skip to main content
 
 
 

At Torkin Manes, we are dedicated to delivering our knowledge and expertise to our clients through various resources and insights. We welcome you to review and utilize the resources we proudly offer. These include our news, events, publications (including Legal Point, Legal Watch, Legal Source) and videos.

To stay up to date on the latest legal developments, we invite you to subscribe to receive electronic communications from Torkin Manes.

Subscribe

News

Firm News

Linda Godel received the AMS/John Hodgson Award of Excellence in Charity and Not-for-Profit Law

Linda J. Godel The OBA’s Charity and Not-for-Profit Section is pleased to announce Linda Godel, Partner, Torkin Manes LLP as the recipient of its 2020 AMS/John Hodgs...
Jun 29, 2020
In the News

Marco Falco featured in U of T Faculty of Arts & Science as an alumnus helping mentor the next generation of 'out and proud' professionals

Marco P. Falco As one of the first openly gay men to be named partner at Torkin Manes LLP, Marco P. Falco knows the importance of diversity in the workforce.
Jun 29, 2020
Firm News

Robert Barbiero re-elected to the Ontario Bar Association Health Law Executive

Robert Barbiero Torkin Manes lawyer Robert Barbiero has been re-elected to the Ontario Bar Association (OBA) Health Law Executive for the 2020-2021 term. Robert will ...
Jun 26, 2020
Firm News

Torkin Manes welcomes Andrew Biderman to our Banking and Financial Services Group

Andrew Biderman Torkin Manes is pleased to welcome Andrew Biderman who has joined our firm as a partner in our Banking and Financial Services Group.
Jun 23, 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

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

Loretta Merritt to speak at Ontario Trial Lawyers Association Webinar

Loretta P. Merritt Loretta Merritt to speak at Ontario Trial Lawyers Association Webinar on Sexual Assault: Credibility and Memory Issues.
Date of Event: May 21, 2020

Publications & Presentations

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Brave New World: A Lawyer’s Suggestions for Dentists in the COVID-19 Era

Neil M. Abramson Oral Health In merely a few short months, life as we know it has changed dramatically. Since the beginning of the COVID‑19 pandemic, the way in which we do virtua...
Jun 29, 2020
Article

Why commercial realities matter in contractual rectification

Marco P. Falco The Lawyer’s Daily In 2016, the Supreme Court of Canada affirmed in Canada (AG) v. Fairmont Hotels 2016 sec 56, that contractual rectification is available to correct wr...
Jun 22, 2020
Torkin Manes LegalPoint

Court of Appeal Rules that “Cause” Existed to Invalidate Without Cause Termination Provision

Shreya Patel In a recent decision, the Ontario Court of Appeal held that a “termination for cause” provision that violates the Ontario Employment Standards Act, 20...
Jun 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