1. 15 avril 2014 Fasken Martineau announces new hirings in Ottawa and Montreal.

    In Ottawa, Sébastien Lorquet and Claire Vachon join the Labour, Employment & Human Rights Group as partners, while Judith Parisien and Marie-Andrée Richard join the group as associates. In Montréal, Robert Dupont Stéphane Fillion, Simon Laberge, Rhéaume Perreault and Yves Turgeon join the firm’s Labour, Employment & Human Rights Group in Montréal as partners, while […]

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  2. 28 février 2014 Lavery is pleased to announce that Mr. Pierre Marc Johnson, G.O.Q., FRSC, has joined the firm as counsel.

    A lawyer and physician, Mr. Johnson is recognized for his expertise in the areas of international trade negotiations, environnemental law and health law. Since 2009, he has acted as chief negotiator for the Government of Quebec in the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between Canada and the European Union. He also acted as personal […]

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  3. 19 février 2014 Norton Rose Fulbright to open in Brazil

    Global legal practice Norton Rose Fulbright today announces the expansion of its Latin America practice through the opening of an office in Brazil. Norton Rose Fulbright’s Brazil practice, based initially in Rio de Janeiro, will be its 55th office worldwide and its third office in Latin America, complementing existing offices in Venezuela (Caracas) and Colombia […]

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  4. 19 février 2014 Fasken Martineau welcomes seven new labour lawyers to its Montréal office

    Fasken Martineau, a leading international business law and litigation firm, announced today the addition of seven new lawyers to the firm’s Montréal office. Robert Dupont, Stéphane Fillion, Rhéaume Perreault and Simon Laberge will join the firm as partners, while Alexis Charpentier, Alexandra Meunier and Valérie Gareau-Dalpé will join as associates. Robert Dupont’s practice focuses all […]

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  5. 19 février 2014 Fasken Martineau is a proud partner of Université Laval’s Goldcorp Research and Innovation Chair in Natural Resources and Energy Law

    Fasken Martineau, a leading international business law and litigation firm, proudly announced today that it is supporting the Goldcorp Research and Innovation Chair in Natural Resources and Energy Law. Université Laval is creating the first-ever Chair devoted to the study of natural resources and energy law from a domestic and international perspective. The new Chair […]

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  6. 16 février 2014 Heenan Blaikie’s lesson for Bay Street: Change or die

    Ralph Lean was enjoying his time at Heenan Blaikie. It was a cosy perch that kept him busy, enabling him to work his Rolodex and, more importantly to him, stick it to anyone who thinks that 68-year-old lawyers are past their best-before date. He aimed to work well into his 70s. He had arrived at […]

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  7. 13 février 2014 Ian Holloway: Heenan Blaikie reveals the flaw of the partnership model

    So a giant has fallen. Last week, the remaining partners of the law firm of Heenan Blaikie LLP voted to dissolve the partnership and to wind up the business. Practice groups have decamped to firms that, until a short time ago, were rivals. A rump tried to become the Canadian bridgehead of global firm DLA […]

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  8. 13 février 2014 The Unbounded Level of the Mind: Rod Macdonald’s Legal Imagination – 7-8 February 2014

     The Faculty of Law of McGill University invites you to a Symposium entitled « The Unbounded Level of the Mind: Rod Macdonald’s Legal Imagination, » held in honour of Professor Roderick A. Macdonald, OC, F.R. Scott Chair of Constitutional and Public Law. Taking place on the 7th and 8th of February 2014 at McGill’s Faculty of Law, […]

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  9. 11 février 2014 MARCEL AUBUT JOINS BCF

    Mario Charpentier, the Managing Partner of the law firm BCF LLP, is proud to announce that Mr. Marcel Aubut, one of Canada’s most-renowned lawyers, along with some thirty members from his team in Montreal and Quebec City, have decided to join the firm. Mr. Aubut will become Vice-Chairman of the Board, as well as a […]

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  10. 8 février 2014 Colorado’s Legal Marijuana Sales Bring « Common Sense » Justice and Savings

    On January 1, 2014, Colorado became the first state in the country where state-licensed stores selling recreational marijuana are open for business. Under a system of taxation and regulation, these stores, which are located in five of Colorado’s counties, will serve people 21 or older. The possession, purchase, and sale of marijuana will no longer […]

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