Doyles Construction Lawyers joins IR as the exclusive Construction Law and Commercial Arbitration Member in Australia

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce James Patrick Doyle FCIArb of Doyles Construction Lawyers. James has joined IR as our exclusive Construction Law and Commercial Arbitration member in Australia. Doyles Construction Lawyers was established in 1991 by its Principal Lawyer, Jim Doyle and has since grown expanded […]

James Patrick Doyle FCIArbDirector, Doyles Construction Lawyers

Diaz Reus International Law Firm & Alliance (DRT) Earns Law360’s #1 Diversity Spot for Second Consecutive Year

Miami, FL – September 2, 2020 – For the second consecutive year, Diaz Reus International Law Firm & Alliance (DRT) announces that it has been ranked #1 in Law 360’s “2020 Diversity Snapshot”, in the category of law firms with 100 or fewer attorneys. The survey shows that the U.S. legal industry as a whole […]

Gary E DavidsonPartner, Diaz Reus

Managing Partner, Ms Lisa Theng is recommended by Who’s Who Legal 2020 for Corporate Governance

CNPLaw LLP is proud to announce that Who’s Who Legal (WWL) 2020 has recommended our Managing Partner, Ms Lisa Theng, in the practice area of Corporate Governance. In this edition, only 13 lawyers in Singapore are recognised for the practice areas of M&A and Corporate Governance, and Lisa is one of the selected few in […]

Subramanian PillaiPartner, CNPLaw LLP

What is the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on your professional and ethical obligations?

Many professionals in Quebec are wondering what impact the ongoing COVID-19 crisis may have on their professional and ethical obligations. Fortunately for the public, the pandemic has not relaxed the ethical obligations of professionals who are members of an order governed by the Professional Code1 or members of a self-regulating professional body. Generally speaking, all professionals, regardless […]

Richard ProvostPartner, Langlois Lawyers, LLP

Is it possible to seek legal recourse under a pseudonym?

This article is a modified version of a commentary originally published by Éditions Yvon Blais in July 2020 (EYB2020BRH2319). When parties bring a civil suit to court, not only are their identities made public, but aspects of their private lives are sometimes laid bare. However, there are some circumstances that warrant an exception to the open […]

Richard ProvostPartner, Langlois Lawyers, LLP

The Administrative Tribunal of Québec reconfirms the principles governing reimbursement of legal expenses

It has long been established that a party subject to expropriation is not entitled to the reimbursement of legal fees as damages caused by the expropriation. However, there are two exceptions to this rule: (1) where there has been bad faith or abuse of process by the expropriating party; and (2) where expropriation proceedings have […]

Richard ProvostPartner, Langlois Lawyers, LLP

Prohibiting genetic discrimination: a valid criminal law subject, according to the Supreme Court of Canada

In a contentious 5-4 split decision, with 3 justices providing the main reasons, 2 justices concurring and 4 judges dissenting, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that the Parliament of Canada has the power to prohibit genetic discrimination.1 Specifically, Justice Karakatsanis found that the purpose of the Genetic Non-Discrimination Act is to ensure that individuals’ genetic test […]

Richard ProvostPartner, Langlois Lawyers, LLP

Byenkya, Kihika and Company Advocates joins IR as the exclusive Commercial Arbitration Member in Uganda

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Ebert Byenkya of Byenkya, Kihika and Company Advocates. Ebert has joined IR as our exclusive Commercial Arbitration member in Uganda. Founded in 1992, Byenkya, Kihika & Co. Advocates (“BK” or “the Firm”) boasts of a rich heritage of over 25 years of […]

Ebert ByenkyaSenior Partner, Byenkya, Kihika and Company Advocates

Byenkya, Kihika and Company Advocates joins IR as the exclusive Commercial Arbitration Member in Uganda

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Oscar Kihika of Byenkya, Kihika and Company Advocates. Oscar has joined IR as our exclusive Commercial Arbitration member in Uganda. Founded in 1992, Byenkya, Kihika & Co. Advocates (“BK” or “the Firm”) boasts of a rich heritage of over 25 years […]

Byenkya, Kihika and Company Advocates joins IR as the exclusive Commercial Arbitration Member in Uganda

IR Global, the world’s largest exclusive network of advisory firms is delighted to introduce Dinah Mukasa of Byenkya, Kihika and Company Advocates. Dinah has joined IR as our exclusive Commercial Arbitration member in Uganda. Founded in 1992, Byenkya, Kihika & Co. Advocates (“BK” or “the Firm”) boasts of a rich heritage of over 25 years […]

The Coronavirus Charter of Commitment: have you signed?

Over 890 employers and employees in Quebec have already signed the Charter of Commitment to Combat Coronavirus in the Workplace (the Charter). The Charter was published on the initiative of the Commission des normes, de l’équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail (CNESST), following consultations with major union and employer representatives.  The primary purpose of the Charter […]

Richard ProvostPartner, Langlois Lawyers, LLP