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Canada's New Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL)
Starting July 1, 2014 Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (“CASL”) will prohibit the sending of commercial electronic messages (“CEM”) to any person who has not expressly consented to receiving such messages. The onus is on the party sending the message to demonstrate that it has secured the express consent of the recipient.
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With today’s global economy and changing workforce, employers in Canada face challenges in both attracting and importing workers at every level from senior executive, professional, specialized trades to entry level positions. Singleton Urquhart can assist in obtaining the necessary work permits for new and transferring employees at every level. We will work with employers and individuals to identify and execute the best immigration options, and guide you through the bureaucracy related to the processing of temporary and permanent work permits.
Darren practices in the area of commercial litigation with a focus on estate and trust litigation and insurance defence. He has represented clients in trials before British Columbia’s Provincial and Supreme Courts, at mediations and arbitrations and before administrative tribunals.
In addition to his diverse civil litigation work, Darren regularly advises clients on wills variation claims, disputes involving an executor or trustee and matters involving committeeship or other adult or minor capacity issues.
Darren obtained his Bachelor of Arts in English and Professional Writing in 2002 from the University of Victoria. He spent some years working as a journalist for the daily newspaper in Victoria and then the CBC. He completed his law degree at the University of British Columbia in 2009 and was called to the British Columbia Bar in 2010. He thereafter practiced with a large downtown law firm primarily in the area of estate and trust litigation and joined Singleton Urquhart in 2015.