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Several publications mention the Supreme Court of Canada’s affirming Fasken Martineau’s position with regards to retirement planning for equity partners in British Columbia

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“Supreme Court of Canada upholds retirement clause in partnership agreement” by Drew Hasselback, Financial Post, “Supreme Court rules against lawyer who wouldn’t retire at 65” by Jeff Gray, The Globe and Mail

Financial Post, The Globe and Mail, The Vancouver Sun, Times Colonist, The Province, Canadian Lawyer Magazine, The Gazette, Radio-Canada International, Droit-inc.com and Toronto Star

Supreme Court of Canada upholds retirement clause in partnership agreement”, Financial Post

Supreme Court rules against lawyer who wouldn’t retire at 65”, The Globe and Mail

Vancouver lawyer, 69, loses fight against mandatory retirement”, The Vancouver Sun

Vancouver lawyer, 69, loses fight against mandatory retirement”, Times Colonist

Supreme Court upholds B.C. law firm’s mandatory retirement rules”, The Province

Equity partners can be forced to retire, SCC rules”, Canadian Lawyer Magazine

Vancouver lawyer, 69, loses fight against mandatory retirement”, The Gazette

Supreme Court rules on mandatory retirement”, Radio-Canada International

Retraite des associés : Fasken l’emporte“, Droit-inc.com (available in French only)

“Lawyer loses claim over forced retirement”, Toronto Star

“We are satisfied with the decision, which reinforces our understanding of the law in British Columbia surrounding the terms of partnership agreements. This is an isolated issue that is unprecedented at Fasken Martineau,” said William Westeringh, the firm’s managing partner in Vancouver, in a statement on Thursday.

See Fasken Martineau’s statement regarding this decision.