Professional regulation

Craig Ferris named president of B.C. law society

Craig Ferris named president of B.C. law society

Ferris heads Lawson Lundell’s commercial litigation group

B.C. law society appoints seven new lawyers to hearing panel pool members

B.C. law society appoints seven new lawyers to hearing panel pool members

Six public representatives were also added

Gowling WLG’s Shea named honorary Saskatchewan law society member for student memorial initiative

Gowling WLG’s Shea named honorary Saskatchewan law society member for student memorial initiative

Shea has received two Minister of Veteran’s Affairs Commendations for his efforts

Ranjan Agarwal of Bennett Jones wins President’s Award given by South Asian Bar Association Toronto

Ranjan Agarwal of Bennett Jones wins President’s Award given by South Asian Bar Association Toronto

Ranjan Agarwal was recognized for his significant contribution as a South Asian lawyer

Striking B.C. legal aid staff lawyers restrict work to essential cases

Striking B.C. legal aid staff lawyers restrict work to essential cases

Legal aid staff lawyers earn 30 per cent less than their Crown counsel counterparts

Ontario’s judicial appointments must maintain political independence, says former AG Bryant

Ontario’s judicial appointments must maintain political independence, says former AG Bryant

Attorney General Doug Downey has suggested that Ontario’s current system of appointing judges is too “subjective”