David Dodge on Inflation and the Canadian Economy
September 21, 2022
David Dodge, former Governor of the Bank of Canada, will appear before the Senate of Canada's Standing Committee on Banking, Commerce and the Economy on Thursday, September 22, 2022 to testify on the state of the economy and inflation.
Radha Curpen and David Bursey Recognized on BIV News BC500 List
August 23, 2022
Radha Curpen, in the Law—Managing Partners section has been recognized for her excellent leadership within the firm, as well as in the community. David Bursey, in the Law—Environmental, Social and Governance section has been recognized for his 40 years of expertise in ESG matters.
Jonathan Fried and Valerie Hughes Appointed by European Commission to Roster of Chairpersons for International Trade Arbitrations
July 13, 2022
Bennett Jones is pleased to announce that Jonathan Fried and Valerie Hughes of the firm’s International Trade and Investment Group have been appointed by the European Commission to its “List of Candidates Suitable for Appointment as Chairpersons for Arbitrations” in international trade disputes under trade agreements to which the EU is a party. The Commission will draw on the list to make proposals for the appointment of arbitrators in specific cases or for pre-agreed lists (rosters) under the relevant bilateral agreements with third countries.
Celebrating the Calgary Stampede for a Century
July 11, 2022
The pioneering industrialists of early Calgary were at once hard working and enterprising. In 1912, a group of them pooled funds to launch the Calgary Industrial Exhibition, the original version of what would become the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth, the Calgary Stampede.
Riley Whitlock Joins Bennett Jones
July 05, 2022
Bennett Jones is pleased to announce that Riley Whitlock has joined the firm as a partner in Calgary. His practice is focused on commercial real estate, project finance and municipal, land use planning and development.
Steven Bennett Joins Bennett Jones
June 27, 2022
Bennett Jones is pleased to announce that Steven Bennett has joined the firm as a partner in Toronto. His practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and securities, private equity and venture capital transactions and general corporate and commercial law.
Lexpert’s Leading Canadian Infrastructure Lawyers
June 22, 2022
Thirty-eight Bennett Jones lawyers are ranked in the 2022 Lexpert special edition of Canada’s Leading Infrastructure Lawyers. The issue profiles Lexpert-ranked lawyers in business-related litigation and appears in June’s Report on Business Magazine in the Globe and Mail.
Charlene Hiller Appointed New Director of BC Ferries' Board
June 21, 2022
Charlene Hiller has been appointed a new director to the BC Ferry Services Board.
Together with the existing members, the new board positions the ferry operator for the complex environment in the years ahead. Charlene will begin serving as director on June 24, 2022, for a two-year term.
Lexpert’s Leading Canadian Tech and Health Lawyers
June 20, 2022
Twenty-two Bennett Jones lawyers are ranked in the Lexpert special edition of Canada’s Leading Tech and Health Lawyers. The issue profiles Lexpert-ranked lawyers in business-related litigation and appears in June’s Report on Business Magazine in the Globe and Mail.
Bennett Jones' New York Office Moves to Iconic Rockefeller Plaza
June 03, 2022
Bennett Jones' New York office has moved to the iconic Rockefeller Plaza in Midtown Manhattan. It will build on the firm's long history of serving Canadian companies doing business in the United States and U.S. companies with business operations or interests in Canada.
Sergio Custodio Joins Bennett Jones
May 31, 2022
Bennett Jones is pleased to announce that Sergio Custodio has joined the firm as a partner in Vancouver. He advises clients on a broad range of business matters, with a focus on real estate, commercial transactions, financings, infrastructure and acquisitions and dispositions of businesses and assets.