Winding it Up

Canadian Lawyer Magazine, FEBRUARY 1, 2004


Liquidating the assets of the Christian Brothers of Ireland in Canada did more than just compensate the Mount Cashel orphanage victims. It created a caustic court battle in Vancouver, where the Brothers owned two high schools worth $30 million. It forever changed the law on seizing charitable trust assets. And it had a profound impact on the life and career of a lawyer at the centre of the liquidation.