News and Announcements
February 26, 2018

Matthew Burgoyne of our Fintech Group was quoted in the Canadian Bar Association PracticeLink on trends in cryptocurrencies, including usage and regulations. To view the article please click here

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.

March 7, 2018
By Asher Macdonald
Division of matrimonial property is a major issue for divorcing couples. Each party may have questions about what property qualifies as a divisible asset, what property is exempt from division (which I previously wrote about here) and how to value the assets, and when. In this day and age, these questions can be more complex than you might expect;... read more
March 1, 2018
On May 24, 2017, the Alberta Government introduced Bill 17, the Fair and Family-Friendly Workplaces Act. Bill 17 proposes substantive changes to both the Alberta Employment Standards Code (the “ESC”) and the Labour Relations Code. While some of the amendments came into effect in June 2017, most of the amendments came into effect January 1, 2018. Fu... 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...

April 26, 2018
McLeod Law LLP Presents the 2018 Health Care Symposium  Heads up! Developments in diagnosing and treating mTBIs The Health Care Symposium is proudly presented by the Personal Injury Group at McLeod Law LLP, br... read more
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