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Law in motion: How senior partners switch firms

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The recent exodus of 13 corporate mining and securities lawyers from Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP to Bennett Jones LLP was the most visible example of the fallout from FMC’s mega-merger with Dentons, but it also reflects a more low-profile but growing story. Lawyers, and increasingly senior partners, are switching firms. At least that’s what Warren […]

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The case for choosing an executive assistant over a smartphone

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It has been long been said that technology will eventually displace millions of jobs. Robots can now do amazing things, assembly lines are increasingly more automated, and we’re only scratching the surface of possibilities. However, when it comes to professional services, human-to-human interaction, and most importantly, advice is essential.  That’s why it’s troublesome to see […]

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The case for choosing an executive assistant over a smartphone

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It has been long been said that technology will eventually displace millions of jobs. Robots can now do amazing things, assembly lines are increasingly more automated, and we’re only scratching the surface of possibilities. However, when it comes to professional services, human-to-human interaction, and most importantly, advice is essential.  That’s why it’s troublesome to see […]

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Iain Scott hired as new dean of UWO Law

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The Faculty of Law at the University of Western Ontario has hired a new dean, and the pick builds on the school’s reputation in business law. Iain Scott, who until 2009 was the chief executive of McCarthy Tétrault LLP, moves from the challenging task of managing his law partners to the equally challenging task of […]

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Does A Good and Connected Recruiter Have You on Her Radar?

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Author: Angela Sordi We know that a good recruiter is an invaluable tool to her client; a trusted third party who is relied upon for sourcing top talent, streamlining the application process and being able to offer invaluable assistance throughout the negotiation and offer stage when the best candidate is ultimately selected.  As a candidate […]

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2013 Quorum Club

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The 2013 Quorum Club will take place on September 25-26th at the Park Hyatt in Toronto The core idea of the Quorum Club is to bring together senior corporate counsel (Number one’s only!) and senior private law firm practitioners in a setting where they can share ideas, opinions and network in a way that few […]

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2013 Canadian General Counsel Awards

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The ninth annual CGCA will took place on Monday, June 17, 2013 at the Fairmont Royal York in Toronto. The CGCA is Canada’s only national programme designed exclusively to recognize excellence in the In-House  Counsel community. This special evening honoured the best counsel in Canada brought together the senior members of the Canadian private bar […]

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Battle of the Bar Bands

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http://barbands.ca/ Battle of the Bar Bands is an annual fundraising event to benefit the CBA BC Benevolent Society. Year after year, talented members of the Vancouver legal community strut their musical talent in amazing cover performances on the renowned stage of the Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver. Bands compete for the coveted “ZSA Cup” for best […]

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