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Aird & McBurney | Aird & Berlis Patent Professionals Recognized as Leaders in Canada Lola A. Bartoszewicz, PhD, Kimberly A. McManus, PhD, Timothy M. Lowman and L.E. Trent Horne Jun 07, 2018 Aird & McBurney and Aird & Berlis are recognized in the IAM Patent 1000 – The World's Leading Patent Professionals 2018.
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Hugh Segal to Receive an Honorary Degree Apr 27, 2018 The Honourable Hugh Segal, Senior Strategic Advisor at Aird and Berlis, will receive an honorary degree from Queen's University on Monday, June 4.
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Doing Business in Canada - March 2018 Mar 29, 2018 Aird & Berlis LLP is pleased to present the March 2018 edition of Doing Business in Canada. This publication was developed to provide a general overview of Canadian federal and Ontario law, and is intended for those planning to start, acquire or invest in a business in Canada.
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Aird & Berlis Partners Recognized as Leading Canadian Lawyers in Global Mining Jack Bernstein, Donald B. Johnston, Richard M. Kimel, Martin Kovnats, Margaret T. Nelligan and Scott Stoll Mar 06, 2018 Aird & Berlis is proud to have six partners recognized in the 2017/2018 Lexpert Leading Canadian Lawyers in Global Mining Special Edition.
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Aird & Berlis Announces New Partners Fiona Brown, Patrick Copeland, Jacqueline (Jack) Goslett, Lorway Gosse and Kyle B. Plunkett Jan 30, 2018 Aird & Berlis is proud to announce that Fiona Brown, Patrick Copeland, Jacqueline (Jack) Goslett,... Aird & Berlis is proud to announce that Fiona Brown, Patrick Copeland, Jacqueline (Jack) Goslett, Lorway Gosse and Kyle B. Plunkett have become partners of the firm.
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Aird & Berlis Recognized in Chambers Canada 2018 Jack Bernstein, Fred D. Cass, Ron W. Clark, D. Robb English, Steven L. Graff, Martin Kovnats, Lorenzo Lisi, N. Jane Pepino, Hayden Solomons, Heidi Visser, Barbara Worndl, Douglas J. S. Younger, Steven Zakem and Stephen Zolf Sep 28, 2017 Aird & Berlis is pleased to be recognized in the 2018 edition of Chambers Canada: Canada’s Leading Lawyers for Business.
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Chambers HNW Ranks Aird & Berlis as a Leader in Private Wealth Law Rachel L. Blumenfeld, Melanie A. Yach and Jack Bernstein Sep 15, 2017 Aird & Berlis is proud to be recognized as a leading Canadian law firm in the 2017 edition of Cha... Aird & Berlis is proud to be recognized as a leading Canadian law firm in the 2017 edition of Chambers High Net Worth.
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IAM Patent 1000 Recognizes Firms' Patent Professionals Lola A. Bartoszewicz, PhD, Kimberly A. McManus, PhD and Timothy M. Lowman Jun 15, 2017 Aird & Berlis and Aird & McBurney were recently recognized in the IAM Patent 1000 2017 – The World's Leading Patent Professionals.
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Federal Budget 2017 Mar 22, 2017 On March 22, 2017, the Honourable William Francis Morneau, Canada’s Minister of Finance, tabled C... On March 22, 2017, the Honourable William Francis Morneau, Canada’s Minister of Finance, tabled Canada’s annual federal budget (“Budget 2017”). Budget 2017 proposes to build on the current Government’s previous actions and to introduce targeted investments aimed at fostering economic growth and b...
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Aird & Berlis LLP Partners Recognized in Chambers Global 2017 Jack Bernstein, Barbara Worndl, Douglas J. S. Younger and Stephen Zolf Mar 16, 2017 Aird & Berlis LLP is pleased to announce that Jack Bernstein, Barbara Worndl, Douglas Younger and Stephen Zolf were recognized in the 2017 edition of Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business.
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A&B Announces New Partners Faruk Gafic and Miranda Spence Jan 31, 2017 Aird & Berlis LLP is proud to announce that Faruk Gafic and Miranda Spence have become partne... Aird & Berlis LLP is proud to announce that Faruk Gafic and Miranda Spence have become partners of the firm.
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Four A&B Partners Appointed to International Bar Association Committees Andrew Magnus, Donald B. Johnston, Jeffrey K. Merk and Martin Kovnats Jan 02, 2017 Aird & Berlis LLP is pleased to announce that the International Bar Association has promoted Martin Kovnats and Jeffrey Merk within the Professional Ethics Committee and appointed Donald Johnston and Andrew Magnus to the Alternative and New Law Business Structures Committee.
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The Honourable Hugh Segal Promoted Within the Order of Canada & Appointed to the Order of Ontario Hon. Hugh D. Segal Dec 30, 2016 Congratulations to the Honourable Hugh D. Segal on being promoted to the rank of Officer of the Order of Canada and appointed to the Order of Ontario.
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Happy Holidays from the Partners of Aird & Berlis LLP Dec 20, 2016

Aird & Berlis LLP wishes you and your family a wonderful holiday season!

