17 October 2019

The Power of Layperson Testimony in Personal Injury Law

By Janet De Vita

In personal injury cases, evidence is frequently given by witnesses who have first-hand knowledge of facts or circumstances related to the case that can help the court understand post-accident changes in a plaintiff’s life. This “lay evidence” provides a broader context for the court to properly assess the true extent of the plaintiff’s injuries. This…

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10 October 2019

The Brexit Effect: CETA and the WTO

By Celso Boscariol, Q.C.

Unless the latest deadline is another case of “The Boy Who Cried Brexit”, this Hallowe’en, October 31st, may be the day that the United Kingdom formally leaves the European Union. However, the UK Parliament’s European Union (Withdrawal) Act, which requires parliamentary approval of any withdrawal agreement negotiated between the UK and the European Union, and which will repeal the European Communities Act, may apply – thus postponing…

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7 October 2019

I’m A HIPpy Fundraiser Gala 2019

Lawyers Anastase Maragos and Janet De Vita were honored to support the 3rd annual I’m A HIPpy Fundraiser Gala held on October 5th at the Vancouver Convention Centre. I’m a HIPpy have raised an incredible $450K and counting to improve hip health & mobility for children worldwide with hip dysplasia. 

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4 October 2019

Essential Agreements for Your Business

By Anand Athiviraham

What agreements do I need for my business? A significant part of my practice involves advising clients on which agreements best suit their business needs and goals. Whether it’s two partners looking to start a new venture, a growing business looking to fundraise, or a more established entity negotiating an acquisition, they all need agreements…

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20 September 2019

Legal Hacks for Tech Entrepreneurs: A Vancouver Startup Week Event

As a part of Vancouver Startup Week 2019, the Business Group, led by lawyers Anand Athiviraham, Henry Ka and Cameron Funnell, were excited to present to a group of tech entrepreneurs and investors on the topic of “Legal Hacks for Tech Entrepreneurs”. It was a full house for this great interactive event that allowed participants…

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21 August 2019

Celso Boscariol, Q.C. joins new CN Vancouver Community Board

Celso Boscariol, Q.C. joins new CN Vancouver Community Board as CN’s 100th anniversary celebrations come to Vancouver’s PNE Celso Boscariol, Q.C., Partner in our Business Law Group, has accepted an invitation by CN to join a newly launched Vancouver CN Community Board. The Vancouver Board joins three similar advisory boards from across the county made…

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