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THAT WORKS

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CLIENTS GROW

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BUILDING A NETWORK
FOR WOMEN

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CLIENTS

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FUTURE LEADERS

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OUR STRENGTH IS
OUR PEOPLE

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NEWS +
ANNOUNCEMENTS

Menka Sull joins our Construction Practice

We are delighted to welcome our new Associate, Menka Sull, to our Construction Practice. Menka focuses on contractual disputes, construction litigation and the defence of... read more

Mary B. Hamilton and Emma J. Ferguson join our Wills, Estates + Trusts Practice

We are pleased to announce the addition of two lawyers to our firm’s Wills, Estates + Trusts Practice. Mary B. Hamilton is a leading lawyer in... read more

Shaun Foster published in Wings Magazine

Shaun Foster, member of our Aviation Practice, was recently published in Wings Magazine featuring his article about the crash of a Germanwings flight. Read the... read more

Emma Waterman is mentioned in Canadian Underwriter

Emma Waterman, Summer Student, recently published a blog post, “A well-drafted release is priceless“, which addressed the decision in Jamieson v. Whistler Mountain Resort Limited, 2017 BCSC... read more

Aubrie Girou is published in Canadian Family Law Matters

Aubrie Girou, member of our Wills, Estates + Trusts Practice, was published in LexisNexis’ June issue of Canadian Family Law Matters. Aubrie’s article addresses when... read more

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EVENTS +
COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

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

Alexander Holburn accepts award from the Canadian Bar Association

On behalf of the firm, Bruno De Vita, Managing Partner, proudly accepted an award from The Canadian Bar Association, British Columbia Branch, for our outstanding... read more

Celebrating Jeans Day 2017

On Thursday, May 4, 2017, our lawyers and staff jeaned up and purchased buttons and lapels in support of BC Children’s Hospital Foundation. Together we... read more

Celebrating 9 years supporting the Vancouver Sun Run

2017 marks the 9th year the lawyers and staff at Alexander Holburn have participated and supported the Vancouver Sun Run. This event is one of... read more

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BLOG
POSTS

Clearing the air around air space rights

A recent B.C. case has addressed the legal issues surrounding tower cranes and their infringement upon neighboring land. If followed, the case may significantly redefine... read more

Let's make a deal… A strata council’s guide to settling disputes

It will come as no surprise to strata agents and strata lot owners alike that living in a strata corporation means learning to deal with... read more

Proposed amendments to National Instrument 45-102 Resale of Securities (NI 45-102)

The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) recently published for comment proposed amendments to National Instrument 45-102 Resale of Securities (NI 45-102) that would introduce a new prospectus exemption... read more

The importance of the irrevocable beneficiary designation

Beneficiary designations[1] are not created equal. There is a significant difference between the status of a revocable beneficiary and an irrevocable beneficiary. A beneficiary designation... read more

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