2018 Zenith Award Winners


Bradley A. Newby, Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy LLP

Mergers & Acquisitions Brad Newby practises corporate commercial, mergers & acquisitions, corporate finance & securities, and corporate governance law. He has become a trusted advisor to many of BC’s leading corporations, private-equity firms, family offices and entrepreneurs. Newby serves on the firm’s Strategic Committee and he is a key member of the Technology Committee. He is a founder of the firm’s Private Enterprise Advisory Services Group and plays a central role in the professional development of the firm’s students and junior lawyers. He also mentors law students at the Professional Legal Training Course. He is a former Director of the Vancouver Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth.

Rod Northey, Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP

Environmental Law Rod Northey is a member of Gowling WLG’s Environmental Law Group who focuses on regulatory approvals and strategies across the full range of approval regimes involving the environment. He leads legal teams for several major environmental assessments in the transportation, energy and mining sectors in Ontario and Nunavut. The Federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change appointed Northey to its expert panel to review Canada’s environmental assessment process. He authored the 2018 Guide to the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act and chairs the Board of Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation and the Greenbelt Fund.