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10 June 2022

Celebration of Life for Robert ‘Bob’ Watson

By Watson Goepel LLP

Robert ‘Bob’ Watson, one of Watson Goepel LLP’s founding partners, passed away on Friday, June 4th, 2021. The Celebration of Life Service will take place on Wednesday, June 22, 2022. Services will be followed by Cocktails & Canapes. Date: Wednesday, June 22, 2022 Time: 2-4pm Venue: Dining Room at Hollyburn Country Club If you would…

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9 June 2022

Celso Boscariol, K.C. attended the Official Proclamation of Vancouver City Council Chambers

By Watson Goepel LLP

“Although we cannot change history, we can certainly change its consequences”. – Celso A. A. Boscariol, K.C. Our lawyer, Celso Boscariol, K.C., along with descendants of the Internees, attended the official proclamation of Vancouver City Council Chambers on June 8, 2020, to witness the acknowledgment of injustices enacted upon the Italian Canadian community during WWII.…

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20 April 2022

Katharine Hennebery joins our Personal Injury Law Group

By Watson Goepel LLP

We are pleased to announce that Katharine Hennebery has joined our Personal Injury Law Group as an Associate. Katharine practices exclusively in the area of personal injury law, and she has experience conducting all aspects of a personal injury file including settlement negotiations, mediations and trials. Prior to joining Watson Goepel, Katharine spent several years…

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31 March 2022

What are your rights when you slip and fall on an icy sidewalk? Are individual homeowners liable for icy sidewalk accidents in front of their houses?

By Ryan Chew

Anyone who has lived through a winter in British Columbia (even relatively mild Vancouver) has encountered an icy sidewalk that was not cleared properly or at all. According to statistics from the Canadian Institute for Health Information (, falls on ice are the most common cause of sport and winter injury hospitalizations in Canada, with…

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22 March 2022

Celso Boscariol, K.C. Co-hosted a Webinar on Doing Business in Canada under CETA

By Celso Boscariol, K.C. and Watson Goepel LLP

Celso Boscariol, K.C., President of the EU Chamber of Commerce in Canada, and Partner at Watson Goepel LLP, delivered a webinar presentation on Thursday, March 17, 2022. The webinar was a joint effort between the EU Chamber of Commerce in Canada West, INOVA, Watson Goepel LLP and the Portuguese Steelwork and Construction Association. Celso discussed…

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15 March 2022

Manual to British Columbia Civil Litigation is Now Available

By Yianni Pappas-Acreman and Watson Goepel LLP

We are delighted to share that our Litigation Associate Yianni Pappas-Acreman is a contributing author for a recent publication Manual to British Columbia Civil Litigation, published by Canadian Legal Information Institute. Along with many contributors, Yianni has volunteered his time to share his expertise with the public, providing in-depth information and commentary about civil procedures…

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