BLG appoints chairperson of its partnership board

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) announced that Shelley-Mae Mitchell has been appointed as chairperson of the firm’s partnership board, effective Sept. 1. Based in Vancouver, Mitchell’s practice focuses on all aspects of labour and employment law, including employment disputes, preventive advice, collective bargaining, grievance and labour arbitrations, strikes and unfair labour complaints.

“Shelley-Mae is the second woman in five years to be appointed as Chair of the Partnership Board,” said John Murphy, national managing partner and chief executive officer at the firm.