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 19, 2017
Where: Arcadian Court, Toronto
Event Detail: 2017 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 16, 2017
Where: Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Toronto
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 22, 2017
Event Detail: To see this year's winners click here
A Cornwall, Ont. paralegal has brought a court application to try to stop property managers who are not licensed to practise law from providing legal services at the Ontario Landlord and Tenant Board.
A Law Society of Ontario tribunal has opened the door for a former lawyer to practise law again after he was disbarred for assisting in $2.8 million worth of fraudulent real estate transactions.
A real estate investment trust has launched a $10-million claim against Torys LLP for alleged negligence and breach of its fiduciary duty on a now-rescinded real estate transaction.
A homeowner who does not object to a neighbour regularly accessing a strip of his or her property should not normally lose any legal rights over that land, an Ontario Superior Court judge has ruled.
An Ontario judge has reaffirmed that a lawyer does not hold a duty of care to non-client parties who have their own lawyer in a commercial transaction.
With an increased number of floods being seen in recent years, due in large part to climate change, questions about who is responsible for flood mitigation is becoming a pressing topic for environmental lawyers.
With real estate at a premium in large cities, redeveloping old industrial and commercial properties is a growing trend, but this kind of brownfield reclamation also contains risks when it comes to liabilities.
Developing a sound co-ownership agreement is key when pooling resources to get into the often prohibitively expensive real estate market.
Small investors who rely on the real estate market for extra income risk running afoul of the law if they don’t pay close attention to new rules introduced earlier this year through Ontario’s Fair Housing Plan.
The provincial government warns that the practice of skirting taxes on the appreciation of property when the purchase and sale agreement is assigned to another buyer is on its radar.