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Innovatio Awards celebrate in-house counsel, both individuals and teams, who have found ways to show leadership by becoming more efficient, innovative and creative in meeting the needs of their organizations within the Canadian legal markets
When: September 20, 2018
Where: Arcadian Court, Toronto
Event Detail: 2018 Nominations are now closed
Presented by Lexpert, the prestigious Rising Stars Awards Gala honours winners from across Canada and welcomes law firm and in-house leaders and distinguished guests to celebrate and network with others who are at the top of the legal profession
When: November 8, 2018
Where: Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Toronto
Event Detail: 2018 Nominations open June 4th
Presented by Lexpert, these awards recognize individuals and teams from law firms, academia, law societies and corporations that have made a significant contribution to the legal community
When: June 19, 2018
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MLT Aikins welcomes Molly McIntosh as a new associate lawyer in its Edmonton office. McIntosh practises in litigation, with experience in energy and construction industries as well as insurance matters.
Trevor Siemens joins Branch MacMaster LLP, practising primarily in the areas of insurance, class action and health litigation. Siemens articled at Branch MacMaster LLP before joining the firm as an associate.
Paul Bowes and Victor Harwardt have joined Harper Grey LLP as associate counsel with the firm's business law group. Bowes and Harwardt bring a wealth of experience and will continue to focus their respective practices on public and private companies in the natural resources, technology, biotechnology, financial and health-care sectors.
Pulver Crawford Munroe LLP has announced the addition of Patricia Gallivan who practises in all areas of labour and employment, including collective bargaining and advocacy on behalf of employers at labour arbitrations, provincial and federal labour relations boards and human rights tribunals.
Roper Greyell LLP has announced the appointment of Maggie Campbell and Mike Hamata as new partners of the firm, practising in all areas of employment and labour law.
MLT Aikins welcomes three new associate lawyers to its Winnipeg office: Cheryl Frost practises in the advocacy department with a particular focus on professional liability defence work; Robley Goff joins the firm's corporate/commercial law team; and Madison Sutherland focuses on insolvency law, pensions and benefits law and Aboriginal law.
The Law Foundation of Ontario announces the appointment of Stephen Thiele to its board of trustees. Thiele is a partner and the director of legal research at Gardiner Roberts LLP, where he has been involved in many high-profile cases and has written extensively on a variety of legal topics.
Jonathan Fleisher has been elected to the Board of Regents of the American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers. He is the sole Canadian elected to this year’s class of Regents. Fleisher is a partner in the Financial Services Group at Cassels Brock, where his practice focuses on the commercial finance industry with a particular emphasis on innovative cross-border transactions and equipment and asset finance.
Kathryn Esaw joined Aird & Berlis LLP as a partner in the Financial Services Group. Esaw provides practical legal advice on a broad range of insolvency and restructuring matters. She was recently recognized as a Rising Star in Restructuring and Insolvency in the International Financial Law Review's IFLR1000: The Guide to the World's Leading Financial Law Firms 2019.
The Barreau du Québec is pleased to award its Medal, the highest distinction of the order, to Benoît Pelletier. He will officially receive the Medal on Quebec Bar Day on June 11 in Montreal. Pelletier worked at the Department of Justice Canada before joining the Faculty of Civil Law at the University of Ottawa, where he continues to serve as a full professor.
DLA Piper (Canada) LLP announces that it has reached an agreement with the Montréal office of Bretton Woods Law Canada. Effective May 1, 2019, Bretton Woods Canada’s team of four lawyers and an articling student will join DLA Piper Canada’s Montréal office. The firm says Bretton Woods Canada brings a unique blend of capabilities and experience that will bolster its national service offering in the rapidly growing practice area of global compliance, international risk management and corporate investigations. Bretton Woods Canada focused on ethics and compliance, corporate investigations and international business risk.