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COVID-19: A message from our Managing Partner

I am reaching out to advise you that we have put in place measures to ensure the continuity of our service to you, our valued clients during this unprecedented time. The investments we have made in technology through our multiple locations in Dublin, Cork and Limerick mean that we are well positioned to continue to service your legal needs.

We have implemented remote working arrangements across our offices consistent with best practice and our wellness programme for our colleagues. We have Data Protection Policies & Procedures and Cyber Security Protocols in place to govern remote working.

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Data, the new oil of a business, needs to be protected from unforeseen breaches

The fact that data is now regarded as the new oil in the running of a business, and that the exploitation of data is a very lucrative industry, prompted Shannon Chamber to host a seminar on data protection in conjunction with us and the Data Protection Commission.

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14th CHU Sainte-Justine Foundation’s Winter Triathlon: RSS Was There!

March 2, 2020 — RSS’s community involvement is constantly demonstrated. On February 21, Montréal’s Maisonneuve park was the scene for the 14th edition of the CHU Sainte-Justine Foundation’s Winter Triathlon, a friendly competition for skaters, cross-country skiers and runners. This year’s edition was a complete success: while the goal was $550,000, the event raised $681,455 to support the operations of this prominent pediatric hospital.

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Legal Eagles in the Making – Our Transition Year Programme

Our latest Transition Year (TY) Programme (which was a finalist in the Community Programme category of the Chambers Ireland Corporate Social Responsibility Awards 2019) was held in our Limerick office from 24th to 28th February. This year students from eight schools from counties Limerick and Tipperary took part and over 25 of our team and guest speakers contributed directly to facilitating the week.

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Howard & Howard Continues Las Vegas Office Expansion with the Addition of Five New Attorneys

ROYAL OAK, Mich., February 25, 2020 – Royal Oak, Michigan-based Howard & Howard has continued the expansion of its Las Vegas, Nevada office with the addition of five new attorneys. Karson Bright, Kirill V. Mikhaylov, Cami M. Perkins, L. Christopher Rose, and Christopher M. Warburton have all joined the firm.

“We’re thrilled that these five attorneys have joined our busy and fast-growing Las Vegas office,” said Mark Davis, President and CEO of Howard & Howard. “Each one brings a unique level of individual talent and practical experience to the firm. They are committed to serving our clients as trusted legal advisors and business partners in any transaction, dispute, or other legal challenge they encounter.”

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Kommersant-2020: Lidings Among TOP Leading Legal Advisor in Russia

Lidings law firm ranked among the most prominent legal advisors in Russia based on the analytical research held annually by the “Kommersant” newspaper.
Results of the research published in a special supplement to Kommersant as of February, 2020. Lidings is ranked among the TOP leading legal advisors in Russia in the following legal practices:
  • Commercial Disputes (mid-market)
  • IP Disputes
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar Crime
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Sharon Druker on the Jury of the Bar Foundation’s Legal Competition

February 25, 2020 — Each year since 1984, the Quebec Bar Foundation has been awarding prizes to highlight the contribution of authors to the advancement of legal knowledge.

Sharon G. Druker has been appointed to the jury charged with selecting the best works in the “New author” and “Compilation and professional practice manual” categories.

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Howard & Howard Expands Tax Practice

ROYAL OAK, Mich., February 20, 2020 – Howard & Howard expanded its Tax Practice Group with the addition of Lindsey A. O’Malley. She brings over 20 years of accounting and tax experience to the firm. Lindsey will practice out of the firm’s Chicago office.

“I am a tax attorney and CPA who advises clients on federal and state tax credits and incentives.” – Lindsey A. O’Malley

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Claude-Armand Sheppard and Katherine Delage Speaking at a Continuing Education Activity

February 18, 2020 — The Bar of Montreal will be hosting a continuing education activity on Wednesday, February 26, featuring two RSS lawyers commenting on two decisions from the Supreme Court of Canada:

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Geneviève Goulet becomes a certified corporate director

February 17, 2020 — RSS is pleased to announce that Geneviève Goulet, a partner in our Business Law Group, has completed the University Certification in Corporate Governance programme, thus becoming a certified corporate director (Administratrice de sociétés certifiée, ASC). The only programme of its kind in Quebec, it was designed for corporate directors and officers sitting on corporate boards aiming to reach the highest standards of corporate governance.

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