December 11, 2013
The Law Society of B.C. has approved a task force report that says the legal regulator should merge with the Society for Notaries Public of B.C. and expand the use of credentialed paralegals to allow access to legal services to be more affordable for the public.
“The changes are going to help access to justice tremendously,” said Art Vertlieb, president of the law society.
Since the mid-70s, paralegals have been providing legal aid...
December 04, 2013
Burnaby, BC, December 3, 2013 – Hub International Limited, a leading global insurance brokerage, is pleased to announce that Tina Osen, Chief Executive Officer, Hub International Insurance Brokers, Greater Vancouver operations, has been named to the list of the Women's Executive Network’s (WXN) 2013 Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Awards.
The awards will be presented Wednesday, December 4th at the Sheraton Centre Toronto during the Women’s...
October 08, 2013
One year from now, people with small claims and strata property or condominium disputes in BC will have access to North America's first online tribunal. Designed to provide an alternative to court, users will have access to a full array of online tools to help manage and resolve their disputes fairly and quickly.
Named the Civil Resolution Tribunal and slated to launch in the autumn of 2014, it's primary focus will be Online Dispute Resolution (...
June 28, 2013
Specialty legal expense insurer DAS Canada has just launched a unique contest that will provide five individuals legal representation to pursue their day in court. According to DAS Canada, the average cost of one hour of a lawyer's time can be $360, leaving justice unaffordable for a number of Canadians.
With small businesses and individuals running into unexpected legal situations every day, the "DAS Day in Court" promises to give five...
June 18, 2013
According to a survey of seven major insurers that provide Lawyers' Professional Liability Insurance, disgruntled clients are slapping attorneys with more malpractice suits, seeking multimillion dollar claims over conflicts of interest and other alleged missteps. Five of the seven insurers said more law firm malpractice claims were filed in 2012 than in 2011. Six of the seven said they were seeing more claims that were expected to total more...
May 24, 2013
New Location. Same Commitment.
As of June 1st, 2013, various specialty practices of HUB International Insurance Brokers will be together under one roof at our head office location in Burnaby. We are excited to be moving into a new LEED Gold Certified office building at Willingdon Park:
400-4350 Still Creek Drive, Burnaby, BC V5C 0G5
You can count on the same service and expertise delivered by the same dedicated staff. Please note that...