Professional Conduct Blog

Things we like: The Meadow in Portland

For a three-day get-away, Portland is hard to beat, especially with an afternoon trip to Powell’s Books (www.powells.com) and then dinner at Piazza Italia in the Pearl District (www.piazzaportland.com). But we’ve been trying to explore more, beyond the core and…

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HPRB Summaries: Who is an Applicant for Registration

In response to an application for a review of a registration decision, filed in response to the registration committee advising a potential applicant that he was not eligible to apply, the College of Physicians sought to have the application dismissed…

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Most sought after pies of Vancouver

A recent debate has arisen between a member of our firm and a regulator friend of the firm with a hard-earned reputation as a dessert aficionado: where are the best pies of Vancouver to be found? Our firm favourite would…

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Corporate deadlocks and “shot gun” share buyouts

Although our practice extends deeply into administrative law, our roots lie in commercial litigation. Here’s a case where we collaborated with counsel to produce winning submissions. When groups of shareholders in a closely-held corporation hit a management deadlock, the court…

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