Lexpert publishes Infrastructure special edition in Globe and Mail’s Report on Business

Lexpert has just published its special edition on Infrastructure in The Globe and Mail’s Report on Business magazine. This special Infrastructure edition includes the following feature articles: Financing Infrastructure: Infrastructure financing is an attractive asset class for many institutional investors, and their appetite is not likely to fade anytime soon The Realities of P3s: Smaller local authorities are now […]

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2014 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory now online

The 2014 annual Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory is now online. Check out which lawyers across Canada have been identified as leading in their areas of practice. First published in February 1997, this eighteenth annual edition of The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory identifies leading practitioners in over 60 separate Canadian practice areas and leading law firms in […]

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Nominations open for Lexpert’s 2014 Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40 awards

This year, the Lexpert Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40 will honour lawyers from law firms, in-house and potentially government. We encourage lawyers to nominate other lawyers from firms, in-house and government with whom they have worked. Lexpert will select the finalists based on the criteria set out in the nomination form. The Lexpert Advisory […]

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Submit your nominations for the Lexpert Zenith Awards: Celebrating Today’s Leaders in Practice Excellence

This year’s Lexpert Zenith Awards celebrate Today’s Leaders in Practice Excellence and will recognize mid-career accomplishments during 2013-2014.  Lexpert defines mid-career to include lawyers (or judges) having their first Call to the Bar in any Canadian jurisdiction between 1986 and 2000 inclusive.  Winners may be drawn from law firms, corporate legal and government departments, academia, the judiciary and […]

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Lexpert publishes Corporate Law special edition in Globe and Mail’s Report on Business

Lexpert has just published its special edition on Corporate Law in The Globe and Mail’s Report on Business. This special corporate edition includes the following feature articles: 1. Regulatory requirements: Pondering M&A? There’s an increasingly powerful player at the table: Canadian regulators 2. Start ups: As the new technology economy grows, law firms are also changing how […]

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Federal Court Justices on SCC Short List

Odds were fairly high that had Justice Nadon not been the federal government’s chosen appointee for the Quebec SCC seat, another Federal Court Justice from Quebec, sitting in Ottawa, would have been. The Globe and Mail obtained the short list that led to that appointment. This fact, notwithstanding the legal risk involved, may well have […]

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Announcing the Lexpert DealsWire

Lexpert is pleased to announce the launch of the bi-weekly DealsWire email. We intend this electronic publication to be both an expansion of our existing Lexpert Magazine Big Deals coverage on “Closed Deals” and a new foray into the area of “Announced Deals.” Every two weeks, the DealsWire will bring together M&A coverage from Lexpert, The […]

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American College of Trial Lawyers supports Chief Justice McLachlin

In a press release published yesterday on the American College of Trial Lawyers website, its President, Robert Byman, “expressed the College’s full and unqualified support for the Chief Justice of Canada, The Honourable Beverley McLachlin. ‘We are deeply concerned about what we believe to be unjustified criticism of Chief Justice McLachlin relating to steps she […]

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Sujit Choudhry becomes Berkeley Law Dean

Constitutional law expert Sujit Choudhry has been named dean of the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law. Choudhry, the Cecelia Goetz Professor of Law at New York University School of Law and founder of its Center for Constitutional Transitions, will begin a five-year term beginning July 1, 2014. Previous to his NYU role, he […]

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The Chief Justice and the Prime Minister

In a Globe and Mail article this morning, Justice Reporter Sean Fine wrote, “The Prime Minister’s Office publicly asserted that the Chief Justice attempted to contact Mr. Harper about a court case, and said that he refused to take her phone call when Justice Minister Peter MacKay told him it would be ‘inappropriate’.” See http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/harper-alleges-supreme-court-chief-justice-broke-key-rule-with-phone-call/article18382971/ […]

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