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What to Expect in 2016

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       We have asked the President of ZSA, Warren Bongard, what he thinks we can expect in 2016. “The Canadian legal landscape is quickly changing before our eyes. Competition is at an all-time high, forcing industry practitioners to adapt or be left behind.” “Be prepared for a leaner, more accountable environment; even young […]

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BT Signs $45million litigation deal with Burford Capital

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By Kali Hays Law360, New York (January 26, 2016, 3:28 PM ET) — New York litigation funding firm Burford Capital LLC is putting $45 million behind the litigation efforts of a top British-based company — enough to finance an entire portfolio of pending actions. Burford announced the deal Jan. 6, but said the client wished to […]

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Core Values Embedded in a #Winning Workplace

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We put the question to our ZSA team and what follows is a collection of their industry insight. The idea of a strong corporate culture has become a heavily emphasised aspect of the modern workplace. “Companies should consciously build a corporate culture and ensure employees are a part of the process,” says Caitlyn Waring, Consultant. Employees are […]

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Why Great Employees Leave Great Jobs

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What makes a great employee leave a great job? We put the question to our ZSA team and what follows is a collection of their industry insight. “In short, people leave jobs when their emotional connection to their employer becomes compromised – when they no longer feel valued, appreciated, or important” says Elizabeth Borrill, Partner […]

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How to Respond to a Professional Compliment

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In this article, I give some tips on how to effectively respond to positive feedback. This can include everything from passing compliments on your work, to a positive performance review. While positive feedback is obviously much more welcome than negative feedback, accepting professional praise can sometimes be tricky. Do not undermine the compliment When receiving […]

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Filling the Demand

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Check out this great article on the state of the legal jobs market for articling students and junior lawyers. It features insightful analysis and commentary by experts in the field, including one of our very own, ZSA CEO Christopher Sweeney. The subject of law jobs for juniors continues to be a hot topic in Canada, […]

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