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ascendion law & FACL Lunch and Learn session

Ascendion Law recently hosted a lunch and learn session in partnership with the Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers BC at the Vancouver Club. 

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2023 Inns of Court program

Our Associates Janessa Mason and Cory Russell have just completed the Winter 2023 session of the Vancouver Bar Association Inns of Court program.

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CLEBC Presents: Regulatory proceedings and criminal offences 2022

Chilwin Cheng and Janessa Mason, along with Jeremy Gellis of Cozen O’Connor, co-chair the first-ever conference about white-collar crime and regulatory enforcement hosted by the Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia.

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New decision changes oppression proceedings

The recent decision from the BC Court of Appeal, Cepuran v. Carlton, 2022 BCCA 76, significantly changes how we devise litigation strategies to resolve a shareholder dispute. 

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Defending executives in historic prosecution of mine spill in B.C.

The Ascendion team returns to Prince Rupert, British Columbia to defend two executives in the only trial associated with an alleged tailings pond spill.

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Welcome to Marc

Please join us in welcoming Marc McNiven to the Ascendion team!

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Court of Appeal Reverses Securities Commission Freeze Order

Ascendion Law successfully reversed the BC Securities Commission's order to freeze assets. The Commission froze our client’s bank accounts using new powers under the Securities Act.

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Debut at Court of Appeal

Presenting oneself before the court with your robes on is a major milestone in a lawyer's life in Canada, especially if you want to be a barrister.

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First-Ever Appeal for Freeze Order Powers

Ascendion Law argued the first-ever appeal involving the new freeze order powers of the British Columbia Securities Commission.

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Janessa Mason at the BLSA National Conference

The Black Law Students' Association of Canada Conference is coming to Vancouver and our Associate Lawyer, Janessa Mason, will be part of the “Preparing for a practice in litigation” panel.

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