- May 13, 2019
Whether you decide to go in-house at the junior end of your legal career is a calculated and personal decision. I was fortunate to have experienced private practice and in-house roles as a junior lawyer. Each has its own benefits and will require different skillsets to do well.
- Apr 1, 2019
It has been a decade since the world experienced what is considered the worst economic disaster since the Great Depression. Since then, the global economy has been slow to recover, not helped by the 2014 oil crisis, the rise of populist politics and trade wars. There are now warning signs that we are headed towards another recession, as early as next year. Millennials, are you ready?
- Feb 11, 2019
- Feb 4, 2019
By now, you may have been following the saga of the mega-disaster music festival that defrauded investors by the millions, stranded hundreds of festival-goers on a Bahamian island and culminated in the imprisonment of the 27-year-old founder and CEO, Billy McFarland.
- Feb 4, 2019
On Jan. 25, a new batch of recent graduates was called to the bar. This is an unforgettable moment in the life of a law student as they become part of what is seen (by most people) as a noble profession that stands as the guardian for justice and equity in our society. This also marks the start of their working career.
- Jan 21, 2019
Most of us probably fell short of where we wanted to be. This year do yourself a favour and adopt a resolution of building a stronger personal brand. This is one resolution that I continually build on. You should too.
- Oct 22, 2018
To my fellow John Candy and Steve Martin fans out there, you will recognize where this comes from; but now that I have worked with trucks (Navistar), cars (Nissan) and planes (Cargojet), all that is left is trains. While all of these areas of in-house practice seem very similar, as they are within the transportation sector, the work in each of these experiences was very, very different.
- Jun 18, 2018
One of the most common questions I hear from junior and mid-level lawyers is: “How do I know it is time to make a move?” Unfortunately, there is never one clear answer.
Jan 17, 2018
At least 150 lawyers and law students braved the snow last night to hear a panel of eminent jurists discuss the future of legal education, at McGill University’s Faculty of Law.
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