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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

She paid the insurance premiums for 13 years, but his new spouse got the payout — until the court intervened

Special to the National Post Full $250,000 paid to first wife in ruling guided by principle of unjust enrichment.
Dec 11, 2018
Article

Modern Families: Understanding Polyamorous Relationships and their Judicial Recognition

STEP Journal, November 2018, Volume 26, Issue 9 As the traditional family model becomes a thing of the past, courts will need to keep pace with change
Nov 30, 2018
Presentation

Cross-Cultural Challenges and Opportunities in Family Dispute Resolution

FDRIO 2018 Conference: Panelist “Through the Lens of Change”    
Nov 22, 2018
Article

How your company can wind up on the hook for your support obligations

Special to the National Post The veil that protects the corporation can be pierced and the corporation may find itself liable for its shareholders' debts.
Nov 14, 2018

News & Media

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
Firm News

Torkin Manes lawyers featured in The Best Lawyers in Canada© 2019

The Best Lawyers in Canada We are pleased to announce that 22 of our partners have recently been recognized as leaders.
Aug 21, 2018
In the News

When a ‘final agreement’ in family law isn’t final at all — Adam Black discusses the issues that can arise in separation agreements in the National Post

Family law disputes are often lengthy and emotionally wrought, making the individuals involved eager to get them over with. Usually, that comes in the...
Jul 26, 2018
In the News

Adam Black and Jessica Brown author chapters in Support Rights & Obligations Under Ontario Family Law published by Thomson Reuters

Adam Black and Jessica Brown of our Family Law Group have each written a chapter in Robert Halpern’s recently released book Support Rights ...
Jul 26, 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