SHAW CENTRE, OTTAWA — In a Special Convocation of the Law Society of Ontario, Treasurer Teresa Donnelly conferred upon David Heppenstall the degree of Barrister-at-Law, and called him to the Bar of Ontario. In a subsequent joint session of the Court of Appeal and the Superior Court of Justice, David swore the oath required to practise law and the oath of allegiance. Thus, as of this date, David is authorized to practise law as a barrister and solicitor in the Province of Ontario.
Osgoode Hall Law Journal
OSGOODE HALL LAW SCHOOL — In the latest issue of the Osgoode Hall Law Journal, David Heppenstall reviews Frontline Justice: The Evolution and Reform of Summary Trials in the Canadian Armed Forces by Pascal Lévesque
David standing on the grounds of Old Osgoode Hall
OSGOODE HALL LAW SCHOOL — In addition to earning his Juris Doctor degree, David Heppenstall graduates with a final year average of A, six extra credits, and with multiple graduation awards. David is honoured to have been selected to receive the following prizes for course and subject areas, and for excellence beyond academic achievement
Osgoode Fanaki Team 2021
COMPETITION BUREAU CANADA – David Heppenstall, Lauren Chan, Jennifer Bilas, and Jin Lee win overall Best Faculty on behalf of Osgoode Hall Law School at the 2021 Adam F. Fanaki Moot. In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Moot was conducted under unusual circumstances. The Osgoode team rose to meet the challenge
David Heppenstall
OSGOODE HALL LAW SCHOOL – From his beginnings as an associate editor with the Journal, David has been passionate about upholding the highest standards in legal scholarship. Now, he transitions from Senior Editor to Director of Production: responsible […]
The Wilson Moot
BLAKES LLP – On February 22nd, 2020, Supreme Court Justice Malcolm Rowe presented his alma mater, Osgoode Hall Law School, with the third-place award at the 2020 Wilson Equity Cup. David Heppenstall is thrilled to receive this honour […]
OHLJ 60th
BORDEN LADNER GERVAIS LLP – On April 30th, 2019, current and former senior editors came together to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Osgoode Hall Law Journal, one of Canada’s premier peer-reviewed law journals, with an international reputation for […]
Karin and David
CASSELS BROCK & BLACKWELL LLP – David Heppenstall was thrilled to be selected to be part of Osgoode’s team for the 2019 Cassels Brock Cup: the mooting contest held annually between Osgoode Hall Law School and University of […]
THE EGLINTON GRAND – At the Osgoode Hall 1L Formal and Dinner, each of the four first year sections chose their pick of “Section MVP,” by popular vote. David Heppenstall was thrilled and moved to be selected by […]
Top Oralists
OSGOODE HALL LAW SCHOOL – The Frozen Open Osgoode Moot (FOOM) was held on February 1st, 2019. It provided an opportunity for all students at Osgoode to participate in a moot in a friendly atmosphere and served as […]
Star Awards
BURLINGTON – Star Awards are the backbone of Dell EMC’s corporate employee recognition program. These awards are presented to employees who go above and beyond in the areas of customer satisfaction, dedication, passion, and initiative. David Heppenstall is […]
CAM Shaft
TORONTO – During the seventy-first season of the Tuesday Literary Club, the Executive decided to make an award at the Annual Dinner to the member deemed by the Critic to have made the most significant contribution to the […]
Bike Trek 2014
OTTAWA – I write this e-mail from my home in Ottawa – a full 633km on the final odometer from my home in Mississauga. Today was a 96.4km day, so a fairly long stretch. There was elation to […]
TORONTO – David Heppenstall, Captain of his floor hockey team, “HLF,” wrote the following message to his teammates shortly after winning the Spring 2014 league championship: Champions, It has been a long road. “HLF” has been a team […]
TORONTO – Global News aired a segment on Understanding Body Language following the 2011 Federal Leaders Debate. In this segment, David Heppenstall – in his capacity as President of the Toronto Debating Society – appeared alongside two other […]
KILIMANJARO REGION, TANZANIA – At 5127m elevation and at 3:03am local time on September 12th, 2010, David Heppenstall called off his summit attempt for Mount Kilimanjaro. Suffering from Altitude Sickness and Oxygen deprivation, but full with the knowledge […]