News

August 1, 2018
It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Barry Steinfeld on Friday, July 20, 2018. At the age of 68 years, he lost his courageous battle with cancer. Barry enjoyed a 40-year career in law which started in 1974 and ended upon his retirement as a partner at McLeod Law in 2018. Barry graduated from the University of Manitoba Law School and began his career in Winnipeg. In 2002, he... read more
June 13, 2018
Laurie Kiedrowski, head of the Condominium Law Group at McLeod Law, comments in Canadian Lawyer magazine article, "Short-term headaches". The article explores new legal challenges arising from the increasing popularity of short-term rentals, whether to allow or prohibit them, and how. To read the article click here. 
May 9, 2018
We are pleased to welcome Brian Rogers, Q.C. as Counsel, and Daniel MacAulay and Jake Plotsky as Associates to our Corporate | Commercial and Real Estate Groups. One of the most well-respected practitioners in Alberta, Brian brings extensive experience in corporate and real estate transactions, and development projects as legal counsel and lead negotiator. Brian’s broad range of expertise include... read more
May 7, 2018
In the Globe & Mail Nine to Five column, Shane King of our Employment Law group answers a question about overtime, "As a tech company manager, I am being denied time in lieu. Is that legal?". To read his response please click here. 
May 3, 2018
Please join us in congratulating Simon Muller on being listed in The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory as a leading practitioner in Alberta in Personal Injury - Represents Plaintiffs. This is a tremendous acknowledgement of excellence, as the ranking is achieved by a survey of a practitioner’s own peers and colleagues. To view the rankings visit Lexpert.ca.
April 16, 2018
McLeod Law is honoured to be named one of Canada's Top 100 Small and Medium Employers for a second year in a row. This award is a tribute to our people who make our firm a great place to work and grow, and to our forward-thinking human resources policies. The award selection process takes several factors into consideration from work environment, health, financial and family benefits, community in... read more
March 21, 2018
Peter Cline joins our Personal Injury Group, bringing more than 20 years of experience with personal injury claims and disability insurance claims. He is recognized for his expertise nationally having worked with clients across Canada. Peter worked for several years as a lawyer at insurance companies before choosing to exclusively represent Plaintiffs. This experience gave him a thorough understa... read more
February 26, 2018
Matthew Burgoyne of our Fintech Group was quoted in the Canadian Bar Association PracticeLink on trends in cryptocurrencies, including usage and regulations. To view the article please click here. 
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

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