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  • Initiating claims and the limitation period
    March 9, 2017
    Posted in  Uncategorized
    How much time after a legal claim arises do you have to initiate proceedings in court? The answer might be of some surprise. It’s dictated by the B.C. Limitation Act, which contains many special rules...
  • New rules for takeover bids explained
    December 12, 2016
    Posted in  Uncategorized
    Scott Marescaux explains to the readers of BC Business the meaning of a ‘poison pill’. His analysis sets out how new rules for takeover bids are affecting BC companies and delves into the real-world examples...
  • Lisa Ridgedale to speak on BMO panel
    December 6, 2016
    Posted in  Uncategorized
    Lisa Ridgedale to speak at a BMO financial workshop session on December 6th called ‘From Surviving to Thriving’ to discuss the key ingredients of entrepreneurial success....
  • Lisa Ridgedale to co-chair conference
    November 18, 2016
    Posted in  Speaking Engagements, Speaking Engagements
    Lisa Ridgedale to co-chair the Trial Lawyers Association of BC conference – Under Pressure: Interim Tactics That Apply Pressure in Commercial Litigation on November 18, 2016....
  • Defamation in the era of social media
    October 4, 2016
    Posted in  Uncategorized
    In this piece for BC Business, Scott Marescaux of Hakemi & Ridgedale analyzes a recent case of defamation – in this instance on social media ......
  • The firm’s own Wes McMillan mentioned in article about power outage dispute with BC Hydro
    September 29, 2016
    Posted in  News, News
    The Province article entitled, Planned power outage sparks ire of Commercial Drive businesses, mentions Hakemi & Ridgedale’s Wes McMillan and the steps his clients have taken to address the disruption to their businesses, caused by B.C. Hydro,...
  • Editorial about the changes to B.C.’s Strata Property Act
    September 27, 2016
    Posted in  Uncategorized
    Wes McMillan, Associate Counsel, was recently published in Business in Vancouver. His editorial centered around changes to B.C.’s Strata Property Act. These changes allow owners to sell a complex as a whole after obtaining an 80%...
  • Insights into B.C.’s new 15% property tax
    August 22, 2016
    Posted in  Featured, Featured, Featured, Featured, Featured, Featured, Publications, Publications, Publications, Publications, Publications
    Associate Nerissa Yan teamed up with Associate Counsel Wes McMillan to write an editorial piece for Business in Vancouver about how to navigate B.C.’s newly introduced 15% Property Transfer Tax. The B.C. government implemented the...
  • Notice: Gardenia Villa
    April 28, 2016
    Posted in  Cases
    Notice to owners of strata lots in Strata Plan LMS 1509 (Gardenia Villa): The documents listed below have been filed by the petitioners in Santos et al. v. The Owners, Strata Plan LMS 1509, Supreme...
  • Lisa Ridgedale quoted in various media outlets giving expert outlook on Ghomeshi trial
    February 10, 2016
    Posted in  Uncategorized
    Lisa Ridgedale has been quoted recently in various media outlets sharing her professional outlook on the Jian Ghomeshi trial, by drawing on her experiences as a criminal lawyer to help shed light on tactics used by defence lawyer Marie Henein. Read more. Lisa Ridgedale, using...