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WeirFoulds welcomes four new media and aviation lawyers

WeirFoulds is pleased to announce that Peter Jacobsen, Carlos Martins, Andrew MacDonald and Emma Romano have joined the firm effective September 1, 2020. They bring a wealth of knowledge and experience acting for clients in the areas of media and defamation law, aviation law, and constitutional law, among other areas. “I am happy to welcome Peter, Carlos, Andrew and Emma to the WeirFoulds team and to announce this expansion of our service offerings to our clients,” says Wayne Egan, Managing Partner. “Combined, they bring more than 70 years of experience providing counsel…

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Multiple Choice: Canada to Replace CERB with New and Revised Income Support Programs for Employees

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