Blog: May 2022


Owen Bird is pleased to announce that Nikta Shirazian has joined our firm as the newest member of our Litigation Group.  Nikta was recently recognized by Best Lawyers in Canada as amongst the “Ones to Watch 2022 (Insurance Law)”.

Prior to joining Owen Bird, Nikta practiced at a leading litigation boutique focusing on complex commercial litigation matters.  Nikta will bring her extensive experience in commercial litigation, privacy law, and complex torts to the firm’s litigation practice group.  Nikta has successfully represented clients and appeared before all levels of court in British Columbia.  She also has a keen interest in…

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Owen Bird Welcomes Lily Zhang

Lily Zhang joined Owen Bird as a litigation associate in January 2022 after clerking at the BC Supreme Court and articling at Owen Bird. She is developing a broad litigation practice including insurance law, insurance defence, commercial litigation, construction law, and family law. Lily has appeared in the BC Provincial Court and Supreme Court as well as administrative tribunals. Lily is a member of the Owen Bird Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Involvement Committee. She is fluent in Mandarin.

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Heather Frydenlund – Chair of Interlaw North America Banking, Finance and Insolvency SBT

Heather Frydenlund serves as Chair for @interlaw North America Banking, Finance and Insolvency Special Business Team and gave a presentation this week at our Americas Meeting in Richmond, Virginia.  We are proud to have a strong leadership presence with Interlaw and the opportunity to discuss our practices, firm management, client services management, diversity and inclusion with our international affiliates.

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