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Mann Lawyers LLP

Practice Management
Ottawa, Ontario

K. Scott McLean joined Mann Lawyers LLP on March 1 as General Counsel and Director of Practice Management. Previously, Scott practiced in corporate and commercial litigation at an international law firm. He will head the firm’s Practice Management area, including monitoring legal and regulatory developments, business development, training sessions, recruitment and practice development. Scott will also continue his litigation practice in risk avoidance and litigation strategy, third party investigations, and board governance and risk management in the hospital sector.

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  • Alberta
    • Field Law welcomes Cameron Hughes to its business law practice as the firm’s energy group lead. With more than 20 years’ experience working in the energy industry in Alberta, Hughes’ practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, energy infrastructure, project finance and development, and joint ventures in the oil and gas and power sectors.
    • John Cassell was named a partner in the intellectual property practice of Norton Rose Fulbright's Calgary office, along with Matthew Longstaff, banking and finance, and Lincoln Mitchell, corporate, M&A and securities group.
  • British Columbia
    • 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.

    • Lawson Lundell LLP is welcoming Laura Duke and Toby Kruger to the partnership. Duke and Kruger are part of the firm's Litigation and Dispute Resolution group in the firm's Vancouver and Yellowknife offices.
    • Pulver Crawford Munroe LLP is welcoming Peter Sheen, Susan Arnold and Marcia McNeil, formerly of Sheen Arnold McNeil LLP and leading practitioners in labour, employment and human rights law. Arnold and Sheen will join the firm`s Vancouver office and McNeil will lead the firm`s Victoria office.
    • Singleton Urquhart Reynolds Vogel LLP has announced Claire Immega and Darren Stewart have been made partners in the firm's Vancouver office. 
  • Manitoba
    • MLT Aikins LLP has announced that Brent Mielke has joined the firm as a partner in the Edmonton office. Mielke's practice focuses on construction law, builder’s liens, creditors’ remedies, commercial lease disputes and civil litigation.
    • Fillmore Riley LLP has announced Iain McDonald has joined the partnership. McDonald practises primarily in corporate commercial with an emphasis on commercial real estate transactions and M&A.
  • New Brunswick
    • Cushman & Wakefield Atlantic introduces what’s next for the market in New Brunswick with the addition of commercial real estate advisor Miki O’Ree to its roster of advisors in the Atlantic Region. Her arrival has grown the firm to 21 professionals.

    • No current news.
  • Newfoundland and Labrador
    • No current news.
  • Northwest Territories
    • No current news.
  • Nova Scotia
    • No current news.
  • Nunavut
    • No current news.
  • Ontario
    • Neill Kalvin and Zale Skolnik have joined the firm’s Real Estate Group. Kalvin joins Aird & Berlis as a partner, where he brings extensive expertise to clients engaged in negotiating and structuring complex real estate transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions, financings, development, joint ventures and limited partnerships. He has advised on several billion dollars’ worth of real estate transactions for a variety of real estate investment portfolios. Skolnik joins the firm as an associate. Zale advises clients on all aspects of commercial real estate law, including acquisitions and dispositions, financing, leasing and development.
    • Adria Leung Lim has joined the firm as a partner in the Capital Markets Group. Adria is skilled at executing corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions transactions for both public and private issuers and investment dealers. She also advises on general securities compliance matters, such as corporate governance, continuous disclosure and other regulatory matters.
    • Kathryn Esaw joined the firm as a Partner in the Financial Services Group. Kathryn 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.
    • Maggie Bassani joined Aird & Berlis LLP as a partner in the Municipal & Land Use Planning Group, where she will advise clients on land use planning and development matters.
    • DLA Piper LLP has announced four new additions to the partnership. Ryan Campbell has been practising employment law in the Toronto office since joining the firm in 2015. Andrew McFarlane practises financial services and corporate/commercial law in the Toronto office. Stephen Morris practises real estate law out of the Toronto office. David Spratley's practice focuses on intellectual property, information technology and privacy and e-commerce issues and Spratley works out of the Vancouver office. 
    • Dickinson Wright LLP has announced that Mordy Mednick has been elected as a member of the firm, practising out of the firm's Toronto office.
  • Prince Edward Island
    • No current news.
  • Quebec
    • Woods LLP announces the appointment of Caroline Biron as managing partner of the firm, effective March 1, 2019. Biron succeeds Richard Vachon, who succeeded James A. Woods — the founder and chairman of the firm — as managing partner in 2015.
    • No current news.
  • Saskatchewan
    • No current news.
  • Internatinal
    • London's 33 Bedford Row announces the launch of Arbitrators@33BedfordRow. The independent arbitrators at Arbitrators@33BedfordRow comprise six arbitrators and mediators, including: Tony Cole; Arran Dowling-Hussey; Dermot Flanagan; Barry Leon; Dr. Tariq Mahmood; and Dr. Katherine Simpson. The independent arbitrators bring to 33 Bedford Row broad and deep experience in international arbitration — both commercial and investment treaty — and in domestic arbitration, as well as significant experience in mediation.
    • Stikeman Elliott LLP has announced Quentin Markin, co-head of the firm's global mining group, has returned his practice to the firm's office in Sydney, Australia.