6 May 2020

Jeffrey Read joins the firms as Associate Counsel

Watson Goepel LLP

We are pleased to announce that Jeffrey Read has joined our Business Law Group as Associate Counsel. Jeffrey brings his vast experience in corporate and securities law, where advises local, national, and international companies and securities dealers on their Canadian activities. He also acts for large BC-based public companies and private equity groups and has…

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26 March 2020

Lawyers included as an “essential service”

Watson Goepel LLP

Earlier today the provincial government released its list of essential services which includes lawyers and paralegals. As the government noted: “Essential services are those daily services essential to preserving life, health, public safety, and basic societal functioning. They are the services British Columbians rely on in their daily lives”. As an essential service, our firm…

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15 March 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Watson Goepel LLP

Dear clients and friends of Watson Goepel LLP, As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve, we wish to assure you that we have taken a pro-active approach to ensure business continuity for our valued clients should matters escalate. Our priority is the health and well being of our clients, professionals, and communities, and therefore, we…

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9 March 2020

Ryan R. Lee, new Managing Partner of Watson Goepel LLP

Watson Goepel LLP

Watson Goepel LLP is pleased to announce the appointment of Ryan R. Lee as the firm’s new Managing Partner, effective March 1st, 2020. He follows in the footsteps of Thomas G. Keast, Q.C., who served in this leadership role for over a decade. Tammey George, Watson Goepel’s Chief Operating Officer states, “On behalf of the…

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16 January 2020

Anita Boscariol, Changemaker

Watson Goepel LLP

Anita Boscariol, Associate Counsel, will speak to students about what it takes to make change, as a part of Corpus Christi College’s Conversations with Changemakers speaker series, taking place on January 27th, 2020 at the UBC Campus. You can find details for this free event here.

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9 January 2020

Celso Boscariol, Q.C., panelist at Brexit: Opportunities & Obstacles

Watson Goepel LLP

Partner Celso Boscariol, Q.C., will join an expert panel at this interactive breakfast event discussing what Canadian companies should know about the future of Brexit. Celso is President of the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Canada-West, and EU Chamber Canada-West. Learn more and register here: https://bit.ly/2QE0c9Phashtag#brexit

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Watson Goepel LLP welcomes Laurence S. Klass to the Partnership

Watson Goepel LLP

Please join us in welcoming Laurence Klass to the Partnership at Watson Goepel. With a passion for helping families navigate difficult transitions, Laurence’s practice focuses on all aspects of family law including divorce, division of family property and debt and spousal support, as well as child focused issues including child support, parenting time, guardianship and parenting responsibilities.…

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3 December 2019

Watson Goepel Down Under, with Lawyers Associated Worldwide (LAW)

Watson Goepel LLP

Partner Celso Boscariol, Q.C. and lawyer Anita Boscariol spent time connecting with fellow Lawyers Associated Worldwide (LAW) member firms on a recent trip to Australia. This included a warm reception from Brian Kavela & Elizabeth Guerra-Stolfa of the firm Rigby Cook, in Melbourne. Anita had the wonderful opportunity to present to members of Australia’s Northern…

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22 October 2019

Partner Jeremy West case featured in Insolvency Insider

Watson Goepel LLP

Partner and insolvency lawyer Jeremy West acted as counsel for the Petitioner in a recent case, featured in Insolvency Insider, that considered whether preferred shareholders were creditors of the debtor company as opposed to equity claimants for the purposes of the Companies Creditors Arrangement Act. The Court held that the claims of all of its…

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