Advocacy for the virtualization of justice

Philippe Roberge and Pierre-David Girard, the authors of this article. Source: LinkedIn We recently read an opinion piece by an Ontario lawyer in Canadian Lawyer, which is against the virtualization of family law hearings. We want to answer it. It is because this opinion goes against the trend of other Western jurisdictions and seems to … Read more

Behind the scenes of Marvel: a lawyer testifies

Tom Holland and Marc Ruffalorespectively interpreter of Spider-Man and the Incredible Hulk, do not have the language in their pocket… but can they put themselves in the embarrassment for as much? Paul Sarcker. Source: Paul Sarker, a former attorney at Studio Marvel and co-host of the Better Call Paul podcast, offers some avenues of … Read more

A former L’Oréal employee goes to the office

Me, Christian Chidiac. Source: Lavery From an international group to an independent firm: this is the path taken by Christian Chidiacwho left the L’Oréal Group last month to join the Lavery ranges. The 2020 Bar, which practices mainly in commercial and transactional law, has joined the Business Law group. He assures that his decision was … Read more

Two new recruits in insurance law for this firm

Katherine Duchesne and Rosalie Rouillard. Source: Facebook Hirings follow one another at Robinson Sheppard Shapiro (RSS). The cabinet today welcomes Catherine Duchesne and to Rosalie Rouillardwhich comes to promote his practice in insurance law. Litigator Katherine Duchesne is a bit unusual. She thus completed her law degree at the University of Leicester, in the United … Read more

A drink leads to the cancellation of a trial

Thomas Mehan. Source: YouTube A man convicted of murder has just had his conviction quashed, as the friendship between the trial judge and the crown attorney cast a shadow over the fairness of the proceedings. Convicted of murder in 2017, Andre Cowan has just won his case before the Ontario Court of Appeal, which overturned … Read more

How Much Do Corporate Lawyers Earn?

Source: Shutterstock In 2022, in Canada, the average base salary for corporate lawyers is $180,000 per year, excluding benefits and incentives. Over two years, the average annual salary of a Canadian corporate lawyer has increased by 7%, while it stood at $167,500 in 2020. This is what emerges from the survey on the salaries of … Read more

Canadian Law Awards: Quebecers rewarded

Montreal partners Alexandre Forest and François Viau as well as lawyer Ilias Hmimas. Source: Gowling WLG website Awarded by Lexpert, the prizes Canadian Law Award annually celebrate the best in the profession. They highlight the work of law firms, in-house legal teams and lawyers across the country, as well as their landmark transactions over the … Read more