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William Dion-Bernard To Speak on Wills Drafting

Nowadays, blended families and common-law unions are no longer exceptional.  Estate planning strategies that were designed for traditional families are no longer adapted.

On May 12, during the forum on estate planning and settlement held by the Association de planification fiscale et financière, William Dion-Bernard will make a presentation on “Rédaction de testaments sur mesure” (Drafting tailored wills), offering solutions suited to contemporary realities.

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Lynne Kassie to Receive the Mérite Christine-Tourigny

The Mérite Christine-Tourigny is one of the Bar of Quebec’s most distinctive tributes. It is awarded each year to mark a member’s social commitment and special contribution to the progress of women in the legal profession.

This year, the distinction is awarded to Lynne Kassie, Ad. E., head of our firm’s Family Law Group. Ever since her beginnings, Ms. Kassie has acted as a mentor to many women lawyers and continues to shine with her sound advice, her energy and her passion for the profession. The Mérite will be officially awarded at the Journée du Barreau, on June 17.

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ILN Update on Ukraine

Since February 24, 2022, the International Lawyers Network has continued to monitor the events in Ukraine closely. We posted an initial statement on February 25th condemning the attack by Russia, followed by an unequivocal statement against the war on March 2nd. Due to the continued escalation and the clear breach of international law as stated by the International Bar Association and ruled by the International Court of Justice, the ILN has agreed, with immediate effect, that the member firms in Russia will no longer be members of the International Lawyers Network.

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Jean-Pierre Sheppard Named Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America

RSS is very pleased to announce that Jean-Pierre Sheppard, from our Civil and Commercial Litigation Group, has been admitted as a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America.

The Counsel is comprised of litigators from the United States and Canada, allowing them to exchange ideas and contribute to their professional development. Membership is limited to 3,500 members: less than 0.5% of the lawyers in each country. Membership is by invitation only, which follows a careful examination of each candidate’s achievements before the courts and ethics. Less than 30 Quebec lawyers have qualified, including Charles E. Flam and Patrick Henry, and now, Jean-Pierre.

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A & K METAXOPOULOS AND PARTNERS LAW FIRM – LEGAL 500 EMEA 2022 RANKINGS ANNOUNCED

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Davis Malm Welcomes Jennifer Salerno

Davis Malm is happy to announce that Jennifer Salerno has joined the firm. Jenn will continue to advise clients in all aspects of family law matters, including divorce, custody, child removal requests, and international child abduction cases.
Jenn brings both expertise and compassion in helping clients navigate the emotional and financial aspects of divorce. Her communication skills and attention to personalized service make her a valuable addition to our expanding family law practice.
We look forward to working with Jenn and warmly welcome her to our team.
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Event: "Breakfast Meeting – Focus: Florida"

EXP Legal is pleased to announce a new event – “Breakfast Meeting” – designed to…
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Seminar on Trusts With William Dion-Bernard

March 22, 2022 — The Association de planification fiscale et financière will be presenting its seminar on trusts on Thursday, March 24. William Dion-Bernard, notary with our Estates, Wills and Trusts Group, will be speaking on tax and civil law cases related to trusts.

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Chambers Europe ranks Lopez-Ibor Abogados

Chambers Europe has announced that Lopez-Ibor Abogados has been ranked in the areas of Corporate/M&A, Dispute Resolution and Tax. Partners Alfonso López-Ibor Aliño and Marta Gil de Biedma have been ranked in M&A and Banking & Finance, respectively.

 

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Chambers Europe 2022 ranks A & K Metaxopoulos and Partners

We, at A & K Metaxopoulos and Partners Law Firm are delighted to announce that Chambers Europe, in its 2022 edition has once again ranked our firm among the leading Greek law firms in TMT and our Managing Partner Kriton Metaxopoulos as a leading expert in both TMT and Dispute Resolution.

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