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Manitoba Judicial Appointments; Honorable Sheldon W. Lanchbery

by Hockey Manitoba  |  June 27, 2013 12:21 pm

Lanchbery_Sheldon.smallOTTAWA, ON – The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, announced earlier this month the following appointment:

The Honourable Sheldon W. Lanchbery, a sole practitioner in Deloraine, is appointed a judge of Her Majesty’s Court of Queen’s Bench of Manitoba, to replace Mr. Justice S.I. Perlmutter, who was appointed Associate Chief Justice on March 8, 2013.

Mr. Justice Lanchbery received a Bachelor of Arts in 1976 and a Bachelor of Laws in 1979, both from the University of Manitoba. He was admitted to the Bar of Manitoba in 1980.

Mr. Justice Lanchbery has been a sole practitioner since 1981. Prior to that, he was an associate with Clement Potter & Co. in Brandon. His main areas of practice were administrative law, wills and estates, corporate law, family law, and municipal law with a niche in oil and gas mining.

Mr. Justice Lanchbery has been the Chair and a legal member of the Office of the Commissioner for Review Tribunals for the Canada Pension Plan and Old Age Security since 2006. He is active in community life, serving on many community boards. Sheldon served as President of Hockey Manitoba 1994 – 1996 and was Chair of the Board for Hockey Canada from 2001 – 2003.

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