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NEWS +
ANNOUNCEMENTS

Alexander Holburn is listed as eighth largest law firm in Metro Vancouver by Business in Vancouver

We are pleased to announce that our firm is listed as the eighth largest law firm in Metro Vancouver as published in Business in Vancouver’s annual... read more

David McKnight + Chris Chu are featured in Business in Vancouver

In an article recently published in Business in Vancouver, David McKnight, Partner, and Chris Chu, Articling Student, discuss the importance of adhering to safety and... read more

Lisa Mackie presents at PAMA seminar

On Thursday, May 9, Lisa Mackie, Partner and leader of our Strata Property Practice, presented to the Professional Association of Managing Agents (PAMA) and UBC’s Sauder School of Business, Real... read more

Nine lawyers at Alexander Holburn are listed in the 2019 Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory

Join us in congratulating our nine lawyers who are included in the 2019 Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory. To be included in the Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory is an acknowledgement... read more

Karen Zimmer presents at the CLHIA Conference

Join Karen Zimmer, Partner and leader of our Defamation + Publication Risk Management Practice Group, at the Canadian Life and Health Insurance (CLHIA) Conference on May... read more

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EVENTS +
COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Alexander Holburn Volunteer with Soup Sisters

On Friday, June 7, Alexander Holburn’s lawyers and staff volunteered with Soup Sisters Vancouver NWCA to help prepare a record-breaking 234L of soup for Maggie’s... read more

Celebrating Jeans Day 2019

On Thursday, May 2, 2019, our lawyers and staff celebrated Jeans Day by purchasing buttons and pins in support of BC Children’s Hospital Foundation. Combining... read more

Alexander Holburn sponsors the fourth annual Gala of Grace

At Alexander Holburn, we see the value of creating a lasting and positive impact on the community. That is why we are proud to have... read more

2019 Endeavour Award recipient, Linda Cheong

Please join us in congratulating the 2019 Endeavour Award recipient, Linda Cheong. Linda is a humble leader who works tirelessly to ensure the success of... read more

Make a Will Week 2019

On Monday, April 8, 2019, Mary Hamilton, QC, Partner and member of our Wills, Estates + Trusts Practice, prepared a presentation for our lawyers and staff... read more

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BLOG
POSTS

“Impenetrable (…) Gobbledegook”: Knowing and Approving of the Contents of Your Will

The English case of Franks v. Sinclair & Ors[1] serves as a not-so-friendly reminder of what can go wrong when lawyers draft wills that use... read more

One Toke Over the Line: Introducing Bylaws Regarding Cannabis Use in Your Strata Corporation

Introduction of the Cannabis Act The recent legalization of cannabis in Canada has ignited a debate across British Columbia strata corporations with respect to allowing... read more

Changes to BC Employment and Labour Legislation Now in Force

On May 30, 2019, the Provincial Government was able to hold a vote and pass into law the changes to the Employment Standards Act and... read more

Special Costs Not Necessarily Recoverable When Court Finds a Duty to Defend

In West Van Holding Ltd. v. Economical Mutual Insurance Company, 2019 BCCA 110, the Court of Appeal clarified the factors relevant to assessing costs when... read more

Sweeping Changes to Canada’s Trademark Laws

The key date of 17 June 2019 is almost upon us; this is when a number of changes to Canadian trademark rules and regulations will... read more

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