Aird & Berlis LLP wishes you and your family a wonderful holiday season!

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A&B's Municipal & Land Use Planning Group is Once Again Number One in the GTA! Dec 16, 2016 Congratulations to Aird & Berlis LLP's Municipal & Land Use Planning Group for earning the top spot in Novae Res Urbis’ annual ranking of land development law firms in the GTA.
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A&B Appoints New Municipal Practice Group Leader Tom Halinski Dec 01, 2016 Aird and Berlis LLP is pleased to announce that partner Tom Halinski has been appointed Practice ...

Aird and Berlis LLP is pleased to announce that partner Tom Halinski has been appointed Practice Group Leader of the firm's Municipal and Land Use Planning Group.

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A&B Recognized in The Legal 500 Canada 2017 Stephen Zolf, Douglas J. S. Younger, Andrew Webster, Heidi Visser, Scott Stoll, Michael D. Smith, Dennis M. O'Leary, Lorenzo Lisi, Martin Kovnats, Donald B. Johnston, Steven L. Graff, D. Robb English, Ron W. Clark, Fred D. Cass and Jack Bernstein Nov 09, 2016 Aird & Berlis LLP is proud to be recommended in The Legal 500 Canada 2017 as a leading firm i... Aird & Berlis LLP is proud to be recommended in The Legal 500 Canada 2017 as a leading firm in nine practice areas.
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CTLA Conference Held in Toronto Sanj Sood, Joanne C. Coldwell, Patrick Copeland and David S. Reiter Oct 03, 2016 Sanj Sood, 2015-2016 President of the Canadian Transport Lawyers Association, welcomed almost 70 ... Sanj Sood, 2015-2016 President of the Canadian Transport Lawyers Association, welcomed almost 70 delegates from across North America to the CTLA annual conference, which was held in Toronto from September 22-25.
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A&B Recognized in Chambers Canada 2017 Jack Bernstein, Fred D. Cass, Ron W. Clark, D. Robb English, Steven L. Graff, Martin Kovnats, Lorenzo Lisi, Hayden Solomons, Heidi Visser, Barbara Worndl, Douglas J. S. Younger and Stephen Zolf Sep 30, 2016 Aird & Berlis LLP is pleased to announce that several members of our firm and various practic... Aird & Berlis LLP is pleased to announce that several members of our firm and various practice areas have been recognized in the second edition of Chambers Canada: Canada’s Leading Lawyers for Business.
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A&B Lawyer Invited to the Vatican to Participate in Global Conference Paige Backman Sep 21, 2016 Paige Backman, a partner with the firm's Corporate/Commercial Group and Co-Chair of the Sports &a... Paige Backman, a partner with the firm's Corporate/Commercial Group and Co-Chair of the Sports & Media Team, has been invited to the Vatican to participate in the first global conference on “Sport at the Service of Humanity.”
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A&B Tax Lawyers Recognized by Who’s Who Legal Jack Bernstein, Barbara Worndl and Louise R. Summerhill Sep 06, 2016 Congratulations to senior tax partners Jack Bernstein, Barbara Worndl and Louise Summerhill on being recognized as experts in Who’s Who Legal Corporate Tax 2016.
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Congratulations to Damian Warner on Olympic Bronze Medal Aug 22, 2016 Aird & Berlis LLP is honoured to have sponsored Canadian decathlete and Olympic bronze medall... Aird & Berlis LLP is honoured to have sponsored Canadian decathlete and Olympic bronze medallist Damian Warner on his journey to the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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A&B Recognized in 2017 Best Lawyers in Canada Across 28 Practice Areas N. Jane Pepino, Don Jack, Jill P. Fraser, Monty Warsh, Stephen Zolf, Bernie McGarva, Patrick Copeland, Margaret T. Nelligan, Fred D. Cass, David Stevens, Scott Stoll, Peter K. Czegledy, Joel M. Rose, Donald B. Johnston, D. Robb English, Harry M. Fogul, Steven L. Graff, Lorenzo Lisi, Donald L. West, Robert G. Doumani, Patricia A. Foran, Leo F. Longo, John Mascarin, Steven Zakem, Cynthia R. C. Sefton, Norman I. Kahn, Michael D. Smith, Hayden Solomons, Jennifer A. Wainwright, Joanne C. Coldwell and Melanie A. Yach Aug 10, 2016 Aird & Berlis LLP is proud to announce that 35 members of the firm were selected by their pee...

