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apologise for the error; however, Perry advises that he has received numerous
misspellings over the years including Percy Garlic and Penny Hairlip.
We invite readers to send their own variations in, although it will be hard to
Brent Mullin, past chair of the Labour Relations Board of B.C., was recently
appointed as a vice-chair of the Huu-ay-aht First Nation Tribunal.
Geoffrey B. Gomery, Q.C., formerly a partner at Nathanson Schachter &
Thompson, was appointed as a justice of the Supreme Court of British
Columbia in Vancouver. He replaces Mr. Justice B.M. Greyell, who retired
effective November 24, 2017.
The Honourable Heather J. Holmes, a justice of the Supreme Court of
British Columbia, has been appointed as Associate Chief Justice of that court.
The Honourable Paul Pearlman of the Supreme Court retired on May 7,
2018. The Honourable Madam Justice Kate Ker of the Supreme Court transferred
from New Westminster to Vancouver effective April 23, 2018.
On June 28, 2018, Neo J. Tuytel was presented with the Insurance Lawyer
of the Year Award by the CBABC Insurance Law subsection.
Shakespeare’s Macbeth famously begins with the entry of three witches.
Said the first: “When shall we three meet again / In thunder, lightning or in
rain?” Replied the second: “When the hurlyburly’s done, / When the battle’s
lost and won.”
A recent battle lost and won is the Battle of the Bar Bands, held June 8, 2018
at the Commodore Ballroom. The event saw a battle of musical talent worthy
of a Shakespearean play or an Arthurian epic or a Harlequin romance.
After the dust settled, the judges awarded first place to the band Crown Jewels,
whose members were Ardith Bailey (vocals), Alaistair Baird (keys),
Jas Gahunia (vocals), Angela Lee (vocals), Justin Spivey (guitar) and
James Stevenson (trombone), joined by non-lawyers Simon Cracknell
(trumpet), Michelle Danyluk (vocals), Ed Fabian (bass), Skip Parker
(drums), Anton Schamberger (saxophone) and Sheila Sharma (vocals). Second
place was captured by Mr. Fancy Education, consisting of Patrick
Aldous (drums, vocals), Michael Bain (bass, vocals), Doran Chandler
(keyboards, sex appeal) and Cappone D’Angelo (guitar, beard), joined by
non-lawyer Janele Woodley (vocals, tambourine). Third place went to Rising
Down, the only all-lawyer band, consisting of Pat Haberl (guitar,