Boughton Law Corporation is pleased to announce that on March 16, 2009 CHARLES (“CHUCK”) PEARSON joined Boughton Law Corporation’s Tax Group. Mr. Pearson brings with him more than 25 years of in-depth knowledge of the Canadian tax system, including a stint with the Department of Justice in Ottawa. Mr. Pearson provides tax advice for individuals, as well as Canadian and international companies.
Joining Bull, Housser & Tupper LLP’s Commercial Litigation, Insolvency & Restructuring and Trust, Estate Planning & Estate Administration Groups as an associate is ANDREA FRISBY. Andrea’s pre-law career focused on training, health and safety regulation and labour relations. She summered with BH&T in 2005, articled with the firm in 2008 and was called to the Bar in August of 2008.
STEVEN DVORAK recently joined Bull, Housser & Tupper LLP’s Commercial Litigation and Insolvency & Restructuring Groups as an associate. Prior to joining the firm, Steven practised in the Okanagan region where he established a reputation as a results-oriented and practical commercial litigator.
STEVEN TIAINEN joins Boughton’s Banking and Transportation practice groups. Steven brings with him extensive experience in all aspects of asset financing and particular expertise in maritime law. Mr Tiainen is licensed to practise in British Columbia and England & Wales. Mr. Tiainen joins us from Lindsay Kenney LLP.
CARLY K. CHUNICK was called to the Bar in January 2009 and stayed on to practise aboriginal law with Devlin Gailus as an associate.
JOAN YOUNG has joined Lang Michener LLP as Associate Counsel continuing her practice in employment law, civil and commercial litigation and public law. She is one of B.C.’s most experienced Fairness Advisors on Public-Private Partnerships and continues her work in this field at Lang Michener LLP.
RICK EDGAR of Edgar & Company has moved and is continuing his labour/employment and related litigation practice in association with Shona Moore, QC of Moore & Company, with premises at 3rd Floor, 195 Alexander Street Vancouver, B.C. V6A1B8.
RICHARD MONTGOMERY and DAVID MILES have formed a new partnership in Kelowna, practising in the areas of business law, real estate and wills, trust & estates.
DANIEL SORENSEN will be joining the Chilliwack office of Waterstone Law Group LLP where he will be practising employment law and general civil litigation.
JACQUELINE SOWA has joined Goodwin & Mark in New Westminster as an associate and will practise civil and commercial litigation. Ms Sowa graduated from the University of Alberta Law School and recently completed articles with a Richmond law firm.
NEIL CHANTLER has recently joined the firm Fiorillo Glavin Gordon in South Granville and will be practising in the areas of labour, employment, administrative and human rights law.
DEL FRIDAY is pleased to announce the opening of Friday Law Group. Ms. Friday will continue to focus on corporate/commercial law in the Langley area.
CHERYL TERON has joined Miller Thomson LLP’s Vancouver Office as a partner. Cheryl’s practice focuses on corporate and personal income tax planning and client representation in tax disputes.
The Vancouver law firm of Alexander Holburn Beaudin & Lang LLP is pleased to announce that MICHAEL DERY, LANNY ROBINSON and RAY SCHACHTER have officially joined the firm’s partnership.
MARIA HOLMAN joins Boughton’s Intellectual Property, Technology and Wills & Estates practice groups. Ms. Holman is a registered trademark agent. She advises clients with respect to intellectual property protection, licensing agreements, trademarks, copyright, domain name and e-commerce matters, and estate and succession planning.
This article was published in the June 2009 issue of BarTalk. © 2009 The Canadian Bar Association. All rights reserved.