Aird & Berlis LLP is proud to announce that 35 members of the firm were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada.

In addition, Jane Pepino was named Best Lawyers' 2017 Toronto Real Estate Law Lawyer of the Year.

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Aaron Bains Elected to the Board of the South Asian Bar Association Aarondeep (Aaron) S. Bains Aug 10, 2016 Congratulations to Aaron Bains on being appointed to the board of the South Asian Bar Association of Toronto.
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Tim Lowman Recommended as a Leading Patent Professional Timothy M. Lowman Jul 08, 2016 Tim Lowman is a Recommended Expert in Intellectual Asset Management's guide, IAM Patent 1000 ... Tim Lowman is a Recommended Expert in Intellectual Asset Management's guide, IAM Patent 1000 2016 - The World’s Leading Patent Professionals.  It is noted that “Aird & Berlis’ Certified Arbitrator, Timothy Lowman, is famed for his transactional nous and affinity for the fi...
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University of Toronto Elects Jane Pepino as Vice-Chair N. Jane Pepino Jul 07, 2016 Congratulations to Jane Pepino on being elected to the University of Toronto’s Governing Cou... Congratulations to Jane Pepino on being elected to the University of Toronto’s Governing Council as Vice-Chair. Jane is the founder and a member of Aird & Berlis LLP’s Municipal and Land Use Planning Group.
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Don Jack Appointed to the Board of TI Canada Don Jack Jun 22, 2016 Congratulations to Don on joining the board of the Canadian Chapter of Transparency International... Congratulations to Don on joining the board of the Canadian Chapter of Transparency International, the world's leading non-governmental anti-corruption organization.
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A&B Expands Its Presence in Lexpert Directory for 2016 Jill P. Fraser, Donald B. Johnston, Bernie McGarva, Steven Kelman, Martin Kovnats, Margaret T. Nelligan, Lorenzo Lisi, Fred D. Cass, Ron W. Clark, Scott Stoll, Jack Bernstein, Melanie A. Yach, Douglas J. S. Younger, D. Robb English, Steven L. Graff, Robert G. Doumani, Patricia A. Foran, Kim Kovar, Leo F. Longo, John Mascarin, N. Jane Pepino, Steven Zakem, S. Michael Brooks, Hayden Solomons, Monty Warsh, Joanne C. Coldwell, Joel M. Rose and Stephen Zolf Jun 21, 2016 Aird & Berlis LLP is proud to have 31 members of the firm recognized as leading practitioners... Aird & Berlis LLP is proud to have 31 members of the firm recognized as leading practitioners in the 19th edition of The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory.
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Nick Torchetti Honoured by the Canadian Italian Business and Professional Association of Toronto Nick Torchetti May 25, 2016 Congratulations to Nick Torchetti on being selected as the recipient of this year's CIBPA Profess... Congratulations to Nick Torchetti on being selected as the recipient of this year's CIBPA Professional Excellence Award. This award is presented to an individual who, through his or her career, has consistently demonstrated an outstanding contribution to their field of expertise in setting their ...
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Miranda Spence Appointed to The Advocates’ Society’s Young Advocates’ Standing Committee Miranda Spence May 11, 2016 Congratulations to Miranda Spence on being appointed to The Advocates’ Society’s Young Advocates’... Congratulations to Miranda Spence on being appointed to The Advocates’ Society’s Young Advocates’ Standing Committee (“YASC”).  YASC acts as a voice for young advocates (ten years of call or fewer) within the profession, and provides young advocates with access to a community of peers and co...
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A&B Advises on Award-Winning Cross-Border Restructuring Deal Sam Babe May 02, 2016 The M&A Advisor recognized the restructuring and sale of Comark Inc. (Comark)—a deal valued a... The M&A Advisor recognized the restructuring and sale of Comark Inc. (Comark)—a deal valued at $150 million—as the Cross-Border Restructuring Deal of the Year at its 8th Annual International M&A Awards.
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OSC Appoints Sherri Altshuler to Small and Medium Enterprises Committee Sherri M. Altshuler Apr 13, 2016 Congratulations to Sherri Altshuler on being named to the Ontario Securities Commission’s Small a... Congratulations to Sherri Altshuler on being named to the Ontario Securities Commission’s Small and Medium Enterprises Committee.
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Clare Sullivan Honoured for Excellence in Trusts and Estates Law Apr 06, 2016 Congratulations to Clare Sullivan for being selected as the recipient of the 2016 Ontario Bar Ass... Congratulations to Clare Sullivan for being selected as the recipient of the 2016 Ontario Bar Association Award of Excellence in Trusts and Estates Law.
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Aird & Berlis LLP Partners Recognized in Chambers Global 2016 Jack Bernstein, Hayden Solomons, Barbara Worndl, Douglas J. S. Younger and Stephen Zolf Mar 28, 2016 Aird & Berlis LLP is pleased to announce that five members of the firm have been ranked in th...

