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Jocelyn Bellerud Appointed to Interlaw Board of Directors

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Jocelyn M. Bellerud, a shareholder at Interlaw’s partner firm in British Columbia, Canada, Owen Bird Law Corporation, has been appointed to the Interlaw board of directors. 

The move comes after Jocelyn, who practices in the areas of corporate and commercial law, succession planning for family businesses, mergers and acquisitions, charitable giving and trust and estate planning, took on the role of global chair of Interlaw’s NextGeneration Lawyers Group earlier this year. 

Jocelyn has been actively involved in Interlaw activities for a number of years, and also serves as co-chair of Interlaw's North American Mergers and Acquisitions team.  

Commenting on the news, Glenn Cunningham, chair of Interlaw, said:  

“Jocelyn is a well-known and respected practitioner who is highly active across our network, making her an ideal appointee to the board. She continues to do great work with our NextGeneration Lawyers group and North American M&A team and we’re very much looking forward to having her expertise and insights to assist us in driving forward our Interlaw 2.0 strategy.”  

Interlaw is led by a dynamic board of directors who are top ranking lawyers in their home jurisdictions. The board takes an active role in helping the organization to achieve its strategic vision and also ensures Interlaw partner firms deliver excellence to the organizations clients around the world.