Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang to provide pro bono support to Canadian not-for-profit organizations
Vancouver, B.C. (September 11, 2012): Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP is pleased to announce its partnership with LIFT Philanthropy Partners. Through this partnership, Alexander Holburn will support LIFT’s not-for-profit partners by providing them with pro bono legal services. Together, they will help not-for-profit organizations be sustainable and more effective in delivering social impact to improve the health and productivity of Canadians and their communities.
“We are proud to partner with LIFT and support their client organizations through the provision of legal services. This partnership will be a fruitful one, benefiting, as it does, a variety of worthy causes nationwide. It also aligns well with Alexander Holburn’s corporate social responsibility. We look forward to a long and successful relationship with LIFT Philanthropy Partners,” says Robert Pakrul, partner, Alexander Holburn.
“Alexander Holburn is delighted to have the opportunity to support LIFT Philanthropy Partners. As an essential part of Vancouver’s commercial fabric, we recognize our obligation to be responsible corporate citizens. We identified LIFT as the perfect vehicle for us to achieve this: this partnership is one which will benefit a variety of worthy causes in a number of sectors nationwide. We look forward to working with LIFT over the coming years,” says Priscilla Wyrzykowski, business development manager, Alexander Holburn.
Alexander Holburn joins LIFT’s partner network of businesses and professionals helping not-for-profit organizations to build capacity and improve operations through the provision of professional services on a pro bono basis. Alexander Holburn will provide legal services relating to intellectual property, privacy and other areas as appropriate.
“Alexander Holburn brings a team of experienced legal professionals to the LIFT partner network. Having access to this experience will help us strengthen the capacity of the not-for-profit organizations we work with by providing them with access to top legal advice when required,” said Bruce Dewar, chief executive officer, LIFT Philanthropy Partners.
About Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
Alexander Holburn is a leading full-service Vancouver law firm. With 75+ lawyers operating in 22 practice areas, they are one of Western Canada’s largest law firms. Alexander Holburn’s expertise spans the full spectrum of commercial and dispute resolution matters, and their varied client base spans a variety of industries including aviation, banking and finance and retail and includes Fortune 500 and FT Global 500 companies. In addition, they represent various governments and municipalities, as well as individuals with business interests and legal needs in BC.
About LIFT Philanthropy Partners
LIFT Philanthropy Partners uses a venture philanthropy approach to support not-for-profit organizations to become sustainable and more effective at delivering measurable social impact that improves the health and productivity of Canadians and their communities. LIFT evolved from 2010 Legacies Now, as a legacy of the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, and has over a decade of experience advancing positive social impact.
For more information, contact:
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
Business Development Manager
LIFT Philanthropy Partners