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Sep 19, 2022

Having a conversation with someone who’s literally written the book on conversations should be daunting, shouldn’t it?

Bill Ash’s professional experience is nothing short of impressive, from globetrotting corporate lawyer to highly respected counsellor/coach and now author of “Redesigning Conversations - A Guide...

Jul 4, 2022

How many times have you said or heard, everything happens for a reason?

When Kara Cook was a Judge’s associate, sitting through highly detailed cases before the Planning and Environment court, she couldn’t have foreseen that one day she’d be part of making the very decisions developers appeal.

At that time, early...

May 7, 2022

Philosopher John Dewey said, “Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.”

For Ann-Maree David, who once imagined she’d be a teacher, studying law is how she discovered her outlet to educate.

The 2018 Agnes McWhinney Award winner is Executive Director at The College of Law where she has...

Nov 8, 2021

Suzy Cairney has seen a lot of shipping containers in her time but the most memorable one was in the foyer of a French shipping agency, transformed into a giant shark tank.

“That was brilliant advertising, you knew exactly what you were getting into when you negotiated with those guys.”

The former European Legal...

Sep 16, 2021

“You don't have to do things the way people have done them for 50 to 100 years."

“We’ve got legal rules that confine us, but we don't have to be confined with the way in which we deliver those legal services.”

And with that, Helen Kay set out to create a very different law firm from the ground up.

The Managing...