging the Lexpert Rising Stars

Beth Beattie, co-editor of a book on mental health in the legal profession, on breaking new ground

Beth Beattie, co-editor of a book on mental health in the legal profession, on breaking new ground

Inspired by an LSO summit, Beattie worked with judges and lawyers to share their experiences

Manitoba Chief Justice Marianne Rivoalen on going digital and what informs her judicial philosophy

Manitoba Chief Justice Marianne Rivoalen on going digital and what informs her judicial philosophy

She speaks about doing residential schools litigation and serving on the Federal Court of Appeal