Blog: March 2020

Client and Friends Alert

Dear clients and friends,

We, like everyone else, are taking the Covid 19 pandemic seriously. As such, the majority of our lawyers and staff will be working remotely.

We would ask that you contact your lawyer at the firm directly using either e-mail or their direct dial number. Our goal is to provide prompt and ongoing support to you during this difficult state.

Court matters are all on hold. The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of British Columbia has ordered the suspension of all regular operations, effective immediately until further notice. All regular hearings are adjourned.

At all times,…

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Brian Cheng presents at UBC Allard School of Law

Brian Cheng presented at the UBC Allard School of Law’s first inaugural speed mentoring event co-hosted by the UBC Graduate Law Students’ Society and the Global Lawyers of Canada on March 11, 2020. The event was well attended by international lawyers and law students.

As a lawyer who practiced in the United States before returning to Canada, Brian spoke about the unique opportunities in and challenges of practicing law in Canada. He continues to be licensed to practice in the State of Washington and is called to the bar of British Columbia. While fulfilling the prerequisites to take the B.C. bar exam, Brian completed his Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree at UBC.​

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Owen Bird Lawyers Announce Estate Litigation Blog

Owen Bird estate litigation lawyers Duncan J. Manson and James W. Zaitsoff are pleased to announce the launch of www.BCEstateLitigation.ca, a blog to inform readers of the latest developments in estate litigation.

Estate litigation is an unfortunate but common occurrence.  As lawyers practicing in the area of estate and trust litigation in Vancouver, Duncan and James see certain recurring themes and trends.  In their blog, they identify and discuss these themes, as well as recent court decisions and legislative updates.

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