15 August 2019

Welcome Anna and Thomas!

We are excited to welcome Anna Fei and Thomas Hanson to the firm as 2019/2020 articling students, and look forward to working with them and supporting their development as future lawyers!

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14 August 2019

Action in tort against third party new legal tool for First Nations

Indigenous Law lawyer Anita Boscariol provides an overview of the intersection of private tort law and aboriginal rights law, and the implications for First Nations, third parties and the Crown, both federal and provincial, in her recently published article Action in tort against third party new legal tool for First Nations in this week’s The Lawyers Daily magazine. Click…

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15 July 2019

Staffing your cannabis business: What to consider

By Liam Oster

The recent legalization of non-medical cannabis and the subsequent surge in cannabis-related businesses raises many important questions for employers. These include: What should cannabis business employers be considering when hiring new employees? What training should be required? How to deal with cannabis in the workplace? Learn more about how be a responsible cannabis business employer…

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4 July 2019

Injured in an accident? Know your rights.

Our experienced Personal Injury Group will help you understand your rights when you’ve been injured in an accident, so you can focus on your recovery. Learn more in our recent video and reach out to our Personal Injury Group for a free consultation.

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24 June 2019

How Parenting Coordination Works in BC: Video

Family law lawyer Craig Neville, a leading BC alternative dispute resolution professional, will be presenting on “Parenting Coordination Practice: 10 Years In” at the Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia (CLE BC) 12th Biennial Family Law Conference on July 4th.  In this recent video interview, Craig discusses how retaining a Parenting Coordinator helps high-conflict…

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14 June 2019

Developers and stratas take note: Strata corps may not have to pay for shared facilities

By Ryan R. Lee

It is common practice for developers of strata properties to enter into easement agreements granting future strata owners access to shared facilities before the stratas are actually incorporated. These agreements allow developers to structure future cost-sharing arrangements of strata projects at the early stages of a development. However, developers and strata corporations should be aware…

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6 June 2019

Make the most of your family law consultation with these helpful tips!

Dealing with family law matters can be very emotional and stressful, and many clients are overwhelmed when they first call to schedule an initial consultation with a family lawyer. Navigating the legalities around family matters can seem very foreign and confusing. Having an initial consultation with a family lawyer will help you understand the process,…

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22 May 2019

Older and Wiser: The Phenomenon of Grey Divorce. A Multi-Disciplinary Conference

Jonathan Lazar, head of Watson Goepel’s Family Law Group will be presenting on “Difficult Cases Involving Aging Clients” at the Collaborative Divorce Vancouver‘s Older and Wiser: The Phenomenon of Grey Divorce conference being held May 23-24. This multi-disciplinary conference will focus on understanding the unique needs and challenges of divorcing couples over 50 years of age.

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