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Before Laurentian declared bankruptcy, Timmins-James Bay NDP MP Charlie Angus said many people who had never considered that a public institution would use the CCAA to restructure at the expense of jobs and services. MPlegal is a technology law firm with offices in Athens, Brussels and London; Our areas of expertise cover all legal aspects of information technology, data protection, telecommunications, intellectual property and the Internet. In 2019, MPlegal opened its office in Brussels to monitor the evolution of EU law in the fields of data protection and intellectual property and to better establish its presence in research work in related fields. He has provided legal advice on obtaining charitable status for organisations such as the Fairtrade Foundation, Village Retail Stores Association, Charity Bank and Switchboard (formerly London Lesbian and Gay Switchboard) (1974). Phillips also represented Richard Harries, Bishop of Oxford, in a case against Church Commissioners for ethical investment of their property in Harries v. The Church Commissioners for England. In 2016, she founded MPlegal Services Ltd. in London to provide privacy and intellectual property services to her international clients. From 1976 to 2002, he appeared on BBC Radio 2`s Jimmy Young Show as «Legal Eagle» and gave legal advice to listeners of the show. In 1981 and 1982, Phillips presented 30 episodes of The London Programme, a current programme on London Weekend Television. [4] In 2012, it changed its name to «MPLEGAL – Markopoulou-Papakonstantinou and Associates Law Firm», and Vassiliki Tsoukala joined the team of partners. In addition to representing many technology companies, including investors, accelerators/incubators and other participants in the relevant ecosystem, we have established our strong presence in this field through academic and research activities as well as regulatory work at national and European level.

The in-depth experience of our team ensures that our firm`s clients receive a comprehensive, informed and multi-level level of service. MPlegal was founded in 2006 as the law firm PKpartners with partners Dimitra Markopoulou and Vagelis Papakonstantinou. Angus declined to confirm whether he was preparing to introduce a bill, but said: «We hope to have something to present to Parliament soon,» he said. Phillips was Chancellor of the University of Essex from April 2003 to July 2013. Phillips has at times been critical of the legal profession, including the introduction of the Limited Liability Companies Act 2000 and the Legal Services Act 2007. [19] This decision ultimately cost 195 people their jobs after Laurentian cut 76 programs. It has also impacted the career plans of about 932 students, according to Ontario Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk. In July 2006, Phillips announced that he would take a permanent leave of absence from the House of Lords (at that time he could not resign).

[13] [14] He introduced a bill allowing the resignation of his peers for life, but failed. [15] As a result, Phillips took a leave of absence from the House of Representatives, which meant he could not attend or vote, but could return a month earlier. In 2009, Phillips ended his leave and returned to the House to speak and vote again. The House of Lords Reform Act 2014 finally allowed him to resign, which he did on 7 May 2015. He added that it is rare for a bill introduced in the Senate to become law. Canada needs new legislation to save universities from the same fate as Laurentian University, says the Canadian Association of University Teachers. Phillips resigned as senior partner at Bates Wells Braithwaite when he entered the House of Lords in 1998. A 2012 article in The Times described him as «one of the most identifiable and respected English lawyers of his generation. [2] APRIL 8, 2021: We go virtual! This means that our clients can now call us to make an appointment and we can arrange our meetings via Zoom.

Indeed, we are now using more technology than ever to keep our customers safe. The Provincial Offences Act of the Ontario Court of Justice is important| Ontario Court – Summary conviction offences| Phillips said he was a supporter of Israel and offered to fight for Israel in the 1973 Arab-Israeli war. But visiting Israel, the West Bank and Gaza for the first time in 2001 and a few times thereafter changed his views. It believes that Israel`s control over Gaza violates international law and ordinary morality, and that international action regarding the situation in Gaza is in Israel`s interest. [20] Phillips called for economic and cultural sanctions against Israel. [21] The Jewish Chronicle published opinion pieces suggesting that Phillips` views are critical of both Jews and Israel. [22] [23] Phillips co-founded and first president of the Legal Action Group in 1971 and co-founded the Parlex Group of Trans-European Lawyers the same year. [1] He co-founded the Solicitors Pro Bono Group (LawWorks) in 1996 and continues to serve as its chairman. Phillips was a member of the first board of directors of the Community Fund and distributed funds for the National Lottery.[1] Phillips received funding from the Law Society in 1985 to create the Law in Education Project to create educational resources for schools. As a result of this project, the Citizenship Foundation was founded in 1989. Phillips remains president of the Citizenship Foundation (renamed Young Citizens in 2018).

[6] [7] From 1992 to 2002, Phillips served on the board of Scott Trust, owner of The Guardian. He has written a number of articles for The Guardian[5] and has written a monthly legal column for Good Housekeeping. In 1996, he was appointed OBE. This follows a report by the association, which came to the same conclusions as the Court of Auditors, namely that the CCAA should never have been used for a public university. «I think everyone was horrified by what happened at Laurentian. I hope that we will get support for this to pass, but it has to go through parliamentary channels. «I will work diligently on this file and, as I said, work with the Liberal Party, but even more with the government to get the senator`s bill through the House or the House of Commons,» Lapointe said. Sudbury Liberal MP Viviane Lapointe said she would support the bill once or when the Senate passes it. In a report on Laurentian, which Lysyk wrote on the 17th. She argued that the university could have avoided exempting the CCAA from its financial hardship by working on a plan with the province, its staff and faculty unions.

Andrew Wyndham Phillips (born March 15, 1939) is an American politician. Lapointe added that if New Democrats worked on similar legislation, she would support it. Discover the recent work of this Member during this parliamentary session. In February 2021, the University of Sudbury, Ontario, declared bankruptcy under the Companies` Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA). «It was slow, and I hope, of course, that they take this seriously and that we don`t see a repeat of this unnecessary situation that happened at Laurentian,» Robinson said. «But I think it`s certainly important to spark a conversation, and hopefully the government will throw its weight behind that,» he said. David Robinson, executive director of the Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT), is calling on the federal government to amend the CCAA so that it can no longer apply to publicly funded universities. Phillips was originally a member of the Labour Party and stood for Labour in Harwich at the 1970 general election. But he was expelled from the party in 1973 for publishing a letter in the Times denouncing the party`s policy of nationalizing the 100 largest companies and compensating trade unionists convicted of criminal offences,[8] and joined the Liberals in the early 1970s. He ran unsuccessfully as a Liberal candidate in Saffron Walden in a by-election and the 1979 general election. At the 1983 general election, he was defeated as a Liberal candidate in Gainsborough and Horncastle.

He was an unsuccessful candidate for Essex North East in the first European Parliament election in 1979. «Laurentian`s board of directors to go down this path has certainly broken the mold, and it has created an opportunity for others to move in this direction,» he said. Bill S-215 received first reading in the Senate on November 24, 2021, and received second reading on May 17, 2022. * Mail can be sent free of charge at postage to any Member. Phillips was made a life peer on 25 July 1998 as Baron Phillips of Sudbury, of Sudbury in Suffolk. [9] He was a Liberal Democrat in the House of Lords.