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WeirFoulds partners listed in the Lexpert Special Edition – Litigation

December 3, 2018
Bryan Finlay QC, W. A. Derry Millar, J. Gregory Richards, Frank E. Walwyn

WeirFoulds is pleased to announce that Bryan Finlay QC, Derry Millar, Greg Richards and Frank Walwyn are recognized in the 2018 Lexpert® Special Edition – Canada's Leading Litigation Lawyers.

WeirFoulds recognized in Who's Who Legal: Canada

November 13, 2018
Caroline E. Abela, Glenn W. Ackerley, Bryan Finlay QC, W. A. Derry Millar, Frank E. Walwyn

WeirFoulds is pleased to announce that the firm has once again been recognized in Who's Who Legal: Canada. Who's Who Legal identifies the foremost legal practitioners and consulting experts in business law based upon comprehensive, independent research. Each lawyer was selected based upon survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. These results highlight the firm's expertise across a range of practice areas.

Privacy Breaches: New Mandatory Notification Requirements Under PIPEDA

November 2, 2018

As of November 1st, 2018 new mandatory breach notification and record-keeping requirements under the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act ("PIPEDA") and the Breach of Security Safeguards Regulations came into force.

WeirFoulds' Glenn Ackerley speaks liability claims limitations with Daily Commercial News

October 30, 2018
Glenn W. Ackerley

WeirFoulds Construction Practice Group Chair, Glenn Ackerley, spoke with Daily Commercial News last week about the Limitations Act, 2002, which was passed on Jan. 1, 2004, and its significance as of Jan. 1, 2019.

WeirFoulds Welcomes Senior Securities Partner David Knight

October 24, 2018
David Knight

WeirFoulds is pleased to announce that David Knight  has joined the firm as a senior partner in the Securities Practice Group.

WeirFoulds Partner James Kosa discusses the right to be forgotten with The Early Edition on CBC

October 15, 2018
James G. Kosa

WeirFoulds Partner James Kosa discussed if Google indexed search results and the right to be forgotten fall under Canada's privacy laws with The Early Edition on CBC Radio.

WeirFoulds Partners Listed in Lexpert Report On Business - Infrastructure Special Edition 2018

October 1, 2018
Glenn W. Ackerley, Lisa A. Borsook, Barnet H. Kussner, Christopher J. Tzekas, Robert B. Warren

We are pleased to announce that five partners are listed in the 2018 Lexpert Special Edition on Canada's Leading Infrastructure Lawyers. The Lexpert Special Edition – Infrastructure profiles a diverse group of Lexpert-ranked practitioners that serve the Infrastructure sector (including Public-Private Partnerships).

WeirFoulds Partner David S. Brown establishes the Mac Urquhart PhD Award in Economics at Queen's University

September 27, 2018
David S. Brown

We are pleased to announce that Partner and Chair of the Private Equity Group, David S. Brown, has established the Mac Urquhart PhD Award in Economics at Queen's University.

WeirFoulds recognized in 2019 Chambers Canada Guide

September 24, 2018
Glenn W. Ackerley, Clare E. Burns, Bryan Finlay QC, Barnet H. Kussner

WeirFoulds is pleased to announce that the firm has once again been recognized in Chambers Canada: Canada's Leading Lawyers for Business. In the 2019 edition, three of our partners are ranked as leaders in their fields.

WeirFoulds Partner Rob Eberschlag recognized in Lexpert Leading Canadian Lawyers in Global Mining

September 21, 2018
Robert Eberschlag

WeirFoulds is pleased to announce that Partner, Rob Eberschlag, has been listed in the 2018/19 edition of the Lexpert Leading Canadian Lawyers in Global Mining.

WeirFoulds welcomes two new associates

September 21, 2018
Eva Guo, Kate Stephens

WeirFoulds is pleased to welcome two new associates to the firm. Eva Guo joins the firm with a focus on securities and corporate law. Kate Stephens joins the firm with a focus on wills, trusts and estates.

WeirFoulds welcomes four new associates

September 19, 2018
Kelsey Gordon, Mike McDonald, Kartiga Thavaraj

WeirFoulds is pleased to announce that four new associates have joined our team of lawyers this month after summering and articling at the firm. We are excited to welcome back Shalome Barrow, Kelsey Gordon, Mike McDonald and Kartiga Thavaraj.

Best Lawyers in Canada Recognizes Two WeirFoulds Partners as Toronto "Lawyers of the Year"

August 21, 2018
Clare E. Burns, Bryan Finlay QC

Among our 34 lawyers listed in the 2019 edition of Best Lawyers® in Canada are seasoned litigators Clare Burns and Bryan Finlay, who are also recognized as Toronto "Lawyers of the Year".

Frank Walwyn Named One of Canadian Lawyer's Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers in Canada for 2018

August 7, 2018
Frank E. Walwyn

WeirFoulds is pleased to announce that Partner, Frank Walwyn, has been named one of the Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers in Canada for 2018 by Canadian Lawyer. Frank's highly successful corporate and commercial litigation practice extends beyond Canadian borders to Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Belize, the British Virgin Islands, Dominica, Grenada and St. Kitts and Nevis, where he is also licensed to practice.

Congratulations to Marie-Andrée Vermette on Becoming Chair of the Education Standing Committee of The Advocates' Society

July 31, 2018
Marie-Andrée Vermette

WeirFoulds is pleased to announce that Marie-Andrée Vermette has been appointed Chair of the Education Standing Committee of The Advocates' Society (TAS). She will hold the position for the 2018–2019 term.

WeirFoulds is listed in the Canadian Lawyer Inhouse Top 10 Ontario Regional Firms

July 3, 2018

WeirFoulds LLP is delighted to announce that we have been listed in the Top 10 Ontario Regional Firms feature in the July/August edition of Canadian Lawyer Inhouse magazine as determined by Canadian Lawyer magazine.

