Colin K. Irving, Doug Mitchell, Peter Kalichman, Mathieu Bouchard and Karim Renno have distinguished themselves among their peers as leading litigation lawyers during an interview process over several months led by Benchmark Litigation.
The application for leave to appeal in Estate of the Late Zahra (Ziba) Kazemi et al. v. Islamic Republic of Iran et al. is granted.
The International Law Office and Lexology have announced the winners of the 2013 Client Choice awards. Karim Renno thus receives the award for outstanding client service in litigation for the Province of Quebec.
Daphné Wermenlinger joins IMK after having clerked at the Supreme Court of Canada for the Honourable Thomas A. Cromwell and completing a stage at the International Criminal Court in The Hague.
Karim Renno's blog was named best practioner legal blog in Canada for 2012 by the Canadian Law Blog Awards.
Klara Polom joins IMK in December 2012 after having worked, since 2011, as a student and completed her articling in 2012.
IMK announces the arrival of Emma Lambert on its team. A member of the Quebec Bar since 2011 she clerked for the Honourable Justice Richard Boivin at the Federal Court of Canada.
Amex Bank of Canada v. Sylvan Adams: The Court of Appeal upholds the trial decision’s main conclusions2012-08-02
The Court of Appeal upheld the trial judge's principal conclusions in Amex Bank of Canada v. Sylvan Adams, which awarded class members $13,097,896 representing conversion fees collected by Amex between 1993 and 2003 on foreign transactions on its credit cards. The Court of Appeal removed the award of $2.5 million in punitive damages, without costs.
Diane Lafleur, who has just completed her LL.L. at the University of Ottawa, joins IMK as a summer student.
Klara Polom joins IMK as articling student. Klara has completed her law degree at the Université de Montréal and successfully completed the Quebec Bar School in June 2012.
Janet Michelin, Mathieu Bouchard, Louise Zlnay, Josée Painchaud, Magalie Aza and Ghita Ikhouane joined hundreds of runners for the 23rd edition of the Défi Canderel, aimed at raising money for cancer research.
Canadian Lawyer has published its Top 10 litigation boutiques in Canada and IMK is one of them. Read the full story here.
IMK is delighted to welcome David Grossman to its team. A member of the Quebec Bar since 2007 and the Law Society of Upper Canada since 2006, David will put his great talents to the service of IMK's clients. David's arrival testifies once again to IMK's capacity to attract rising stars in civil and commercial litigation in Montreal.
Once again this year IMK has been selected among the best according to Chambers Global. Read the article here.
Karim Renno will pursue his legal career at IMK starting September 19, 2011. A member of the Quebec Bar since 2002, Karim has an enviable reputation within the Montreal legal community.
Jean-Michel Boudreau joins IMK after having practiced as an associate in the commercial litigation group of Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York City.
Keith Serry joins IMK as articling student. Keith has completed his law degree at the McGill University Faculty of Law and successfully completed the Quebec Bar School in May 2011.
Klara Polom, who has completed her third year in law at the Université de Montréal, joins IMK as a summer student.
Catherine McKenzie, Mathieu Bouchard, Julien Lussier and Louise Zlnay joined hundreds of runners for the 22nd edition of the Défi Canderel, aimed at raising money for cancer research.