We were honoured to interview George Tai, the financial managing partner at Carscallen LLP and a member of the firm’s business law practice. George is set to embark on a new chapter of his career this fall when he transitions to Dentons LLP. Over a candid conversation, George shared his story of growing up in an immigrant family, his decision to pursue a law degree and his insight into the future of the legal profession. We are pleased to present his personal story in this Spotlight series interview.
On July 20, 2017, we held our 2017 Annual General Meeting at the Calgary offices of Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP. We were also joined remotely by members and executives in Vancouver, Edmonton, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, and Ottawa.
I recently had the fortune to get to know Oliver Ho. Oliver is currently a partner at Jensen Shawa Solomon Duguid Hawkes LLP, and was conferred his B.A. and LL.B concurrently in 2002, and his MBA in 2016. Oliver is genuinely passionate about helping others and giving back to the community, and in this article we learn more about his inspiring story.
Everyone who comes across Steven Ngo immediately notices his energy. Then they become impressed by his accomplishments. From building communities, to simply bringing joy to others through his music, his ideas and execution bring people together. In this article we probed a little bit more into what makes Steven who he is.
Omar Ha-Redeye is a Toronto lawyer, legal academic, and legal educator committed to access to justice and public service. He holds a JD from Western Law and an LLM from Osgoode Hall. He operates out of Fleet Street Law with a practice background that includes civil litigation, employment and labour law, health law, and technology law.
Bindu is an inspiring Asian Canadian trailblazer in the Asian Canadian community. She graduated from the University of Calgary with a Commerce Degree. Afterwards, she studied law at the University of Toronto. She articled and became an associate at Borden Ladner Gervais LLP before becoming a Partner at McMillan LLP. Today, Bindu is the Deputy General Counsel & Chief Administrative Officer at BMO Financial Group.
This past October, our executives headed out east to attend the 10th Annual FACL Ontario Conference and Gala in Toronto. Needless to say, we couldn't pass on this prime opportunity to interview trailblazers and leaders of the community. Here to present the first of our three installments of stories: Constructive Conversations with Richard Wong. Stay tuned for more!
As a 1995 graduate from the University of Toronto Faculty of Law with a passion for development and construction, Richard stayed true to his aspirations. He followed his heart starting as an articling student at a boutique firm practicing real property and land development law and built that into his career with Osler today. We are extremely excited to present his personal story and the lessons he has shared with us.