Innovatio Awards celebrate in-house counsel, both individuals and teams, who have found ways to show leadership by becoming more efficient, innovative and creative in meeting the needs of their organizations within the Canadian legal markets
When: September 20, 2018
Where: Arcadian Court, Toronto
Event Detail: 2018 Nominations are now closed
Presented by Lexpert, the prestigious Rising Stars Awards Gala honours winners from across Canada and welcomes law firm and in-house leaders and distinguished guests to celebrate and network with others who are at the top of the legal profession
When: November 8, 2018
Where: Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Toronto
Event Detail: 2018 Nominations open June 4th
The Canadian Dealmakers honour companies and individuals whose M&A transactions have significantly impacted their industry through innovation and growth; establishment of best practices; enhancement of customer needs and products; and creation of value
When: March 8, 2018
Event Detail: To learn more about the event click here
Presented by Lexpert, these awards recognize individuals and teams from law firms, academia, law societies and corporations that have made a significant contribution to the legal community
When: June 19, 2018
Event Detail: To purchase a table and explore sponsorship opportunities click here
The losing side in litigation must show more than a specific issue has not been previously adjudicated to be considered “novel” and avoid a costs award, an Ontario Superior Court judge explained in a recent class action ruling.
The Ontario Court of Appeal recently took the rare step of convening a five-member panel to overrule itself on whether an insurer could bring a claim on behalf of a bankrupt insured party.
A tribunal dismissed an appeal brought by the Law Society of Ontario, which claimed a hearing panel was wrong to find a lawyer who was found in contempt of court had not committed professional misconduct.
An Ontario judge has awarded carriage of a proposed class action against bread sellers for an alleged price-fixing scheme to a consortium led by Strosberg Sasso Sutts LLP.
An Ontario Superior Court judge has ruled that he has jurisdiction under what he described as “the law of groups” to review decisions by student unions at three post-secondary institutions that denied official status to two anti-abortion groups and a “men’s rights” organization.
Paralegal James Moak has brought a court application in the Ontario Superior Court to try to stop property managers who are not licensed to practise law from providing legal services at the Ontario Landlord and Tenant Board.
On March 22, the Supreme Court of Canada will hear the appeal on the Quebec government’s reference regarding the attempt to create a voluntary new pan-Canadian securities regulatory body.
In a decision delivered in October 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that banks that had been the victims of a fraudulent cheque scheme were required to repay the company whose employee drew up the false cheques.
An Ontario Court of Appeal justice has warned against “summary judgment at all costs” in her dissent of a ruling on the application of the doctrine of emergency in a personal injury case.
The Ontario Court of Appeal is letting a $1-million counterclaim against Aird & Berlis LLP proceed to trial.