We are happy to announce that, as of January 1, 2018, Ming Song is taking on the new role as Managing Partner of Arbutus Law Group. As Kathryn Deo steps down as managing partner, we are deeply grateful for the countless hours she put towards helping… Read more »
On behalf of all our partners and associates, ALG is wishing all our clients and those we work with throughout the year a very merry holiday season, filled with lots of family, peace and good food.
Congrats to ALG Partner Catherine Fagan, who became a member of the Law Society of Newfoundland & Labrador on October 13, 2017. Catherine is thrilled to join the Law Society of her home province. She is now a member of the Barreau of Québec, the… Read more »
The Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia focused its spotlight this month on ALG Partner, Ming Song. A copy of the article is below. Congrats, Ming! Ming Song — In the Spotlight This month’s spotlight is on CLEBC volunteer Ming Song of Arbutus Law… Read more »
Our Partner, Micha Menczer has once again been recognized as one of Canada’s top Aboriginal law lawyers! This comes to us via the 12th Edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada. Congrats Micha!
Earlier today the Supreme Court of Canada released two decisions regarding the role of the National Energy Board in the fulfillment of the Crown’s duty to consult and accommodate potential impacted Indigenous Nations. In Clyde River (Hamlet) v. Petroleum Geo‑Services Inc. 2017 SCC 40, the Court found in favour of the appellants, the Inuit of… Read more »
Congratulations to Ming Song, who just returned from Winnipeg where she attended her final CBA Aboriginal Law Conference as Chair of the CBA National Aboriginal Law Section. She will be continuing her work with the CBA as past-chair of the Aboriginal law section. https://www.cba.org/CBAMediaLibrary/cba_na/pd/ABL/ABL17-Agenda.pdf The… Read more »
Kathryn Deo and Catherine Fagan will be heading to Cape Breton this week to attend the third National Indigenous Fisheries & Aquaculture Forum, or NAFFIII. They’re looking forward to hearing from Chief Terry Paul of Membertou, the Minister of Fisheries & Oceans, Dominic Leblanc, Premier… Read more »
We are proud to announce that two of Arbutus Law Group LLP’s partners have been named by Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as among Canada’s top practitioners in Aboriginal Law for 2017. Both Micha Menczer and Kathryn Deo have been recognized for their commitment to their clients, the quality of their work and the meaningful… Read more »
Our partner, Catherine Fagan, was recently cited in an article in the Lawyers Weekly on the recent decision by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice regarding Canada’s responsibilities to the Indigenous children who were removed from their communities and placed in non-Indigenous care during the… Read more »