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ALBERTA

• Miller Thomson LLP welcomes Ruben Sekhon to the firm.

• Dentons Canada LLP announces that Kevin Burron has joined the firm as partner. Burron joins the construction practice group.

• Dentons Canada LLP announces Robert J. de Guzman, Anthony Cole, Derek Pontin, Kathleen Shannon, Lucas Tomei, and Lyle Zulak to the firm as partners.

BRITISH COLUMBIA

• The B.C. government appoints Judge Laura Bakan and Judge Edna Ritchie to the provincial courts.

• Miller Thomson LLP welcomes Robin A. Dean and M.A. Scott Forsyth to the firm.

• Buell Sutton LLP announces that Olga Bochkaryova, Michelle Quinn, Jonathan Woolley, and Carlos Mendes have joined the firm.

• Bull Housser announces that Simon Margolis Q.C., Christian Petersen, Max Collett, and Billy Garton will serve alongside Sandy Delayen, Chief Operating Officer, on the firm's executive committee for 2015.

MANITOBA

• No current news.

NEW BRUNSWICK

• No current news.

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR

• No current news.

NORTHWEST TERRITORIES

• No current news.

NOVA SCOTIA

• Tim Daley has been appointed Nova Scotia's newest provincial and family court judge.

• McInnes Cooper announces that Sarah Campbell and Brian Awad have joined the firm as partners.

NUNAVUT

• No current news.

ONTARIO

• The Canadian Paralympic Committee appoints Peter Lawless to serve as Canada's ombudsperson for the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games and the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

• Miller Thomson LLP welcomes Nawaz Tahir, Callum Campbell, Lisa Abe-Oldenburg, Y. Ken Chun, Carla Figliomeni, Neil Fineberg, Bruce Leonard, Birute Luksenaite, and Julian Worsley to the firm.

• Norton Rose Fulbright Canada announces that Kevin Ackhurst has been named the new national practice head of antitrust and competition.

• A Call to Action Canada announces that Yolanda Coly has been honoured by the National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms as the inaugural winner of her namesake award, the Yolanda Coly Advocacy Award.

• Dickinson Wright LLP announces partner Ned Levitt has been appointed to the International Committee of the International Franchising Association (IFA).

• Stikeman Elliott announces that Mario Nigro has joined the firm as partner. Nigro joins the M&A/private equity group.

• Dentons Canada LLP announces that Corey MacKinnon has joined the firm as partner. MacKinnon joins the firm’s corporate group.

• Cognition LLP welcomes Sonny Bhalla, Lucy Soce, and Jennifer Goodstadt to firm.

PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND

• No current news.

QUEBEC

• Jean Saint-Onge, a litigation partner at Lavery, has received the title of Fellow by the International Academy of Trial Lawyers (IATL).

• Dentons Canada LLP announces Alexandre-Philippe Avard, Anca Neacsu, Scott Rozansky, and Melisa Thibault to the firm as partners.

• ROBIC welcomes Louise Bernier to the firm. Bernier is a patent agent specializing in the field of life sciences.

• McCarthy Tétrault announces Dominic Thérien, Sean Griffin, and Marc-Alexandre Hudon to the firm as partners.

SASKATCHEWAN

• Miller Thomson LLP welcomes André Poulin-Denis to the firm as associate, previously from Plaxton & Co. Poulin-Denis joins the litigation practice group.

• Robertson Stromberg LLP welcomes Scott R. Spencer as partner to the firm. Spencer will be working in dealing with criminal law, labour law, and education law.

INTERNATIONAL

• Chinese law firm 大成 (Dacheng) and Dentons have united to form 大成 Dentons.

• Baker & McKenzie appoints Lucy Alberto, Paul Amberg, Guy Birkenmeier, Hillary Brennan, Jordan Faykus, Holly Files, Tom Firestone, Duffy Lorenz, Valerie Marsh, Trevor McFadden, Lewis Popoff, Joshua Richardson, Mark Roche, Susan Ryba, Daniel Tallitsch, Ryan Vann, and Jennifer Wioncek as partners to the firm. Rekha Auld and Randy Schwartz have also been appointed as counsel.

Last updated: March 23, 2015

 

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