CANDICE PESKETT joins Boughton’s securities and corporate and commercial practice groups. Prior to joining Boughton she articled with a boutique law firm specializing in securities and corporate finance. Boughton Law Corporation congratulates Candice for recently being called to the Bar in British Columbia.
CHARLES RENDINA joins Boughton’s securities, corporate and commercial and cross- border practice groups. He practices primarily in the area of international business development and has comprehensive knowledge of financial planning, investing, insurance and other related matters.
ANN BEHENNAH has joined Bull, Housser & Tupper LLP as an associate with the Local Government Group. Ann practised with the City of Calgary Law Department as a Planning Lawyer since her call to the Alberta Bar in 2007.
Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy LLP is pleased to announce that MICHAEL G. SORONOW has joined its Kelowna office. Michael Soronow, who joins Farris from Winnipeg, works as a solicitor mainly in the areas of corporate and commercial law, real estate purchases, sales and development, and bank financing.
RICHARD LORD has moved from Davis LLP in Vancouver to Reed Pope LLP in Victoria as an associate in the Commercial Real Estate Group.
DAVID MORRISON has joined BCCEAS, the B.C. Centre for Elder Advocacy and Support, as the staff lawyer with their new Elder Law Clinic.
MICHAEL MERCIER has joined Reed Pope LLP from Calgary where he worked with Trans Canada PipeLines as corporate and securities counsel. He will continue his practice with a focus on corporate and securities transactions.
MARK RAPPAPORT has joined Reed Pope LLP from Blake, Cassels and Graydon LLP in Calgary. He will continue his practice as an associate in the Real Estate Development Group.
On October 1, 2008, TERRENCE MATTE and FIONA STEVENS-GUILLE are opening their own firm in Prince George. Terry will continue to practise general civil litigation, focussing primarily on commercial litigation, and Fiona will continue to practise family law.
RAJINDER S. SAHOTA, who has recently moved to Victoria, joined the firm Velletta & Company to continue his practice in real estate and corporate and commercial law.
Benson Edwards LLP (partners consisting of GARRY BENSON, ROBERT TONSOO, NEVILLE MCDOUGALL and STEVE SCHWARTZ), Salloum Langin (being SHAUN LANGIN and LAWRENCE SALLOUM) and ROGER D. WATTS (along with his associate DAVID YEREMA) have merged their respective practices to form the new firm of Benson Salloum Watts LLP. (Of note so there isn’t any confusion, even though Lawrence Salloum’s name is in the title, he joined us as an associate).
SHANE M. RUTLEDGE has joined Waterstone Law Group’s Chilliwack office where he will be practising general corporate/commercial, commercial lending and real estate.
JOHN BROMLEY, SHELLEY CHAPELSKI and JASON KOSTYNIUK, the partners of the admiralty and transportation boutique law firm of Bromley Chapelski, have joined Bull, Housser & Tupper LLP as partners with the Maritime Group.
MALCOLM MACPHERSON joins Boughton’s aboriginal, banking, and corporate and business practice groups. He practices primarily in the areas of general corporate and commercial law, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory compliance, and corporate finance. Mr. MacPherson is also experienced with commercial matters as they relate to Aboriginal economic development, and assists First Nation clients with business ventures including mixed land use development. Mr. MacPherson is of Metis ancestry and fluent in French.
SANJEEV PARMAR joins Boughton’s securities practice group. Prior to joining Boughton he articled with a national law firm specializing in securities and tax law. In addition to being called to the Bar in British Columbia Mr. Parmar is also a chartered accountant and worked with an international accounting firm for several years.
Webster & Associates, a leader in brain injury law welcomes BARBARA E. WEBSTER-EVANS, formerly supervising counsel for the B.C. Health Care Protection Program. With an extensive background in insurance litigation, medical malpractice and catastrophic personal injury claims, Ms. Webster-Evans will practice exclusively in the area of plaintiff’s personal injury law and will share her time between our offices in Richmond and Victoria, B.C.
This article was published in the October 2008 issue of BarTalk. © 2008 The Canadian Bar Association. All rights reserved.