Apr 26, 2018

Loretta Merritt honoured with the OTLA John A. McLeish Award

The John A. McLeish Award honours a person who has made an outstanding contribution to the goals of a fair trial and access to justice, as an advocate, in legal scholarship, continuing legal education, legal writing, journalism, politics or government.

Apr 18, 2018

What child and spousal support payors (and recipients) need to know at tax time — Laurie Pawlitza provides an overview in the National Post

In the world of family law, April is just one more month where separated spouses feel the financial pain of separation.

Apr 17, 2018

Lisa Lifshitz considers the polarizing issues surrounding the 'Cloud Act' in Canadian Lawyer

Perhaps the one thing that everyone can agree upon is that the Cloud Act is one of the more controversial pieces of legislation passed in the U.S. to date and uncertainties about it continue.

Apr 17, 2018

Sidney Troister to Chair the 15th Annual Real Estate Law Summit, April 18-19th in Toronto

Now in its 15th year, this annual CLE programme offered by the Law Society of Ontario will keep you current on the most pressing issues relating to Ontario Municipal Board Legislative change and condominium law reform.

Apr 16, 2018

Sumeet Dhanju-Dhillon at the Young Professional Women's Symposium on Leadership, May 3rd in Toronto

You are invited to attend the Young Professional Women's (YPW) Symposium on Leadership, featuring special guests the Honourable Harinder Malhi, Ontario Minister of the Status of Women, and His Worship, John Tory, Mayor of Toronto.

Apr 12, 2018

Lindsay Kantor to speak at the Ontario Bar Association's Professional Development Program on Advanced Issues in Professional Regulation, May 14th 2018

Get up to speed on recent developments and current issues in the law of professional regulation, as you gather best practices and valuable expertise from our exceptional faculty.

Apr 12, 2018

Congratulations to our lawyers recognized in The 2018 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory

Congratulations to our lawyers recognized in the 2018 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory

Apr 12, 2018

Irv Kleiner to participate in training interest arbitrators, April 13 - 14, 2018

On April 13 and 14, 2018, Irv Kleiner will participate in an Interest Arbitration Skills Enhancement Program.

Apr 05, 2018

Irv Kleiner and Gillian Howe to speak at the Together We Care Conference on April 11th

Irv Kleiner and Gillian Howe will be speaking at the Together We Care Conference on “The Emergence of Marijuana in Ontario Workplaces". For more information on the conference, please click here.

Apr 04, 2018

Lisa Corrente to speak at the Together We Care Conference on April 11th

Lisa Corrente will be moderating a panel at the Together We Care Conference on “Promoting Appropriate and Safe Relationships within a Long-Term Care Home: How to Effectively Respond to Sexual Intimacy between Residents” For more info...

Apr 04, 2018

A boxer's legal dispute sheds light on questions of capacity — Laurie Pawlitza discusses the importance of this recent case in the National Post

Justice Frances Kiteley recently dealt with the question of mental capacity to reconcile in the 2018 decision of Chuvalo v. Chuvalo, a sad case between George Chuvalo and his family.

Apr 03, 2018

Myron Mallia-Dare to speak at Queen's Blockchain Innovation Community panel series on April 7th

With panellists from a diverse range of professional and academic backgrounds, Kingston Blockchainers and Queen's Blockchain Innovation Community is excited to foster exciting conversations catered to a multi-disciplinary audience.

Mar 26, 2018

Why appealing commercial arbitration awards is an uphill struggle — Marco Falco provides an overview in The Lawyer's Daily

The case law confirms that appellants who seek to appeal an arbitral decision face an uphill battle.

Mar 22, 2018

Hand over the ballet slippers — Laurie Pawlitza discusses the issues with ‘Frequent flyer’ parents who tie up family courts with trivial complaints in her latest column in the National Post

But there's a developing niche profession of people who will resolve these disputes — at a cost, of course.

Mar 20, 2018

Torkin Manes hosts the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Arts and Science’s In the Field

In The Field connects a group of students or recent graduates with professionals working in a variety of occupations within one organization.

Mar 13, 2018

Seth Zuk to speak at the ICSC Canadian Shopping Centre Law Conference, May 1st in Toronto

Join Seth Zuk at the 2018 International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Canadian Shopping Centre Law Conference.

Mar 12, 2018

Dealing with legacy software — Lisa Lifshitz discusses the risks that organizations take when using outdated technology in her latest column in Canadian Lawyer

What will it take to make organizations wake up and deal with these risks? The following is a non-exhaustive list of considerations regarding legacy software that may help organizations better understand the issues and ultimately lead to better mitigation strategies.

Mar 08, 2018

Lorne Wolfson discusses achieving third party settlements when criminal charges are involved in The Lawyer's Daily

Many family law cases have parallel criminal proceedings.

Mar 08, 2018

Alienating a former spouse may come with a cost in family court — Laurie Pawlitza discusses if a parent is obliged to pay child support when a child refuses to have a relationship in the National Post

Is a parent obliged to pay child support when a child refuses to have a relationship? Sometimes no.

Feb 22, 2018

Damages for spousal abuse are on the rise after several years of neglect in family court — Laurie Pawlitza discusses the change in her latest column in the National Post

It’s becoming more common for people to make claims for monetary damages as compensation for the harm suffered arising from assaults