The firm was founded in 1981 with Stewart Thomson being one of the original partners. A subsequent merger in 1982 with Charles Haskett QC and Mitchell Wolfe helped the firm establish history dating back to 1938 when Mr. Haskett started practicing. Mr. Haskett retired in 1990. Tom Delorey joined the firm in 1984 as an associate and became a partner in 1987. Richard Mahoney joined the firm in 1992 as a partner and brought along with him, Andrew Robinson as an associate. Robert Haas joined us as an associate lawyer in 1993 and Andrew and Robert became partners in 2016.
Stewart, Andrew and Robert, formed the current partnership on January 1st, 2016 as Richard Mahoney retired as a partner on December 31st, 2015 and Tom Delorey became a part time associate lawyer. Tom then retired on December 31st, 2016.
Taiwo Emovon became an Associate Lawyer (called to the Bar in 2007).
Meghan Lemon became an Associate Lawyer (called to the Bar in 2011).
Sean Brennan became an Associate Lawyer (called to the Bar in 2013).
Georgia Kortas became an Associate Lawyer (called to the Bar in 2014).
History of Acquired Practices
As a result of our long standing goodwill and reputation that was built up over many years, a number of distinguished and successful London lawyers entrusted us to take over their practices for various reasons. We continue to benefit from ongoing relationships. Below is a list of the practices acquired and that we are still assisting on:
Mr. Dalton left to become the Land Registrar for Middlesex County.
Mr. Whaley became chief legal counsel for Canada Trust.
Mr. Wolfe became general counsel for Visa Canada.
Mr. Ison passed away in 1990.
Mr. Haskett retired from the practice of law.
Mr. Trott has moved to the United States.
Mr. Gillespie retired from the practice of law.
Mr. Leahy retired from the practice of law.
Mr. Morris practiced in Glencoe and retired from the practice of law.
Mr. Hagarty joined the firm as an associate lawyer and retired in 2014.
Mr. Leavens retired from the practice of law.
Mr. Johnson retired from the practice of law.
Mr. Mahoney retired from the practice of law.
Ms. Slade retired from the practice of law.