Roundup of law firm hires, promotions, departures: January 29, 2024 update

The new partners are:

  • Geoff Adair, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Calgary
  • Shavone Bazarkewich, Tax, Toronto
  • Danielle Butler, Financial Services, Toronto
  • Taylor Dickinson, Capital Markets, Toronto
  • Ahmed Elsaghir, Tax, Calgary
  • Emily Hazlett, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Toronto
  • Joshua Hutchinson, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Vancouver
  • Philipp Knoll, Pensions, Benefits & Executive Compensation, Toronto, Ottawa
  • Anthony Lanouette-Marier, Corporate & Commercial, Montréal
  • Patrick Lapierre, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Montréal
  • Lauren Leahy, Capital Markets, Toronto
  • Eric Leinveer, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Toronto
  • Meaghan Parry, Corporate & Commercial, Toronto

Dentons Canada LLP

Dentons has welcomed five new professionals to its Ottawa office, expanding the firm’s Municipal Planning, Land Use, and Development Law client offering in Ontario. Partner Roberto Aburto leads the new team, consisting of associates Kelly Duquette and Alice Mihailescu, law clerk Amanda Russo and their legal assistant Lisa Belanger. They are expected to complement the firm’s municipal planning law, administrative law and civil litigation capabilities.

“We are delighted to welcome this five-strong team to our office. “This is an exciting growth opportunity for the firm, and I am particularly pleased to be able to expand our real estate and municipal planning law client offering with a team based in the nation’s Capital Region,” said David Little, managing partner of the Ottawa office .

Dentons also recently added corporate and litigation lawyers—Peter Inglis and Daniel Stachnik- to its Edmonton office.

“We are thrilled to welcome Peter and Dan,” said Mercedes Hitesman, incoming Edmonton managing partner. “Their expertise and reputation in the legal community align seamlessly with our commitment to delivering the highest quality representation to businesses of all sizes engaged in various industries and sectors – in Edmonton, throughout Alberta and across the country.”