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7
Oct

In Force Date Announced for New BC Franchises Act: February 1, 2017

Earlier this week, the BC provincial government announced that the new Franchises Act and accompanying regulations will come into force on February 1, 2017.

14
Sep

Sharon Sutherland

SHARON SUTHERLAND, principal at True North Dispute Management, is a mediator and mediation consultant with expertise in conflict resolution training and program design.

14
Sep

Richard Lindsay, P.Eng., QC

RICHARD B. LINDSAY, P.Eng., QC is a founding partner of Lindsay LLP in Vancouver. His practice focuses on general insurance litigation, with particular emphasis on products liability, engineering, energy, and fire-related matters.

14
Aug

Helen Low, QC

HELEN LOW, QC practices at the Vancouver office of Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP in the wills, trusts, and estates area, where she focuses on contentious matters that may lead to litigation.

13
Aug

CLEBC Wins International Award

The International Association for Continuing Legal Education (ACLEA) has awarded The Continuing Legal Education Society of BC (CLEBC) one of only 21 annual awards granted to competitors representing more than 300 organizations.

13
Aug

Access to Justice: Access Pro Bono’s Free Legal Advice-a-Thon

CLEBC is proud to support Access Pro Bono’s Free Legal Advice-a-Thon. On September 9, 2016, more than 50 Vancouver lawyers volunteered for one-hour shifts throughout the day to provide free legal advice to individual clients at Victory Square Park.

11
Aug

CLEBC Wins International Award for the Advocacy Toolkit

The International Association for Continuing Legal Education (ACLEA) has awarded The Continuing Legal Education Society of BC (CLEBC) one of only 21 annual awards granted to competitors representing more than 300 organizations. An Award for Professional Excellence in Programs was given to CLEBC for the Advocacy Toolkit, in the Best Program category.

11
Aug

CLEBC Wins International Award for the Access to Justice for Children Conference

The International Association for Continuing Legal Education (ACLEA) has awarded The Continuing Legal Education Society of BC (CLEBC) one of only 21 annual awards granted to competitors representing more than 300 organizations. An Award for Outstanding Achievement was given to CLBEC for the Access to Justice for Children Conference: Law Practice and Children’s Human Rights in the Best Public Interest category.

15
Jul

CLEBC’s Most Prolific Volunteers: 1996 to 2016

CLEBC works with over 1,000 volunteers every year to support a culture of learning, to encourage innovation, and to give back to the BC bar. This list of our most prolific volunteers between 1996 and 2016 displays just one of many ways that CLEBC can take a bow to the remarkable contributions of our volunteers.

14
Jul

Lyle Harris, QC

LYLE HARRIS, QC is a Partner at Harris & Brun. Called to the British Columbia Bar in 1976, Lyle is an experienced trial and appeal counsel who has prosecuted and defended all types of civil cases, both jury trials and judge-alone trials.

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