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Settling Disputes Through Alternative Dispute Resolution Methods
December 6, 2017
Not all legal disputes need to be resolved in court. Most family law cases settle using out-of-court alternatives. These out-court-alternatives, or alternative dispute resolution methods, include mediation, arbitration, and the...
Additional Property Transfer Tax on Foreign Buyers
December 6, 2017
In British Columbia, a general property transfer tax is payable on all property transactions involving a change to the property’s title, including: acquiring a registered interest in the property gaining...
Common Mistakes of Power of Attorney for Real Estate or Land Purposes
July 6, 2017
Generally speaking, in British Columbia, a Power of Attorney is effective as long as it is prepared in accordance with the Power of Attorney Act of British Columbia. Having said...
CBE Associate Counsel, Heather Hettiarachchi, will be presenting at an upcoming conference on “Confronting Racism”
April 4, 2017
For those interested in employment topics, CBE Associate Counsel Heather Hettiarachchi will be speaking at the 2017 Human Rights and Accommodation Conference (April 19-20, Vancouver) on “Confronting Racism”. For more information,...
Cohen Buchan Edwards LLP welcomes Heather Hettiarachchi
December 29, 2016
Cohen Buchan Edwards is pleased to announce that Heather Hettiarachchi has joined the firm as external associate counsel, labour & employment law. Heather’s previous experience includes working for an eminent national...