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Richmond is one of Canada’s most diverse cities, and one of the reasons we choose to practice law here and raise our families here. It’s also the place where we enjoy engaging with the community.

On this page, we’ll update you on important legal updates with bulletins, presentations and articles by our lawyers. We also invite you to connect with us via LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter where we can learn about your news and updates.

 

November 9th, 2018

The Cannabis Act (the Act), came into force on October 17, 2018, creating a legal framework for the recreational use of marijuana. Employers have the right to establish policies pertaining to the use and possession of cannabis at work, which is similar to their right to do so with respect to the use…

September 24th, 2018

CFMR is pleased to announce that Jennifer Hau has joined our firm as associate lawyer. Jennifer plans to remain actively involved in a broad group of practice areas with our firm, but with a focus in our Business Law, Estates and Estate Planning, and Real Estate Law practice areas. Prior…

August 28th, 2018

CFMR’s Melinda Voros was recently elected Director with the Delta Chamber of Commerce, the voice of business in the Delta region. She welcomes this opportunity to contribute to her home community through her involvement in the Chamber. Congratulations! Learn more about Melinda’s CFMR practice and community involvement here.

June 14th, 2018

CFMR’s Karla Mukai is excited to serve as the next Vancouver-Richmond county representative on the CBABC (Canadian Bar Association BC Branch)’s Provincial Council for the September 1, 2018 – August 31, 2021 term. Read more here.  

May 23rd, 2018

A case surrounding an interest-free loan between friends is helping make reforms to consideration in the context of contract variations. In Rosas v. Toca, 2018 BCCA 191, the appellant won the lottery and loaned $600,000 interest-free to her friend. Approximately one year after the loan was formed, the appellant’s friend…

May 7th, 2018

CFMR’s Ed Montague successfully obtained an injunction on behalf of our client, Quick Pass Master Tutorial School Ltd. (Benson Wang) against his former employee, Li Min (Richard) Zhao who had started up a new real estate school. In her May 1, 2018 decision, B.C. Supreme Court Justice Nitya Iyer granted…

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