Ottawa Law taps Orlando Da Silva for mental health programme

Mental health advocate and former OBA president to work with university on a pro bono basis
BY Gabriel Olano 13 Nov 2019

2019 shook up everything from tribunals to the MAG

FOCUS ON NEWSMAKERS - Ontario’s legal year in review shows reforms for class action and real estate law are among top stories impacting lawyers now
BY Anita Balakrishnan 13 Nov 2019

Why litigation financiers are flocking to Canada

Woodsford enters market
BY Anita Balakrishnan 13 Nov 2019

Fasken to donate $125,000 to Pro Bono Ontario

Firm to donate $25,000 annually over the next five years
BY Gabriel Olano 13 Nov 2019

Legal clinics anxiously await outcome of funding reconsideration hearings

There was a $14.5 million cut to legal clinic budgets
BY Anita Balakrishnan 11 Nov 2019

Lawyers with the best client reviews reach out early and often

But Law Times readers say their firm doesn’t have a policy on timely responses to emails and voicemails
BY Anita Balakrishnan 11 Nov 2019

Osler taps Gillian Scott to lead launch of innovative products

Scott will lead the development, staffing, pricing, launch and sale of new legal service offerings
BY Gabriel Olano 11 Nov 2019

The top stories impacting lawyers now — Ontario’s 2019 legal year in review

FOCUS ON NEWSMAKERS - Legal aid cuts spark outcry - SOP shakes up LSO - articling crisis deepens - Women practitioners say enough’s enough
BY Anita Balakrishnan 11 Nov 2019

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Requirements of personal services business were not met

Tax - Income tax - Business and property income

Application judge not obliged to limit receiver’s liability to gross negligence or wilful misconduct

Bankruptcy and Insolvency - Practice and procedure in courts - Appeals

Embargo would have immediate negative consequences for BC’s treasury and residents

Environmental Law - Constitutional Issues - General Principles

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POLL

A recent poll found that 79 per cent of consumers expect responses from lawyers within 24 hours. Does your firm have a policy about responding to emails and voicemails within a certain time frame?