Recent News

Recent News

Justin Kates recognized as 2019 Lexpert Canada Rising Star – Leading Lawyer Under 40

November 8, 2019

We are incredibly proud to announce that partner Justin Kates has been recognized by Lexpert® as a 2019 Rising Star – Leading Lawyer Under 40.

Lexpert® Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40 Awards celebrate the achievements of Canada’s young leading lawyers. Lawyers in academia, government, law firms, in-house counsel, not-for-profits, and other legal settings, are nominated each year. Winners of these highly competitive awards are selected by a distinguished advisory board with emphasis on the contributions that nominees make at their place of work as well as to the profession and surrounding community.

Justin practices primarily in the areas of securities, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate and commercial law. He was recognized specifically for groundbreaking work helping clients in emerging industries, including a cryptocurrency mining company file a prospectus in Canada and become listed on the TSX Venture Exchange and leading several financings and M&A transactions in consumables.

Congratulations to Justin and to all of this year’s Rising Star award recipients!

To read more, please visit Lexpert® or get in touch.

Justin Kates 2019 Lexpert Rising Star

Justin Kates 2019 Lexpert Rising Star

DuMoulin Black welcomes Daniel Cherniak

November 8, 2019

DuMoulin Black LLP welcomed Daniel Cherniak to the team in October 2019. Daniel’s practice includes corporate law, securities, and mergers and acquisitions. Prior to joining us, Daniel practiced in corporate and securities law group at an international firm. He was called to the bar in 2016. Welcome!

DuMoulin Black welcomes Katie Blundy

November 8, 2019

DuMoulin Black LLP welcomed Katie Blundy to the team in September 2019. Katie is a fantastic addition, practicing in the areas of corporate law, securities law, and mergers and acquisitions. Prior to joining us, Katie practiced in the corporate law and securities group at an international firm. Katie was called to the bar in 2016.

DuMoulin Black welcomes M. Joanna Cameron

October 15, 2018

DuMoulin Black LLP is very pleased to welcome Joanna Cameron to the team. Joanna brings over 20 years of experience in public and private securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions and other financing transactions. Joanna represents clients in all stages of development in the technology, retail, mining, forestry and shipping industries, and has been recognized by various publications for her work in private practice and as in-house counsel.

University of British Columbia Awards Prizes Sponsored by DuMoulin Black

July 26, 2018

Throughout the academic term, DuMoulin Black sponsors awards to university students in British Columbia to recognize their noteworthy academic performance. The latest honours were granted in July 2018.

Ian Morrison and Kurtis Harms, both third year law students at the University of British Columbia were awarded the DuMoulin Black LLP Prize in Corporate Transactions, which is given to students with the highest grades in the Corporate Transactions course.

Courtney Campbell, another third year University of British Columbia law student received the DuMoulin Black LLP Prize in Business Law. This is awarded to the student that achieved the highest overall standing in the Faculty of Law’s Business Law Concentration program.

DuMoulin Black is pleased to congratulate Ian, Kurtis and Courtney and wish them the best in their future endeavors and continued studies.

DB Sponsors TMX Golf Tournament

July 24, 2018

DuMoulin Black LLP is a proud sponsor of the 7th Annual TMX Charity Golf Classic, supporting important causes in our community.

This year, all proceeds will go towards two charities- Room to Read and The Cerebral Palsy Association of BC (CPABC). Room to Read is a global nonprofit group seeking to transform the lives of millions of children in developing countries by focusing on literacy and gender equality in education. CPABC is an organization dedicated to creating “Life Without Limits” for people with disabilities, and recognized leader in providing information and support for those living in Cerebral Palsy in the province.

DuMoulin Black welcomes Karan Sodhi

July 12, 2018

DuMoulin Black is pleased to welcome Karan Sodhi as an associate.  Karan’s practice consists of a range of corporate matters, with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, securities and corporate finance.

University of British Columbia Award in Geological Sciences Sponsored by DuMoulin Black

July 6, 2018

DuMoulin Black is pleased to announce that Jerry Lei and Rose Gallo are this year’s recipients of the DuMoulin Black Award in Geological Sciences. This award provides support for their honours thesis research as a part of the Honours Geology program. DuMoulin Black established the award in 2007 and is proud to support the UBC Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences.

DuMoulin Black welcomes Danielle Bensler

June 21, 2018

DuMoulin Black LLP is pleased to welcome Danielle Bensler. Danielle’s experience includes working in-house at both an international mutual marine insurance company overseas and at an international shipping company in Vancouver. Prior to joining DuMoulin Black, she practiced corporate and commercial law at a global law firm in Vancouver, and was called to the bar in 2016.

DuMoulin Black welcomes David Gunasekera

June 1, 2018

DuMoulin Black LLP is very pleased to welcome David Gunasekera to the team. He brings over 15 years of experience in corporate finance, securities law and mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Gunasekera is a member of the TSX Venture Exchange’s local advisory committee and a “Lawyer to watch” according to Lexpert. David has been recognized in Best Lawyers® for his work in Securities Law since 2013, and was called to the bar in 2001.