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1 February 2021

Watson Goepel LLP welcomes new Partner, Timothy D. Goepel

By Timothy D. Goepel

We are pleased to announce that Timothy D. Goepel has joined Watson Goepel LLP as a Partner, effective February 1, 2021. Tim conducts a broad civil litigation practice focused on construction law, partnership/shareholder disputes, defence of professionals, intellectual property disputes, and employment matters. Tim has appeared in all levels of court in British Columbia and…

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11 January 2021

Video: Top Legal Tips for Tech Entrepreneurs: A VSW 2020 Presentation

By Anand Athiviraham and Cameron Funnell

What types of agreements does my new business really need, and why are they so important? How can I best protect my business’ intellectual property? These questions and more were answered when business/technology lawyer Anand Athiviraham, and business/IP lawyer Cameron Funnell,  presented at Vancouver Startup Week 2020. Their presentation, Top Legal Tips for Tech Entrepreneurs,…

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31 December 2020

Updating your will just got easier: B.C. legislates electronic witnessing

By Joe Fingerote

In September we reported on the introduction of Bill 21-2020, which included the proposal of a series of long-awaited amendments to B.C.’s Wills, Estates, and Succession Act that would allow a will to be witnessed electronically, by individuals in different physical locations. The valid use of electronic witnessing was enabled by an interim Ministerial Order…

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16 December 2020

5 Holiday Tips for Co-parents

By Laurence S. Klass

The holidays can be a particularly challenging time for separated parents. Here are a few key tips to help keep the season bright for families. Please contact Laurence Klass of our Family Law Group for more information on co-parenting.    

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16 November 2020

Incorporating your business: Record books and why using a lawyer makes sense

By Anand Athiviraham

This is the first post of a new 4-part business startup series created by Watson Goepel LLP corporate lawyer, Anand Athiviraham. When incorporating a new business, budget-conscious entrepreneurs typically, and understandably, focus on minimizing costs. While many free or low-cost online legal resources promise bargain prices, bypassing qualified and tailored legal guidance to help with…

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