THE ADVOCATE 147
VOL. 77 PART 1 JANUARY 2019
Who needs roses or chocolates when you have Bench & Bar?
As Valentine’s Day approaches, read below about the
firms who have successfully courted new recruits, the
broken hearts left behind and places in the world to avoid
going for a Valentine’s Day celebration.
Gib van Ert, formerly with Hunter Litigation Chambers, recently concluded
a three-year stint as executive legal officer at the Supreme Court of
Canada. He elected to stay in the capital and joined Miller Thomson’s
Ottawa office. Nolan Hurlburt joins Lawson Lundell, moving from Hakemi
& Ridgedale. Tim Law also moves to Lawson Lundell, having been at Dick
W. Eng Law Corporation. Lisa Frey leaves Gowling WLG to join, you
guessed it, Lawson Lundell. Scott Lucyk, too, settles in at Lawson Lundell,
having previously been with Luminate Mobile Technology, an enterprise
he co-founded in 2015.
DuMoulin Black welcomes Joanna Cameron, who parts ways with Nex-
Gen Energy Ltd., having been VP legal and general counsel. Peter Sheen,
Susan Arnold and Marcia McNeil all join Pulver Crawford Munroe, having
previously practised together as SAMLaw since 2013. Andrea Zappavigna
zips over to Forte Law—Employment Law Solutions, from HHBG Lawyers—
Glen Nesbitt jumps to Vancouver to join Fasken, having previously been
with Rush Ihas Hardwick in Kelowna. Also moving to Fasken is Kristen Woo,
who leaves DLA Piper’s Vancouver office to do so. Rounding out the recent
additions at Fasken is Niall Rand, who was previously with Blakes in Vancouver.
Janina M. Kon lands at the corporate offices of Vancouver Coastal Health
Lawyers who have moved their practices should fax details of their past and present circumstances to Peter Roberts, Q.C.,
at 604-669-1620 to ensure an appearance in “Bench and Bar”. Note that we do not report changes in lawyers’ status within
their firms (from associate to partner, for example) other than in cases where persons formerly articled have been hired as