August 2017 Bar Moves

  • August 01, 2017
Who's Moving Where and When
Louise Lam 
has joined Connect Family Law (Vancouver), where she continues to advise clients on all aspects of family law and estate litigation matters, including those involving complex financial issues.
Shahdin Farsai
is a member of Miller Thomson’s Commercial Litigation group. Her experience includes corporate and contractual disputes, debt recovery, construction claims, insurance defence and other business litigation disputes.
Gal Smolar 
has joined Miller Thomson’s Vancouver office as counsel. Gal is a globally experienced corporate technology lawyer.
Megan Young 
is a member of Miller Thomson’s Commercial Litigation group. Megan has experience in environmental and Aboriginal matters, contract disputes, insurance defence, construction claims and other business litigation disputes.
Larissa A. Dziubenko 
has joined Edwards Kenny & Bray LLP as an associate. She has a solicitor’s practice in business law and helping Fintech clients navigate the complex nexus of emerging technology, corporate law and regulation.
Stephanie Leong 
has joined Heather Sadler Jenkins LLP’s Prince George office as an associate lawyer practising in the areas of Corporate, Commercial, Real Estate, and Wills and Estates. 
Dharampreet Dhillon 
has joined McMillan LLP as an associate with their Commercial Real Estate group. Dharampreet was called to the BC Bar on May 30, 2017.
Jordan Thorne 
has joined Heather Sadler Jenkins LLP’s Prince George office as an associate lawyer practising as a litigator.  
Joanna Dawson 
has joined the Business Law group of McMillan LLP in Vancouver. Joanna is a 2012 call to the British Columbia Bar and will practise corporate, commercial and maritime law.
Daniel Kozera 
joined Harper Grey as an associate practising in the areas of Aviation, Commercial Litigation, Defamation, Media & Privacy and Health Law.
Laura Miller 
joined Harper Grey as an associate practising in the areas of Health and Insurance Law.
Jeff Holowaychuk 
from McCarthy Tetrault joined Clark Wilson LLP’s Intellectual Property and Information Technology groups.
Brett Weninger 
joined Harper Grey as an associate practising in the areas of Commercial Litigation, Health, Insurance and Professional Regulation Law.
Max Portner 
from La Barge Weinstein LLP joined Clark Wilson LLP’s Capital Markets, Securities, Mergers & Acquisitions groups.
Miranda Lam 
Litigation partner at McCarthy T├ętrault, has been appointed Vice Chair of the Vancouver Foundation Board of Directors. 
Mike McDonald 
from DLA Piper LLP joined Clark Wilson LLP’s new Aboriginal Business group.
Christopher P.G. Ness 
joined Hammerberg Lawyers LLP as an associate where he continues to practise primarily in the areas of corporate, commercial, real estate, estate planning and estates.
Catherine Brayley 
from Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP joined Clark Wilson LLP’s Tax and Estates & Trusts groups.
Shiva Pritchard 
has joined Miller Thomson’s Vancouver office as an associate. Shiva practises banking & corporate law, and mergers & acquisitions.
Carly Tyson 
from Kornfeld LLP joined Clark Wilson LLP’s Commercial Real Estate group.
Emily Clough 
from Alexander Holburn Beaudin & Lang LLP joined Clark Wilson LLP’s Business Litigation and Estates & Trusts groups.
Pratibha Sharma 
joined Clark Wilson LLP’s as partner practising in the areas of General Business Law, Private Company M&A and Employment & Labour.
Chantal Cattermole 
from Merrill, Long & Co. in Nanaimo joined Clark Wilson LLP’s Mediation & Arbitration and Estates & Trusts groups.
John McNamee 
has joined the BC Coroners Service as Executive Director Legal Services and Inquests.
Charlene Joanes 
joined Clark Wilson LLP’s Commercial Real Estate, Banking and Estates & Trusts groups.
Brent Grunenberg 
joined Clark Wilson LLP’s Private Company M&A, General Business Law and Franchising groups.
Rong (Lauren) Liang 
joined Clark Wilson LLP’s as partner practising in the areas of Estates & Trusts and Strata groups.
   

 

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