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Refugee Law Primer (For Non-Refugee Law Practitioners)

  • October 16, 2019

Laura Best, Embarkation Law provided a refugee law primer for non-refugee law practitioners. Attendees learned about the basics of refugee law: the relevant international law and the refugee claim process in Canada, including timelines, the legal test and where to refer potential refugee clients. 

Immigration Law

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The Tort of Misfeasance - Recent Developments and Practice Points

  • October 15, 2019

A defence perspective on the tort of misfeasance, including a review of recent decisions which clarify the strict requirements for pleading and proving the tort. Graham Underwood and Johnny Van Camp sharedtheir experience working with public servants accused of intentionally abusing their power. They also  shared tips for efficiently managing misfeasance claims through the litigation process.

Public Sector Lawyers

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Ethical Issues in Mediation

  • October 09, 2019

Kimberly Jakeman and Rose Keith of Harper Grey LLP spoke to the CBA Young Lawyers about ethical and practical issues that arise in the context of mediation, as they relate to clients, opposing counsel, opposing parties, and the mediator.

Young Lawyers - Lower Mainland