The Canadian Bar Association established the Business Practice & Innovation Committee with the purpose of keeping a pulse on trends and other significant events that may impact the legal community. I am honoured to be named chair of the CBABC committee in the coming year.
Appointment to Chair
Even Silence May Breach the Duty of Honest Contractual Performance
In December 2020, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) decided in C.M. Callow Inc. v. Zollinger , refining and expanding the contractual duty of honest performance recognized in Bhasin v. Hrynew .
Welcome to Janessa
Welcome to Janessa! We are thrilled to announce the arrival of Associate Lawyer, Janessa Mason, to the Ascendion team.
Farewell to Cory and Welcoming Chelsea
We welcome Chelsea Salindong to the Ascendion Law team as our new Legal Administrative Assistant.
Newly-renovated space to share
We're looking for a lawyer to share our newly-renovated space at 789 West Pender Street.
Fix your corporate year-end headaches with rectification orders
Corporate law practice presents many opportunities to commit minor slips and errors. Shareholders go missing. Paralegals forget to file annual reports. Resolutions transpose vertical amalgamation approvals for horizontal amalgamations.
Leading the industry in Innovation
The Canadian Bar Association - BC appointed Chilwin Cheng to its Innovation and Business Practice committee. The Committee identifies changes that impact lawyers' business and the practice of law.
We welcome Cory and Katy to Ascendion Law!
Cory graduated from the UK with an LL.B. and completed the requirements to commence articles in Canada.
Appeal to Supreme Court of Canada
Ascendion Law represented eighteen protestors who engaged in the act of civil disobedience at the Burnaby Terminal of the Trans Mountain Pipeline. Despite our efforts, the court convicted our clients. We appealed that conviction.
Ascendion Law at CBA West 2019 Legal Conference
Chilwin Cheng will be presenting at this year's Canadian Bar Association's CBA West Legal Conference in Kelowna, B.C. on April 27.