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News

Firm News

Torkin Manes welcomes Emer Kelly to our Banking and Financial Services Group

Emer Kelly Torkin Manes is pleased to welcome Emer Kelly who has joined our firm as an associate in our Banking and Financial Services Group. Emer has acted for ...
Feb 18, 2020
In the News

Cloud 3.0: Drafting and Negotiating Cloud Computing Agreements by Lisa R. Lifshitz Named Book of the Month

Lisa R. Lifshitz Ben Rothke named Cloud 3.0: Drafting and Negotiating Cloud Computing Agreements by Lisa R. Lifshitz book of the month on the RSA Conference blog.
Feb 6, 2020
Firm News

Torkin Manes welcomes Emily Dubis to our Litigation Group

Emily Dubis Torkin Manes is pleased to welcome Emily Dubis who has joined our firm as an associate in our Litigation Group.
Jan 24, 2020
Firm News

Torkin Manes welcomes Sahil Razdan to our Corporate Law Group

Sahil Razdan Torkin Manes is pleased to welcome Sahil Razdan who has joined our firm as an associate in our Corporate Law Group.
Jan 24, 2020

Events

Cannabis Retail: Everything You Need to Open a Store or Build a Retail Brand in a Post-Lottery World

On February 4, 2020 the Torkin Manes Cannabis Law Group, along with a select group of industry experts from the fields of cannabis banking, finance, i...
Date of Event: Feb 4, 2020

Lisa R. Lifshitz to speak at the LegalTech Summit in Toronto

Lisa R. Lifshitz Lisa R. Lifshitz will be participating in a panel discussion at the LegalTech Summit presented by Canadian Lawyer.
Date of Event: May 26, 2020

Lauren Crosby to speak at the Ontario Bar Association’s Institute 2020: Charity and Not-For-Profit Law Program

Lauren Crosby Lauren Crosby will be speaking at the Ontario Bar Association’s Institute 2020: Audits, Working with Indigenous Communities and Key Updates in Charity...
Date of Event: Feb 4, 2020

Lisa Corrente and David Golden to co-chair the 2020 Guide to Legal Risk Management in Long-Term Care Program

Lisa Corrente and David M. Golden Lisa Corrente and David Golden to co-chair the 2020 Guide to Legal Risk Management in Long-Term Care Program at York University's Osgoode Professional...
Date of Event: Jan 23, 2020

Publications & Presentations

Article

Account for RESPs in any separation agreement, or risk getting taught a lesson in court

Adam N. Black Special to the National Post Throughout Canada, a divorced parent’s child support obligation includes the sharing of a child’s special or extraordinary expenses. Those expenses, k...
Feb 19, 2020
Article

Location really is everything when it comes to dividing family property amid bankruptcy

Laurie H. Pawlitza Special to the National Post Resolving the way a separated couple’s property is dealt with can be complicated, but it gets even more complex if one of the spouses declares bankrup...
Feb 14, 2020
Article

IP Addresses No Longer Protected in Alberta

Lisa R. Lifshitz Canadian Lawyer In a surprising decision, the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta recently held in R. v. Bykovets that there is no reasonable expectation of privacy in ...
Feb 12, 2020
Torkin Manes LegalWatch

How Do Courts Analyze Tribunal Decisions? Supreme Court of Canada Ushers in a New Age of Judicial Review

Marco P. Falco When Courts are asked to scrutinize tribunal or administrative decisions, the first question is the standard of judicial review they should apply. Sh...
Feb 5, 2020

Videos

These relationship red flags are pretty accurate signs you're headed for a breakup

Laurie H. Pawlitza It’s rare that a relationship breakdown comes as a complete surprise. In fact, in hindsight, most spouses have a Spidey sense about their pending brea...
Jul 11, 2019

Laurie Pawlitza on the biggest mistakes couples make when they separate

Laurie H. Pawlitza Laurie Pawlitza of our Family Law Group breaks down the biggest mistakes people make when separating. Hint: there’s little be gained by being vindicti...
Jul 4, 2019

Laurie Pawlitza on the top five things you need to know about marriage contracts

Laurie H. Pawlitza As you might imagine, a marriage contract — an agreement that says what will happen in the event that you separate — is rarely seen as a romantic gest...
Jun 25, 2019
LegalPoint Videos

Marijuana and the Canadian Workplace - Peter Straszynski – Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video

Peter C. Straszynski Peter Straszynski explains the workplace challenges of accommodating the legal use of marijuana for medical purposes, and recommends a number of steps...
Sep 22, 2016