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Knowledge: New Qualifications, Training & Industry Experts

It has been an exceptional year in terms of our team gaining further qualifications, training and contributions to business and marketplace communities through sharing industry insights and specialist legal knowledge. Take a look below to learn more about our commitment to knowledge.

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Brigitte Garceau’s Community Involvement Gets Recognized

January 15, 2020 — For several years now, Brigitte Garceau has selflessly devoted her energy to the West Island’s philanthropic organizations. For instance, she is legal counsel and a board member of the West Island Women’s Shelter, and has helped create its “Pumps & Pearls” annual gala.

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RSS Introduces its Recruits for 2020

January 15, 2020 — Year after year, RSS remains as appealing as ever for lawyers looking to practice in the ideal professional atmosphere. Over the last months of 2019, a number of top-quality recruits joined our team:

Maro Coric, a partner with 15 years of experience regarding coverage issues and who has specific expertise regarding cyber matters, now practices in our Montréal office;

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Howard & Howard Names Class of 2020 Shareholders

ROYAL OAK, Mich., January 9, 2020– Following the end of a successful, anniversary celebration-filled year, Royal Oak, Michigan-based law firm Howard & Howard is pleased to announce its 2020 class of shareholders: Justin D. Gingerich and Michael D. Solt.

Named for their significant contributions to the firm, Justin and Michael continue their practices out of the Chicago, Illinois and Royal Oak, Michigan offices, respectively.

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Strategy for a Successful Exit

Taking an opportunity to exit a business is a major event. Neil O’Gorman paves the way for a smooth journey

In Brief: Preparation and good advice are key to securing a successful business exit. Taking steps now, even in contemplation of an exit far in the future, can help to maximise value, navigate potential obstacles and take full advantage of any exit opportunity.

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RSS Promoting Female Entrepreneurship

January 6, 2020 — RSS is pleased to join the Chambre de commerce et d’industrie Saint-Jérôme métropolitain in sponsoring the Female Leadership Prize. This distinction, to be awarded on April 25 at the Chamber’s Zénith Gala, highlights the achievements of a female personality who stood out for her exceptional leadership, the development of her business or her determination in taking part in the economic and social development of the Rivière-du-Nord Regional County Municipality.

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Lindsay Griffiths Named as Executive Director of International Lawyers Network

January 3, 2020 – The International Lawyers Network’s Board of Directors is delighted to announce the appointment with effect from the 1 January 2020 of Lindsay Griffiths as its new Executive Director, following 15 successful years with the organization, first as its Director of Network Development and then as the ILN’s Director of Global Relationship Management. Simon Ekins, Chairman of the ILN commented “We are delighted that Lindsay has taken on this new role and look forward to her guiding the ILN in its plans for the future, building on its past growth and its successes, which have seen the ILN develop into one of the leading legal global networks of today, since it was founded in 1988.”

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Christmas Fun and Fundraisers

Our team have been enjoying getting into the festive spirit with a few Christmas themed fundraisers, gifts and supporting events.

Giving the gift of warmth this Christmas, we took part in and sponsored refreshments again this year for the Limerick Sports Partnership’s Blanket 5K on 1st December in aid of local homeless services.

Emma Brewer organised us all and coordinated presents for the children who will be recipients of Novas gifts this Christmas.

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LexCounsel, Law Offices awarded ‘The Dispute Resolution Law Firm of the Year’

We are delighted to share with you that LexCounsel, Law Offices has been awarded ‘The Dispute Resolution Law Firm of the Year’ at the BW Legal World-Global Legal Summit and Awards-2019. The Dispute Resolution Team led by Mr. Alishan Naqvee, Co-Founder accepted the award at the ceremony.

Ms. Seema Jhingan, Co-Founder of the Firm has also been awarded as ‘The Partner of the Year – Overall’ at the same event.

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Pravo.ru-300 has highly rated all of Maxima Legal’s practice areas

On 5 December, the results of the main Russian rating agency, Pravo.ru-300, were announced. According to the results of the study, Maxima Legal almost doubled its presence in the ranking, becoming one of the strongest law firms in 11 areas of legal support – with each of the firm’s practices being included.

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