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ALBERTA

• Borden Ladner Gervais LLP announces that Alqaim Giga has joined the firm as associate.

• Dentons announces that Ian Wachowicz has joined the firm as partner. Wachowicz joins the firm's litigation group.

• Dentons Canada LLP announces that C. H. William Cheung has joined the firm as counsel. Cheung joins the firm's corporate and commercial groups.

BRITISH COLUMBIA

• B.C. lawyer Peter Lawless added to the Canadian Olympic Committee as VP.

• Gowlings announces that Stacey Handley has joined the firm as partner. Handley joins the firm's real estate group.

• Patrick Doherty and Dwight Stewart have been appointed as judges of the Provincial Court of British Columbia.

• Cassels Murray announces that Krystle Gill has joined the firm.

MANITOBA

• University of Manitoba law professor Brenda Gunn has been announced as a new member of the indigenous advisory circle.

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

• Cassels Brock announces that Jamie Firsten has been named a partner at the firm. Firsten is part of the firm's business law group.

• The Centre for International Governance Innovation announces that Mark Jewett has been appointed as senior fellow with the international law research program.

• The Canadian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals announces that professor Poonam Puri of Osgoode Hall Law School has been awarded the Lloyd Houlden Fellowship.

• McCarthy Tétrault announces that Wayne Wouters joins the firm as a strategic and policy adviser.

• Minden Gross LLP announces that Samantha Prasad has been elected to the board of directors of the global law firm affiliate Meritas.

• Borden Ladner Gervais LLP announces that Soizic Reynal de St Michel has joined the firm as associate.

PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND

• No current news.

QUEBEC

• The Barreau du Quebec announces that Nathalie Des Rosiers, dean of the common law section of the law faculty at the University of Ottawa, is the recipient of this year's Christine Tourigny Merit award.

• BCF Business Law announces that Isabelle Lamy has joined the firm.

• Borden Ladner Gervais LLP announces that Maxime Lemoyne and Melissa Azuelos have joined the firm as associates.

• Norton Rose Fulbright Canada announces that Solomon Sananes is the new managing partner of the Montreal office.

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

• Ally Law, a legal services organization of 1,300 lawyers in ten countries, announces its official launch.

Last updated: April 27, 2015

 

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