June 29, 2023

Lenczner Slaght Litigators to Serve on The Advocates’ Society’s Leadership

We are pleased to announce that Christopher Yung, Paul-Erik Veel, Andrew Parley, Anne Posno, Lidiya Yermakova, and Brendan Morrison will be serving prominent executive and committee positions at The Advocates’ Society, a preeminent organization dedicated to promoting effective advocacy and access to justice.

As experts in their respective fields, the following lawyers will serve on The Advocates’ Society’s Practice Groups:

Christopher Yung was selected for the position of Member-at-Large on the Securities Litigation Practice Group. Chris will be one of the three Members-at-Large responsible for working with the Leadership Committee to carry out the responsibilities and initiatives of the Group.

Paul-Erik Veel joins the Leadership Committee of the Class Actions Practice Group as Secretary. Paul-Erik was previously a Member-at-Large. In his new role, he will be responsible for developing educational content, promoting programs, and supporting initiatives with respect to issues that affect members of the Group.

Andrew Parley continues his work on the Leadership Committee of the Construction Law Practice Group, advancing into the role of Vice-Chair this term. Together with the Chair, the Vice-Chair is responsible for planning and coordinating the activities of the Group, such as educational programming and networking events in support of its members.

Anne Posno has been appointed Chair of the Estates Litigation Practice Group. As part of the Leadership Committee, Anne will be responsible for planning and coordinating the activities of the Practice Group and reporting to the TAS Board, via the Practice Groups Standing Committee, on the activities of the Practice Group.

We are also proud to see our expert litigators, Lidiya Yermakova and Brendan Morrison, volunteer their time on the following Committees:

Lidiya Yermakova was selected to volunteer for The Advocates’ Society’s Steering Committee on the Capital Markets Tribunal Litigation Assistance Program & Duty Counsel Program. As part of the program, Lidiya will provide assistance to self-represented parties who are involved in an enforcement proceeding or an application for review before the Capital Markets Tribunal.

Brendan Morrison continues to volunteer his time on the Mid-Career Advocates' Standing Committee (previously the 10+ Standing Committee). Brendan is a strong voice for mid-career advocates and will help the committee ensure that there are opportunities for networking and engagement for their members. He will also help promote access to justice initiatives, pro bono initiatives, leadership, and career and business development programs.

Congratulations to our expert litigators!

About The Advocates’ Society

The Advocates’ Society is a trusted resource for thousands of advocates aspiring to be the best in their fields. The organization is committed to promoting effective advocacy and access to justice across Canada by providing all members with opportunities for networking, mentoring, and collegiality, as well as performance-based skills training and signature advocacy-education programs. The Advocates’ Society is also dedicated to giving back to the community and promoting diversity & inclusion.