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Spring 2019 Newsletter

3 May 2019

In this edition of our newsletter we describe our favourite things about spring, update you on a few recent interesting cases, and showcase our most popular blog post of all time:

“Barrister’s Robes, or How to Get Away With Wearing a Wizard Costume to Work”.

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Ellen was interviewed for an Advocis webcast on the topic of the risks of servicing Senior Clients.

5 April 2019

Here is a video clip of the highlights.

Habitat for Humanity

19 March 2019

Babin Bessner Spry is participating in a Habitat for Humanity build!  Please help us support Habitat’s important work by donating to our Team Page.



The BBS Team tried our hand as a bowling team!

24 January 2019

Some of us are better than others but we all looked great in the shoes.

Ellen Bessner launched her second book, Communication Risk!

7 November 2018

Learn more here!


Babin Bessner Spry welcomed two new associates, Michael Bookman and Brendan Monahan, to the team.

17 August 2018

Cynthia Spry taught at the 39th Intensive Trial Advocacy Workshop, Osgoode Professional Development

31 July 2018

Former Babin Barristers LLP associate Clifford Jackman continues his successful literary career, including a Giller Prize nomination and being shortlisted for the Governor General's Award for English-language fiction for his novel The Winter Family.

19 March 2018

Cliff Jackman on Wikipedia

Ellen Bessner spoke to Rob Carrick of The Globe and Mail about the theme of her next book (expected to be completed by end of 2018) - the importance of communication between advisors and client to avoid the risk of client complaints.

17 November 2017

Watch the video!

Babin Bessner Spry celebrated our eighth year of practice!

26 October 2017