1. 15 mai 2014 Where are the Heenan Blaikie lawyers now?

    When Heenan Blaikie LLP dissolved last month, an unprecedented number of lawyers found themselves out of work: close to 170 in Toronto alone. In order to understand how the collapse has changed the makeup of other firms, Precedent has used press releases and other research to chart where Toronto lawyers formerly at Heenan Blaikie have […]

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  2. 27 avril 2014 QUEBEC JUDICIAL APPOINTMENTS ANNOUNCED

    The Honourable Peter MacKay, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Central Nova, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today announced the following appointments: The Honourable Geneviève Marcotte, a puisne judge of the Superior Court of Quebec in Montreal, is appointed a puisne judge of the Court of Appeal of Quebec to replace Mr. Justice J.R. […]

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  3. 23 avril 2014 46 Heenan Blaikie lawyers join Dentons in Montreal, Toronto and Calgary

    Dentons Canada LLP is pleased to announce that a total of 46 lawyers have joined the firm’s offices in Montreal, Toronto and Calgary this month from Heenan Blaikie LLP, including a further five partners and 11 associates who have joined since previous announcements. These lawyers are joining key practice areas at Dentons, complementing and building […]

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  4. 23 avril 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, environmental 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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  5. 23 avril 2014 Blind Chinese Dissident Wins Courage Award

    Chen Guangcheng, the blind Chinese activist, received the 2014 Geneva Summit Courage Award yesterday from an international assembly of human rights groups, where dissidents shared harrowing testimonies of human rights abuses ahead of Monday’s gathering of foreign ministers at the United Nations Human Rights Council.Hundreds of dissidents, activists, diplomats and […]

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