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News and Announcements
January 4, 2018

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Shayi Xu to the partnership. Shayi is dedicated to the area of family law, striving to make a positive difference to clients in reaching resolution. 

A litigator and qualified mediator, Shayi has extensive experience helping clients resolve conflict situations utilizing the most suitable options available.

She conducts settlement meetings, Questionings, Chambers Applications, Judicial Dispute Resolution, Domestic Specials and court trials. She attends Mediations and Arbitrations, through to providing pre or post nuptial agreements and cohabitation agreements.

January 2, 2018

Jeff Larson joins our Commercial Real Estate Group as counsel with 26 years of experience in the real estate industry. He advises Alberta-based land developers and builders on all aspects of land development, from site acquisition and financing, planning and servicing, to sale or lease of the residential or commercial product. Projects range from master-planned communities to small in-fill developments.

As well, Jeff acts for both lenders and borrowers in land purchase and sale transactions, and complex land development financings. To learn more about Jeff please click here.

January 2, 2018

The Calgary Chamber elected their Board for 2018 with Brent Cooper as Vice Chair. Dedictated to business in Calgary, Brent is an advocate for the Chamber’s policy work and looks forward to a succcessful year ahead.

For the Chamber's announcement please click here.

November 13, 2017

We are pleased to welcome Beverly Mendoza to our Wills & Estates Group, following her articling year and recent admission to the Alberta Bar.

Beverly earned her law degree from the University of Philippines in 2005, and earned her Certificate of Qualification from the National Committee on Accreditation of The Federation of Law Societies of Canada in 2016. Beverly assists clients in the preparation of their estate plans, including their personal planning documents.

Publications
January 10, 2018
By Charlotte Hall, Student-at-Law

Mental injury has become easier to prove in personal injury cases

Our society has been trending toward a view that mental illness is no less important than physical illness, although it has not always been this way. Traditionally, claiming for a mental injury in the law has been tough to do, not only due to social attitudes, but also b... read more

January 1, 2018

In business, insolvency proceedings can be initiated by another company that has become insolvent (the "Debtor Company"). In these situations it is important to be diligent about protecing your financial interests. In this article, Jeff Moroz outlines some of the specific interests that have been addressed in recent insolvency proceedings in Alb... read more

Community Involvement
January 22, 2018

In support of Meals on Wheels Calgary, the 7th Annual YYC Hot Chocolate Fest kicks off with the inaugural sip at Southcentre mall on January 28, 2018. Enjoy free hot chocolate samples from some of the competing local cafes and restaurants, and get a photo in the photo booth.

Throughout the month of February, participating cafes and restaurants will feature signature hot chocolate drinks created especially for this friendly competition. Proceeds from each drink will benefit...

Events
January 24, 2018
Aaron Bickman of our Wills & Estates Group will present at the Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners Calgary Breakfast, on recent case law updates from a wills and trusts perspective.  Our Wills... read more
November 23, 2017
The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Calgary Chapter 65, hosts a luncheon seminar on 'Marriage Fraud Upon Separation', presented by Chad Johnson of our Family Law Group.
November 4, 2017
Growth Forum is designed to empower and educate owners of businesses and future successors to grow their business through powerful insights. Professionals from McLeod Law LLP, BDO Canada, and RBC will engage at... read more
October 18, 2017
A marquee event of Small Business Week Calgary, McLeod Law is pleased to present this year's Evening with the Entrepreneurs, featuring two local success stories: David Farran of Eau Claire Distillery and Graham... read more