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3 May 2021

Announcing: Scarborough Herman Bluekens joins Watson Goepel LLP

By Watson Goepel LLP

We are pleased to announce that the law firm of Scarborough Herman Bluekens has joined the law firm of Watson Goepel LLP, effective May 03, 2021. This partnership brings together two well-established BC law firms to provide enhanced legal support to our valued clients. Established in 1984, Watson Goepel LLP is one of Vancouver’s foremost…

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1 March 2021

Robert Galletti joins our Business Law Group

By Robert Galletti

We are pleased to announce that Robert Galletti has joined our Business Law Group as a Senior Associate. His practice focuses on corporate, commercial, and securities law, including structuring new businesses, domestic and cross-border debt and equity financings, exchange listings, mergers and acquisitions, shareholder relations, corporate governance, and regulatory compliance across numerous industry sectors. Rob…

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19 February 2021

Cell phone use while driving: A common-sense ruling

By Cassidy Gale

The use of cell phones or other handheld electronic devices while driving has been banned in BC since 2010, but defining what constitutes “use”, especially with the advent of Bluetooth technology that allows for increased hands-free capabilities, has created a legal grey area that the courts have been left to clarify. A recent Supreme Court…

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