InHouse: Top stories and opinion columns of 2020

Take a look back through the year with the most read stories from Canadian Lawyer InHouse in 2020

InHouse: Top stories and opinion columns of 2020

The following are Canadian Lawyer InHouse’s most-read stories and opinion columns of 2020.

NEWS

WOMEN IN LAW - Charlene Theodore gives herself credit — and you should too
When life seems like one tough break after another, Charlene Theodore has a support system to remind her she is far from an imposter

Jason Alexander on WeedMD’s acquisition of Starseed Holdings
Starseed’s CLO discusses the challenges and opportunities of turning a private company into a publicly traded entity

Contractors call for changes to P3 model to address issue of risk transfer
Construction companies are opting out of P3s, say in-house counsel

Legal departments lead sustainability and ESG efforts
Sustainability and ESG responsibilities are increasingly being spearheaded by in-house counsel

GC Profile: Resolver’s Peter Nguyen uses technology to boost productivity in-house
Nguyen discusses his strategy for introducing new tech to the legal department

YOUNG LAWYERS: Navigating the ideal career path
Allow your internal passion and conviction to drive you towards your goals, says Pamela Shin

Legal communications in the time of COVID-19 and beyond
Julia Shin Doi, Bruce Piercey and Giselle Basanta examine techniques for successful communication

Fiera Investments GC Angela Nikolakakos wins WGCC President's Award
Angela Nikolakakos awarded for her initiatives to enhance communications

Special report on health sciences and technologies
Read about Health Canada’s streamlined approvals and Ontario’s health information legislation

Telus’ CLO discusses growth plans
Business is facing unprecedented period of change, says Andrea Wood

OPINION

Can employers mandate staff to have the COVID-19 vaccine?
Gary Goodwin dissects the minefield facing employers as the vaccine rollout begins

COVID-19 contact tracing
Maintaining a safe workplace supersedes an employee’s right to privacy, writes Gary Goodwin

Ryerson Students' Union scandal highlights importance of early governance education
An early education in good governance is critically important in all industries and sectors, argues David Mousavi

Three basic competencies for corporate counsel
Richard Stock examines the essential skills for in-house counsel

Stealth employees
In-house counsel need to exercise extra scrutiny for stealth staff, says Gary Goodwin

Recent articles & video

First deadline for meeting new anti-slavery disclosure act reveals 'confusion and improvisation'

BC Court of Appeal finds equal fault between motorcyclist and driver in collision case

Ontario Superior Court dismisses motion for further disclosure in parenting case

Federal Court orders re-evaluation of Iraqi family's refugee applications due to flawed assessment

Alberta Court of Appeal reinstates sanctions on naturopathic doctor for unprofessional conduct

BC Supreme Court upholds trust company's estate administration amid beneficiary dispute

Most Read Articles

Ontario Superior Court denies confidentiality order in medical negligence settlement

BC Supreme Court dismisses applications seeking personal liability of estate executor

PEI Court of Appeal upholds shared parenting order in a case involving family violence

BC's house flipping tax 'another element of complexity' for real estate lawyers: Mark Lewis