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FOR WOMEN

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NEWS +
ANNOUNCEMENTS

David Garner quoted in The Lawyer’s Daily on his recent appearance at the B.C. Court of Appeal in a case challenging the mental capacity of an adult.

A recent B.C. Court of Appeal decision on competency highlights the need for changes to provincial law. The appeal arises from an order by the... read more

Nine of our lawyers are listed in The 2018 Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory

Join us in congratulating and recognizing our nine lawyers who are included in The 2018 Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory. To be included in the Canadian Lexpert® Directory is an acknowledgement of excellence... read more

Newly launched website the ultimate resource for business owners

Up until now, a person involved in a business dispute had to retain a lawyer to get an understanding of his/her rights and obligations and... read more

Lisa Mackie teaching the rental estate re-licensing course at PAMA

Lisa Mackie, head of our Strata Property Practice Group, is teaching the rental estate re-licensing course at PAMA on February 20, 2018. For more information... read more

Honouring Rory McFadden with the 2017 Endeavour Award

Join us in congratulating our 2017 Endeavour Award recipient, Rory McFadden, on his commitment and dedication to our clients and firm. We are both privileged and... read more

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EVENTS +
COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Loren Mallett is a panelist for BIV’s Buying & Selling a Business

Loren Mallet, Partner, and leader of the Corporate/Commercial and Intellectual Property and Technology Practice Groups, participated as a panelist for Business in Vancouver’s Buying and Selling... read more

Julia Kadow appointed Chair, CLE Corporate Procedures Series

We are pleased to announce that Julia Kadow has been appointed Chair, CLE Corporate Procedures Series. In this role, Julia will help develop a series... read more

Gratitude, charity and education on International Women’s Day

Leading up to International Women’s Day we highlighted some of the “Difference Makers” in our firm who make a positive impact on the community through... read more

Miriam Kresivo, Q.C., Outstanding Difference Maker at AHBL

Miriam Kresivo, Q.C. is a leader in her profession.  On January 1, 2018, Miriam became the President of the Law Society of British Columbia after... read more

Celebrating Tammey George for International Women’s Day

Join us in celebrating Tammey George, a positive and impactful Difference Maker at AHBL. In our lead-up to International Women’s day, we are celebrating a... read more

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POSTS

Whose burden is it anyway? : Reducing the amount of security paid into court to secure a lien claimant’s claim

In a recent decision, Centura Building Systems (2013) Ltd. v. 601 Main Partnership, 2018 BCCA 172, the British Columbia Court of Appeal confirmed that a... read more

Taking Care of Business: A Strata Council's Guide to Governing Short-Term Vacation Rentals

California Dreaming is a 120-unit residential strata corporation in Vancouver, British Columbia. Like many strata corporations, California Dreaming is grappling with increasing reports of owners... read more

Innovation or Complication: The Emerging Regulatory Landscape for Drone Use in 2018

The use of drones recreationally and commercially continues to grow exponentially in Canada. While the commercial use of drones has been governed by rules set... read more

The Perils of Pre-Sale Condo Contracts

Pre-sale condo contracts are commonplace in the hot real estate market of Metro Vancouver. In the majority of cases, the condo development is completed without... read more

New Prospectus Exemption

The Canadian Securities Administrators (the “CSA”) recently adopted amendments to National Instrument 45-102 Resale of Securities (“NI 45-102”) and changes to Companion Policy 45-102CP to... read more

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