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Adam N. Black

Tel: 416 643 8808 Fax: 1 888 312 0068

Adam is a partner at Torkin Manes. He practises in all aspects of family law including divorce, custody and access, property, support, and domestic contracts. Adam’s focus on efficient resolution guides his practice and advice to his clients. Concurrently, Adam advocates effectively to achieve a result that is aligned with his clients’ interests.

Adam regularly appears in courts throughout the Greater Toronto Area, including the Ontario Court of Justice, the Superior Court of Justice and the Court of Appeal for Ontario.

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Expertise

Education

  • LL.B., Queen’s University, 2006
  • B.Comm. (Honours), Ryerson University, 2002

Credentials

  • Called to the Ontario Bar, 2007

Publications & Presentations

Article

Consent can’t be ‘frozen in time’ even if embryos can be, appeals court finds

Special to the National Post Today’s modern family is a fascinating, complex and changing construct. As the way we form and grow a family evolves, the law must recognize and...
Jul 31, 2019
Article

If you win the lottery, your ex might hit the jackpot, too

Special to the National Post For many family law lawyers, a cocktail party can become a hotbed for questions rooted in “what if” and “I’m asking for a frie...
Jul 4, 2019
Article

Father finds out the hard way that bad faith can cost you big time in court

Special to the National Post In this case, bad faith resulted in a father not only losing custody of his daughter, but having to pay the mother $420,000.
Jun 4, 2019
Article

If you rack up debt after separation, don't expect your former spouse to pay for it

Special to the National Post Sharing the assets and liabilities a couple acquired during a marriage is a standard part of any separation. But in some jurisdictions in Canada, chan...
May 8, 2019

News & Media

Firm News

Torkin Manes lawyers featured in The Best Lawyers in Canada© 2020

The Best Lawyers in Canada We are pleased to announce that 25 of our partners have recently been recognized as leaders in their respective fields in the latest edition of T...
Aug 21, 2019
In the News

Adam Black speaks to the Law Times about the challenges self-represented litigants face

Law Times Self-represented litigants are typically able to expect some flexibility from the judicial process, but there are risks when they try to manage a case...
Jun 20, 2019
In the News

Adam Black speaks to the Law Times about a recent case that reiterates the importance of confidentiality

Law Times A recent case confirms the importance of confidentiality in settlements, including those achieved in mediation, whether or not the mediation contract ...
Jun 18, 2019
Firm News

Torkin Manes Family Law Group secures top ranking in the 2019 edition of Chambers & Partners High Net Worth

Chambers & Partners High Net Worth Torkin Manes is pleased to be ranked Band 1 by Chambers High Net Worth 2018 in the area of Family/Matrimonial Law in Canada.
Aug 22, 2018

Events

Open Border - Hidden Risks

Canada and the United States share one of the most unobstructed borders in the world. Many companies and families are active on both sides of the 49th...
Nov 17, 2016: 09:00 - 11:00