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In the News

Sidney H. Troister and Aaron English quoted in Toronto Storeys

Sidney H. Troister, LSM and Aaron English Toronto Storeys Sidney H. Troister and Aaron English quoted in Toronto Storeys' article titled, "Thinking of Adding a “COVID Clause” to Your Real Estate Deal? Don’t."
Jun 1, 2020
In the News

Sonu Dhanju-Dhillon quoted in Precedent Magazine

Sumeet (Sonu) Dhanju-Dhillon Sonu Dhanju-Dhillon was quoted in Precedent Magazine about her inclusion on the ReferToHer website.
May 29, 2020
Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Sidney H. Troister and Aaron English quoted in Move Smartly

Sidney H. Troister, LSM and Aaron English Sidney H. Troister and Aaron English were quoted in Move Smartly, a blog written by Toronto real estate lawyer, Bob Aaron.
May 28, 2020
In the News

Loretta Merritt wins landmark Court of Appeal case setting aside an 18 year old settlement

Loretta P. Merritt Loretta Merritt wins landmark Court of Appeal case setting aside an 18 year old settlement.
May 21, 2020

Events

Peter Straszynski to speak on U of T faculty of dentistry lecture series "Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery After Training: The Challenges"

Peter C. Straszynski On June 4, 2020, Peter Straszynski, of our Employment & Labour Group, will be giving a talk to U of T faculty of dentistry oral and maxillofacial surg...
Date of Event: Jun 4, 2020

Matt Maurer to speak at the Ontario Bar Association's Cannabis Law Primer

Matt Maurer Matt Maurer to speak at the Ontario Bar Association's Cannabis Law Primer on June 10, 2020.
Date of Event: Jun 10, 2020

Laurie H. Pawlitza to speak at Ontario Bar Association Webinar

Laurie H. Pawlitza Laurie H. Pawlitza to speak at Ontario Bar Association webinar "Litigation Issues Arising from the Global Crisis" on June 5, 202
Date of Event: Jun 5, 2020

Lisa R. Lifshitz to moderate CAN-TECH Webinar "How to Gain Access to New Technology"

Lisa R. Lifshitz Lisa R. Lifshitz to moderate CAN-TECH Webinar "How to Gain Access to New Technology: Key Legal Strategies and Considerations"​ on June 2, 2020.
Date of Event: Jun 2, 2020

Publications & Presentations

Article

No surge in domestic violence cases during COVID-19 lockdown — but it’s happening

Laurie H. Pawlitza Special to the National Post The Ontario trial courts (the Superior Court of Justice and the Ontario Court of Justice) in March 2020 closed their doors to all but the most urgent ...
Jun 2, 2020
Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Temporary Pandemic Pay Order Issued Pursuant to Ontario Regulation 241/20

Irv Kleiner and Shreya Patel On April 25, 2020, the Government of Ontario announced that it would be providing frontline employees with temporary pandemic pay in recognition of th...
Jun 2, 2020
Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Temporary Relief for Employers – New Employment Standards Regulation

Daniel Pugen On May 29, 2020, the Ontario government introduced Ontario Regulation 228/20 (the “Regulation”) that amends the Ontario Employment St...
Jun 1, 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