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Loretta Merritt speaks to the CBC on convicted sex offender Donald Sullivan

Loretta P. Merritt cbc Loretta Merritt speaks to the CBC on convicted sex offender Donald Sullivan.
Nov 27, 2020
Firm News

Lorne Wolfson has developed the National Family Law Arbitration Course

Lorne H. Wolfson National Family Law Arbitration Course Lorne Wolfson, together with Lawrence I.Z. Pinsky of Taylor McCaffrey LLP and John-Paul E. Boyd, QC of John-Paul Boyd Arbitration Chambers, have devel...
Nov 27, 2020
Firm News

Torkin Manes is proud to partner once again with JLF Toronto

Torkin Manes is proud to partner once again with JLF Toronto and is pleased to be a presenting sponsor this year for Crossover Narratives on Saturday,...
Nov 25, 2020
Firm News

Torkin Manes Partner Kobi Bessin Named a 2020 Lexpert Rising Star

Kobi Bessin Lexpert Rising Star: Leading Lawyers Under 40 Torkin Manes is pleased to announce that Kobi Bessin has been selected as a 2020 Lexpert Rising Star: Leading Lawyers Under 40.
Nov 16, 2020

Events

Adam Black presented at the 10th Annual Recent Developments in Advanced Issues in Child and Spousal Support Webinar

Adam N. Black Adam Black will be speaking at the 10th Annual Recent Developments in Advanced Issues in Child and Spousal Support webinar on December 10, 2020.
Date of Event: Nov 10, 2020

Cannabis Retail 2021: A Look Ahead

We are excited to announce that we have partnered with Business of Cannabis for our next event, Cannabis Retail 2021: A Look Ahead. The event is focus...
Date of Event: Dec 10, 2020

Christine Ashbourne and Adam Black to speak at FDRIO October Webinar

Christine Ashbourne and Adam N. Black Christine Ashbourne and Adam Black will be speaking at the Family Dispute Resolution Institute of Ontario's webinar on Wednesday, October 28th.
Date of Event: Oct 28, 2020

Sahil Razdan to speak at Cannabis + Technology

Sahil Razdan Sahil Razdan to speak at Cannabis + Technology on the legal responsibility for companies to protect data and privacy in a increasingly tech-centric ca...
Date of Event: Oct 22, 2020

Publications & Presentations

Article

Why family separations can get messy when the major asset is a corporation

Laurie H. Pawlitza Special to National Post It is trite to say that in law, a corporation has its own rights and liabilities, and that the assets of the shareholder are not the assets of the cor...
Nov 27, 2020
Torkin Manes LegalWatch

Is Partial Summary Judgment Dead?

Marco P. Falco Litigation is expensive. Canadian Courts have a number of weapons in their arsenal to address this concern. One of them, the summary judgment motion, ...
Nov 23, 2020
Torkin Manes LegalPoint

CSA Publishes Proposed Amendments on Offering Memorandum Disclosure Requirements for Real Estate Activities

James Leech On September 17, 2020, the Canadian Securities Administrators (“CSA”) published proposed amendments (“Proposed Amendments”) to National Instrument 45-...
Nov 20, 2020
Torkin Manes LegalPoint

Proposed Privacy Bill Introduces Fines and New Requirements for Private Organizations

Lisa R. Lifshitz and Cameron McMaster The Canadian Government’s long awaited overhaul of existing federal private sector privacy legislation finally arrived on November 17, 2020 with the f...
Nov 19, 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