You bring your manuscript.
I bring my experience, care, flexibility, and transparency.
"I have had the pleasure of Bob editing my work many times. He is thorough, thoughtful and quick. The process is smooth and I always feel that the final product is materially better after his assistance.” - Timothy Banks, CIPM, CIPP/C, Privacy and Cybersecurity, IT Contracting, Consumer Protection, Advertising and Marketing Lawyer
“I highly recommend Bob to everyone looking for an editor. For several years, he has been applying his excellent skills to refining my articles. As an author, I enjoy participating in a well-organized and transparent process that transforms a draft into a published piece. Bob is meticulous, knowledgeable about his craft, and highly conscientious about leaving no editing stone unturned. However, he is flexible, open to suggestions, and accommodating. Bob’s high level of professionalism is a guarantee that your piece will get its editing justice.” - Éloïse Gratton, Ad. E., Partner and National Co-Leader, Privacy and Data Protection, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
“I have had several opportunities to work with Bob. As an author, I appreciate his careful editing, attention to detail and insightful editorial suggestions. Bob does not hesitate to go the extra mile to ensure accuracy and completeness of information. In addition, his professional demeanor and thoughtful and kind approach make it an absolute pleasure to work with him.” - Roland Hung, Lawyer/Privacy/Cybersecurity/Data Management/ Regulatory/ Litigation/ Commercial and Technology Law
“Bob's work is consistently careful and thorough. Bob provides valuable insight that gives the articles a broader and more practical appeal, while ensuring compliance with all applicable guidelines and standards. Bob always takes the intended audience into consideration. Bob is also very good at managing tight deadlines, despite competing with the schedules of a group of busy lawyers and other authors. Bob's work is an invaluable part of a high quality publication and it is a pleasure to work with him.” - Eliot Kolers, Partner, Stikeman Elliott LLP
“Bob has always done a thorough job of ensuring that only the highest quality product goes out to readers and subscribers. He is diligent and produces his product on timely basis.” - Vern Krishna, CM, QC, FRSC, LSM, Of Counsel at TaxChambers LLP
“Of the several occasions I have worked with Bob […], I have been impressed by his professionalism, timeliness, and attention to detail in each. As an author operating under competing deadlines, his prompt responses and gracious flexibility are appreciated, as is his infallible ability to deliver an impeccable product for publication.” - Howard Krupat, Construction & Infrastrucure Litigation Partner, LA Piper (Canada) LLP
“Bob’s work is first rate, his attention to detail and client service are outstanding and I would highly recommend him for editorial work. He also has a good sense of humour, which counts for a lot.” - Grace Sweeney, Associate & Patent Agent Trainee at Magyar, Bogle & O’Hara LLP
- Outstanding Achievement for Documentary Award, Seneca College, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
- Bob Hesketh Journalism Award Recipient, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
- Publishing Program Certificate, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
- Journalism Broadcast Diploma with Honours, Seneca College, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
- B.A. (Hons.) Études françaises/French Studies, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
I specialize in editing, proofreading, and transcription. I've done work for Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada, Canadian Jewellers Association, LexisNexis, San Francisco State University, Thomson Reuters, and numerous private clients.
Multicultural History Society of Ontario
Auditing, transcribing, copy editing, and proofreading the MHSO's oral history interviews*
*Please see the attached reference letter in the Gallery section below.
Performed stylistic editing, copy editing, proofreading, and typesetting (formatting) of 17 monthly, bi-monthly, and quarterly legal newsletters covering such fields as health law, telehealth law, healthcare, tax law, insurance law, insolvency, privacy law, internet law, banking law, construction law, corporate governance, litigation and arbitration, and education
Adhered to standards established by the house style guides, The Chicago Manual of Style, Canadian Guide to Uniform Legal Citation, The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation.
Evaluated suitability of manuscripts for publication and acquired them.
Used LEGISinfo, Hansard, Quicklaw, CanLII, and federal and provincial legislature databases.
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