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say Lampman Rhodes. Jason Newton, the current VBA president, picks up
sticks from Alexander Holburn and sets them down again at Guild Yule.
Magnus Verbrugge has semi-retired from semi-retirement and is now practising
as a mediator, facilitator and workplace investigator at Southern Butler
Price. Claire C. Lee, formerly of Osuji & Smith in Calgary, and Stephanie
Cousineau, formerly of Kent Employment Law in Victoria, move their
employment law practices to HHBG Lawyers in Vancouver. Lana Williams
returns to her hometown of Kamloops after several years with Nunavut
Legal Aid to take up the post of Assistant Dean of TRU Law.
Glen A. Stratton joins Ascent Employment Law after having previously
worked at Kent Employment Law. Renée M. Gagnon moves from Bennett
Jones in Edmonton to join Harper Grey. Allison K. Sharkey leaves Norton
Rose Fulbright to join Clark Wilson. She is joined at Clark Wilson by Jessica
Anderson, who was previously in-house counsel with Interfor. Shelley K.
Ball starts up as in-house counsel with the College of Dental Surgeons of
BC, having most recently been the director of investigations at UBC. Casper
Holloway leaves Taylor Nakai Litigation to join Guild Yule. April D.
Wilkinson, previously with Porter Ramsay, joins Harper Grey. Shaun
Quan moves from Grossman & Stanley to Denton’s Vancouver office.
Francesco D. Silletta returns to British Columbia to practise at Jones
Emery Hargreaves Swan, leaving Desmarais LLP in New York City.
Danielle L. Broadfoot leaves Lawson Lundell to go in-house with Ballard
Power Systems. Patrick J. Poyner bids adieu to the Real Estate Council of
BC, which amalgamated with the BC Financial Services Authority, to join
the Vehicle Sales Authority of BC to serve as Director of Investigations,
Licensing and Legal Services.
Alina Chekh moves from Grant Kovacs Norell to join Allen / McMillan
Litigation. Anthony G. Varesi departs Gillespie & Company after 20 years
to join the provincial Crown office in Kamloops. In September 2022, his book
The Bob Dylan Albums, 2nd edition will be released by Guernica Editions
(Ontario). Winston W.S. Yee joins Lawson Lundell’s Vancouver office as senior
counsel, leaving Sangra Moller to do so. Graham H. Scott also joins Lawson
Lundell’s Vancouver office, having previously been at Bennett Jones.
Megan E. Tweedie takes up a post as a staff lawyer with the Access Pro Bono
Society of B.C. She was previously with the BC Civil Liberties Association.
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ships commissioned by the Crown to (in the words of the History Press website)
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