Month: February 2013

Congratulations to the winners of the Dealmakers of 2012 awards

Congratulations to all of the winners of the Dealmakers of 2012 awards, awarded last night at a gala event jointly run by Lexpert, Deloitte, The Globe and Mail and Thomson Reuters in Toronto. The Globe and Mail’s special section on Big Deals was published today to coincide with the awards. As the only program of its kind in

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New poll looks at women in arbitration

This week, Kluwer Arbitration Blog posted the results of its inaugural poll, which takes a look at the reasons behind the long-standing under-representation of women in arbitration. The poll asked participants to rate three potential reasons: Generational issues: today’s top female arbitrators and arbitration law firm partners graduated at a time when proportionally fewer women

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Miller Thomson lawyers help Ryerson students gain business of law experience

Experiential learning is booming in Canadian law schools, with universities growing connections with business faculties to help students gain hands-on experience. Now, Ryerson University is getting in on the action — with the help of lawyers from Miller Thomson. Jennifer Babe, Partner at Miller Thomson and Chair of the firm’s National Pro Bono Committee (pictured above), is behind

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Former FMC Litigators Open Calgary Boutique

The Calgary Herald has an interesting write-up today on the city’s newest boutique firm, Rose LLP, which was launched by eight senior partners at Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP. Senior partner Jim Rose — a Lexpert-ranked lawyer with decades of experience in corporate/commercial, oil & gas and environmental disputes — explains that recent changes to conflict-of-interest

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Justice Michael Tulloch Wins Lincoln Alexander Award

Toronto, Feb. 7, 2013 – The Black Law Students’ Association (BLSA) at York University’s Osgoode Hall Law School will present the inaugural The Honourable Lincoln Alexander ’53 Award to Mr. Justice Michael Tulloch ‘89, for his leadership, vision and passionate dedication to the community, as part of Osgoode’s Black History Month celebrations. In 2012, Justice

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Top Court takes ‘pragmatic’ approach in Indalex

As befits the McLachlin court’s current reputation, the Supreme Court has taken a pragmatic approach in today’s Indalex decision and overturned the Ontario Court of Appeal decision that set off alarm bells for many in the bankruptcy and pensions Bar. And although the decision is said to have dealt a “blow to pensioners in insolvency cases,” the decision will no

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