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FUTURE LEADERS

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NEWS +
ANNOUNCEMENTS

Ingrid M. Tsui presented as keynote speaker at the IDCWIN Fall University Day

On September 21, 2017, Ingrid M. Tsui, Partner, and leader of our Wills, Estates + Trusts Practice Group, presented as the keynote speaker at the... read more

Eileen Vanderburgh provides “Counsel Comments” on her recent successful decision in the Court of Appeal

Elieen Vanderburgh, leader of the Appellate Advisory team, was recently successful counsel for the appellant in the Court of Appeal’s decision in Winstanley v. Winstanley, 2017 BCCA... read more

Karen R. Zimmer published in Business in Vancouver

Karen R. Zimmer, Partner, and leader of our Defamation + Public Risk Management Practice Group, was recently published in Business in Vancouver for her article... read more

Congratulations to our 14 lawyers listed in Best Lawyers in Canada for 2018

We’re pleased to announce that 14 of our lawyers have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2018 edition of Best Lawyers™ in Canada. Newly added this year... read more

Lisa Mackie presents at PAMA Seminar

On Thursday, August 17, Lisa Mackie, Partner and leader of our Strata Property Practice, is presenting to the Professional Association of Managing Agents (PAMA). This... read more

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EVENTS +
COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Webinar: WorkSafe Obligations + Compliance

Tuesday, October 3 at 10 a.m. PDT Michael Watt and Derek Frenette, members of our Labour + Employment Practice, will be hosting a webinar covering... read more

18th Annual Canadian Insurance Claims Managers Association Charity Golf Tournament

The British Columbia chapter of the Canadian Insurance Claims Managers Association (CICMA) held its 18th annual golf tournament at the Northview Golf & Country Club... read more

2017 Endeavour Award recipient, Rory McFadden

Join us in congratulating our 2017 Endeavour Award recipient, Rory McFadden. Rory’s willingness to help out whenever and wherever and always with a smile on... read more

Congratulations to our 2017 BC Soccer scholarship recipients

These two young athletes are our 2017 BC Soccer scholarship recipients. They have been recognized for their community involvement, strong academic performance and valuable contributions... read more

2017 Endeavour Award recipient, Jillian Waddell

Join us in congratulating our 2017 Endeavour Award recipient, Jillian Waddell. Jillian embodies all the characteristics of a great employee. Every single day she shows... read more

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BLOG
POSTS

Sanctity of contracts trumps court’s sympathy for delay in bringing claim: Thom v. Laird Custom Homes Ltd.

In the recent decision of Thom v. Laird Custom Homes Ltd., 2017 BCSC 1577, the BC Supreme Court upheld the dismissal of an application by... read more

Advancement Demoted: Are we saying goodbye to the presumption of advancement in family property division?

The most recent chapter in the debate regarding the continued operation of the presumption of advancement in the context of property division attempts to put... read more

The Limits of Crime Coverage Insurance Policies

We have all heard the news stories and warnings involving fraudsters posing as legitimate businesses in order to obtain banking information from unsuspecting individuals to... read more

British Columbia Court of Appeal Upholds Workers’ Compensation Appeal Tribunal decision regarding passengers’ rights to sue for damages resulting from an aircraft accident

On October 27, 2011, an aircraft crash-landed near the Vancouver International Airport.  Six of the surviving passengers commenced a lawsuit against the aircraft operator seeking... read more

A new “Passenger Bill of Rights” and other potential legislative changes affecting the Canadian airline industry

Bill C-49, the Transportation Modernization Act (the “Act”), had its 2nd reading in the House of Commons on June 19, 2017.  The Act consists of... read more

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