WeirFoulds Congratulates Caroline Abela on becoming Vice-Chair of the Estates Litigation Practice Group, The Advocates' Society

June 11, 2018

WeirFoulds is pleased to announce that partner Caroline Abela has been appointed Vice-Chair of the Estates Litigation Practice Group, The Advocates' Society (TAS).  The Advocates' Society was established to ensure the presence of a courageous and independent bar, and the maintenance of the role of the advocate in the administration of justice.

Rob Eberschlag, Corporate, Commercial and Securities Lawyer, Joins WeirFoulds

April 10, 2018
Robert Eberschlag

WeirFoulds is pleased to announce that Rob Eberschlag has joined the firm as a partner in the Corporate and Securities Groups.

WeirFoulds Partner David Brown Joins the Board of Directors of Angel Investors Ontario

April 3, 2018
David S. Brown

WeirFoulds is pleased to announce that partner David Brown has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Angel Investors Ontario (formerly known as "Network of Angel Organizations – Ontario" or "NAO-Ontario").

WeirFoulds Simplifies Registration Process for Dealers and Advisors

March 22, 2018
Ann Lattanzio

From complex forms and documents to tax and other commercial issues, the registration process of dealers and advisors comes with a variety of risk and challenges.

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WeirFoulds Lawyers Named Acritas Stars

February 7, 2018
Lisa A. Borsook, Wayne T. Egan, Steven Rukavina

WeirFoulds is pleased to announce that four WeirFoulds lawyers have been recommended as outstanding lawyers in Acritas Stars rankings for 2018.

Susan Han Profiled in the Private Capital Markets Association (PCMA) Magazine

January 15, 2018
Susan Han

WeirFoulds Partner Susan Han was featured in the Private Capital Markets Association of Canada (PCMA) Member Spotlight feature in the Private Capital Markets magazine Winter 2017 edition.

WeirFoulds is proud to support the 19th Annual Canadian Private Equity Summit

November 28, 2017
David S. Brown

WeirFoulds is once again a platinum sponsor of the Annual Canadian Private Equity Summit and Gala.

WeirFoulds represents Optiv Security in acquisition of Conexsys

November 15, 2017
Carleigh Bassett, Aisling Flarity, Sean G. Foran, Ryan L. Morris

On November 13, 2017 Optiv Security, a market-leading provider of end-to-end cyber security solutions announced that it is continuing to accelerate its growth strategy by acquiring Conexsys, a Toronto-based security and networking solutions provider.

WeirFoulds partners recognized as leading lawyers in 2017 Lexpert® Special Edition – Energy

October 30, 2017
Wayne T. Egan, Robert B. Warren

WeirFoulds is pleased to announce that Wayne Egan and Robert Warren are listed in the 2017 Lexpert® Special Edition – Energy.

Edmond Lamek ranked as leading lawyer for Canada in IFLR1000

October 13, 2017

WeirFoulds is pleased to announce that Edmond Lamek has been recognized as a leading restructuring and insolvency lawyer for Canada in the 2018 IFLR1000 Financial and Corporate Guide.

WeirFoulds Partner Wayne Egan Listed in The Lexpert Leading Canadian Lawyers in Global Mining

September 22, 2017
Wayne T. Egan

WeirFoulds is pleased to announce that Partner Wayne Egan has been listed in the 2017/18 edition of The Lexpert Leading Canadian Lawyers in Global Mining.

WeirFoulds Represents Lonestar West in in a $43 Million acquisition by Clean Harbors

July 17, 2017
Michael Dolphin, Conor Dooley

On July 17, 2017 Clean Harbors, Inc. (Clean Harbors) (NYSE: CLH) and Lonestar West Inc. (Lonestar) (TSX.V: LSI) reported the completion of their previously announced transaction whereby Clean Harbors has acquired Lonestar.

Benchmark Canada Recognizes Seven WeirFoulds Lawyers

April 24, 2017
Bryan Finlay QC, J. Gregory Richards, Michael Statham, Marie-Andrée Vermette, Frank E. Walwyn, Robert B. Warren

WeirFoulds is pleased to announce that seven partners have been listed in the 5th edition of Benchmark Canada, the Guide to Canada's Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys.

Benchmark Canada identifies the leading litigation firms and lawyers in Canada through a rigorous research process involving in-depth interviews with litigators and their clients. Inclusion in the Guide is granted to lawyers and firms that display leadership and expertise in their field. Benchmark is the only legal directory to focus exclusively on litigation.

John McKellar to Receive the Ramon John Hnatyshyn Award for Voluntarism in the Performing Arts

April 14, 2016
John D. McKellar CM QC

WeirFoulds is pleased to announce that Partner Emeritus, John McKellar, is the 2016 winner of the Ramon John Hnatyshyn Award for Voluntarism in the Performing Arts, an award given as part of the Governor General's Awards for the Performing Arts (GGPAA). John is in Montreal today where the announcements of all the winners will be made.

WeirFoulds Ranked Number One in the Canadian Lawyer Survey for the Top 10 Ontario Regional Firms 2015

September 7, 2015

WeirFoulds LLP is delighted to announce that the Firm has been voted by our peers and colleagues as the number one regional law firm in Canadian Lawyer's 2015 Survey for the Top 10 Ontario Regional Firms. Canadian Lawyer surveyed lawyers and in-house counsel from across Canada to vote on Ontario's full-service regional firms based on regional service coverage, client base, notable mandates, service excellence and legal expertise.

WeirFoulds Welcomes Alan Bromstein

July 14, 2014
Alan Bromstein

WeirFoulds is pleased to welcome Alan Bromstein to the firm where he will be continuing his advisory and advocacy practice for regulatory colleges and other clients.