January 4, 2018
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Shayi Xu to the partnership. Shayi is dedicated to the area of family law, striving to make a positive difference to clients in reaching resolution. A litigator and qualified mediator, Shayi has extensive experience helping clients resolve conflict situations utilizing the most suitable options available. She conducts settlement meetings, Questionin... read more
January 2, 2018
Jeff Larson joins our Commercial Real Estate Group as counsel with 26 years of experience in the real estate industry. He advises Alberta-based land developers and builders on all aspects of land development, from site acquisition and financing, planning and servicing, to sale or lease of the residential or commercial product. Projects range from master-planned communities to small in-fill develop... read more
January 2, 2018
The Calgary Chamber elected their Board for 2018 with Brent Cooper as Vice Chair. Dedictated to business in Calgary, Brent is an advocate for the Chamber’s policy work and looks forward to a succcessful year ahead. For the Chamber's announcement please click here.
November 13, 2017
We are pleased to welcome Beverly Mendoza to our Wills & Estates Group, following her articling year and recent admission to the Alberta Bar. Beverly earned her law degree from the University of Philippines in 2005, and earned her Certificate of Qualification from the National Committee on Accreditation of The Federation of Law Societies of Canada in 2016. Beverly assists clients in the prepa... read more
September 18, 2017
Jeffrey Thom joins our Litigation & Dispute Resolution, and Wills & Estates Groups, practicing estate litigation. He has over 35 years of experience and expertise assisting clients in resolving disputes involving trusts and estates, securities, corporate and commercial matters, directors and shareholders, and insolvency and restructuring.
September 15, 2017
Following their articling year and recent admissions to the Alberta Bar, we are pleased to welcome Anne Rupcich and Randolph (Randy) Mitchell to our firm. Anne Rupcich earned a combined undergraduate degree in English and Law & Society at the University of Calgary before earning her LL.B. from the University of Alberta. Anne joins our Personal Injury group, assisting clients involved in motor... read more
September 5, 2017
Layne Thiessen joins our Wills & Estates Group, practicing exclusively in the area of estate litigation. He assists clients in resolving disputes over wills, estates, adding or removing Executors, and Dependent Relief claims. He has considerable experience litigating, negotiating, and resolving disputes for clients, including through mediation and arbitration.
August 14, 2017
Maria Nathanail has joined our firm, practising in the areas of corporate finance, capital markets and securities regulation. She adds to the strength of our Corporate | Commercial Group and our Exempt Capital Markets practice with her experience in representing public and private clients in respect of mergers and acquisitions, public and private equity and debt securities financings, corporate re... read more
August 9, 2017
The Department of Finance Canada has recently proposed new changes to the Income Tax Act which could have significant implications to business owners and professional corporations. The consultation is open to the public until October 2, 2017. Most changes are anticipated to take effect in 2018. We encourage those who are trustees of living trusts or executors of estates with corporate shares, to... read more
August 8, 2017
Shane King, a partner in our Litigation & Dispute Resolution group responds about liability in the Globe & Mail Nine to Five column, answering the question: What can I do to make my building’s parking garage safer? Read Shane's response here.