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The impacts on our world, our families, businesses and markets is and will continue to be significant and somewhat unpredictable. What are the specific impacts on construction projects across Canada? More importantly, what should owners, contractors and trades be doing right away to protect their personnel and their projects? What are the best practices in the industry to deal with the pandemic?

Covid-19 – answers to questions you may have as a Quebec employer

By Josee Gervais and Tina Aswad A. Occupational Health and Safety 1. How do you protect the health and safety of your workers? As an employer, you have a legal obligation to protect the health and safety of your workers and to take all necessary means to do so. In particular, the employer must identify, […]

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As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve, courts across Canada are drastically reducing their operations. This article provides ongoing updates on the operations of key Canadian courts, as well as links to the latest press releases published by each court.

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There are many opportunities to get involved with pro bono and several reasons why it is a good idea to do so. Verity discusses the pro bono opportunities she has been involved in and how they have strengthened her ability as a trainee solicitor.

To the point: technology & digitalisation l August 2020

Welcome to the August edition of Schoenherr’s to the point: technology & digitalisation newsletter! We are excited to present a selection of legal developments in the area of technology & digitalisation in the wider CEE region.

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As most of us are still working from home, we are communicating virtually for long periods every day, with diverse groups of people from different cultures, forums and time zones. We are continuing our usual work tasks and commitments, but now having to deliver meetings and presentations as well as communicate a host of difficult messages.

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Rosenblatt hires from Big Four for white collar launch

Rosenblatt has launched a white collar fraud and financial crime division, with the hire of KPMG’s former head of UK corporate crime. Manraj Somal joins the firm to head its new department and will be joined by Kangs Solicitors former head of London, Frances Murray, where she practised predominantly in the area of white collar […]

Barrister from No5 set appointed to be a Circuit Judge

By Samantha Crabb The Queen has appointed a member of the Crime Group at No5 Barristers’ Chambers to be a Circuit Judge, on the advice of the Lord Chancellor and the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales. Samantha Crabb was appointed on the advice of the Lord Chancellor, the Right Honourable Robert Buckland QC […]

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