Aird & Berlis LLP is pleased to announce that five members of the firm have been ranked in the Canada section of the 2016 edition of Chambers Global, a guide to the world’s leading business lawyers.

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Canadian Federal Budget 2016 Mar 22, 2016 On March 22, the Minister of Finance released the federal budget. A&B's Tax Group issued a Ta... On March 22, the Minister of Finance released the federal budget. A&B's Tax Group issued a Tax News Flash which highlights the important tax changes contained in Budget 2016.
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Angela Swan Honoured with the OBA's Award for Distinguished Service Angela Swan Mar 15, 2016 Congratulations to Angela Swan for being selected as the recipient of the OBA’s 2016 Award for Di... Congratulations to Angela Swan for being selected as the recipient of the OBA’s 2016 Award for Distinguished Service.
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A&B Lawyers Listed as Leading Canadian Lawyers in Global Mining Jack Bernstein, Donald B. Johnston, Martin Kovnats and Margaret T. Nelligan Mar 07, 2016 A&B is proud to announce that Jack Bernstein, Donald Johnston, Martin Kovnats and Margar... A&B is proud to announce that Jack Bernstein, Donald Johnston, Martin Kovnats and Margaret Nelligan were listed the Lexpert Leading Canadian Lawyers in Global Mining Special Edition.
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A&B Announces Six New Partners Jeremy D. Burke, Melanie Cole, Andrew Magnus, Daniel Mahler, Andrea Skinner and Mark van Zandvoort Jan 27, 2016 Congratulations Jeremy D. Burke, Melanie Cole, Andrew Magnus, Daniel Mahler, Andrea Skinner, and ... Congratulations Jeremy D. Burke, Melanie Cole, Andrew Magnus, Daniel Mahler, Andrea Skinner, and Mark van Zandvoort on becoming partners of the firm.
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A&B Provides Insight for ABA’s Canadian Public Target M&A Study Martin Kovnats, Andrew Magnus, Matthew V. Liberatore and Jeffrey K. Merk Jan 07, 2016 A&B was an active participant in the preparation of the recently published Canadian Public Ta... A&B was an active participant in the preparation of the recently published Canadian Public Target M&A Deal Points Study (for transactions announced in 2013 and 2014).
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StartupSource.ca Receives Canadian Law Blog Award Jan 04, 2016 A&B's startups blog, StartupSource.ca, was recognized as one of Canada’s Best Practice G... A&B's startups blog, StartupSource.ca, was recognized as one of Canada’s Best Practice Group Blogs in the 2015 Canadian Law Blog Awards! We are proud to share this award with Gowlings and McCarthy Tétrault LLP and would like to congratulate all of the other 2015 Clawbies’ winners. C...
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Martin Kovnats Reappointed as Co-Vice Chair of IBA Professional Ethics Committee Martin Kovnats Jan 01, 2016 For a second consecutive year, Martin Kovnats has been named Co-Vice Chair of the International B... For a second consecutive year, Martin Kovnats has been named Co-Vice Chair of the International Bar Association's Professional Ethics Committee.
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Jeffrey Merk Appointed an Officer of IBA Professional Ethics Committee Jeffrey K. Merk Jan 01, 2016 Congratulations to Jeffrey Merk on being appointed an officer of the International Bar Associatio... Congratulations to Jeffrey Merk on being appointed an officer of the International Bar Association's Professional Ethics Committee.
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OSC Appoints Tom Fenton to Securities Advisory Committee Thomas A. Fenton Jan 01, 2016 Congratulations to Tom Fenton on being named to the Ontario Securities Commission’s Securities Ad...

Congratulations to Tom Fenton on being named to the Ontario Securities Commission’s Securities Advisory Committee for a three-year term.

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Introducing A&B's New Intellectual Property Team Members R. Grant Cansfield, Ken Clark, Timothy M. Lowman, Lola A. Bartoszewicz, PhD, Kimberly A. McManus, PhD, Kitt Sinden, M.Sc., Erica L. Lowthers, PhD and SuMei Cheung, P.Eng. Dec 21, 2015 Aird & Berlis LLP is pleased to introduce the newest members of our expanded intellectual pro...

Aird & Berlis LLP is pleased to introduce the newest members of our expanded intellectual property practice.

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A&B’s Municipal & Land Use Planning Group is Number One! Dec 18, 2015 Congratulations to our Municipal & Land Use Planning Group for once again making Aird & B... Congratulations to our Municipal & Land Use Planning Group for once again making Aird & Berlis LLP the top firm in Novae Res Urbis’ (NRU) annual rankings of land development law firms in Toronto.
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