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© 2015 Pascal Elie
Monday, 02 March 2015 08:00 Written by Glenn Kauth
As we continue our coverage of the Law Society of Upper Canada bencher election, some seasoned benchers talk about what they've done to win. Read more on our bencher election web site at lawtimesnews.com/2015bencherelection.
Adding fuel to an already-raging debate on alternative business structures, the Law Society of Upper Canada has released a report laying out the wide-ranging perspectives it has received from the profession so far on whether to let non-lawyers own law firms.
Monday, 02 March 2015 08:00 Written by Yamri Taddese
A mediator-arbitrator removed from a case for apprehension of bias says he was simply giving the parties what people sign up for when they choose that particular method of alternative dispute resolution.
Monday, 02 March 2015 08:00 Written by Julius Melnitzer
A report prepared by legal futurist Richard Susskind for Britain’s Civil Justice Council suggests online dispute resolution is emerging as the latest threat to lawyer participation in the provision of legal services.
Monday, 02 March 2015 08:00 Written by Alan Shanoff
It’s difficult to imagine a more egregious case of corporate arrogance than Bell Mobility’s move to charge subscribers a monthly fee for a non-existent service and attempting to justify it in class action litigation. That’s the story of the ongoing litigation commenced in 2007 by two Yellowknife residents who objected to a charge of 75 cents a month for a 911 service that didn’t exist.
Monday, 02 March 2015 08:00 Written by Stephen Mabey
The Ontario Trial Lawyers Association’s submission in response to the Law Society of Upper Canada’s discussion paper on alternative business structures reads like a self-interested protectionist stance for the status quo for a cottage industry.
Monday, 02 March 2015 08:00 Written by Patrick Gervais
Canadian consumers are already benefiting from the Canada-South Korea free-trade agreement that came into force on Jan. 1.