Muslim lawyer Walied Soliman wins $500,000 damages in libel lawsuit for terrorism accusations

Decision is a strong affirmation of the courts' intolerance for abuse of free speech, say lawyers
BY Annabel Oromoni 25 Oct 2021

Accepting contractual terms after choosing not to read its conditions is legally binding: Ont CA

Appeal court overturns trial judge, says clicking box online yearly for 16 years is adequate
BY Annabel Oromoni 25 Oct 2021

Women accused of racist Snapchat video, mocking George Floyd, win defamation suit

Defendant ordered to remove defamatory posts and refrain from publishing defamatory statements
BY Katrina Eñano 22 Oct 2021

Financial disclosure still required in summary judgment motions: court

'Established fraud' not required for time extension to file for equalization
BY Jason Tan 22 Oct 2021

Owner or contractor? Court rules on litigant's status under Construction Act

Defendants argued plaintiff was an owner and not entitled to a lien on the property
BY Katrina Eñano 22 Oct 2021

Court finds that successive warrant applications on the same information not an abuse of process

It did not constitute 'impermissible judge-shopping' that would invalidate the warrant
BY Jason Tan 21 Oct 2021

Court says that Ontario courts have jurisdiction even if 'directing mind' resides abroad

Videoconferencing is a fair way to get witnesses' testimonies residing abroad
BY Jason Tan 21 Oct 2021

Lenczner Slaght expands ReferToHer to include more female lawyers with aim to improve diversity

Expansion to at least eight years experience aims to address barriers to becoming partner
BY Annabel Oromoni 20 Oct 2021


Ontario's new online gaming application has several complex considerations: Stikeman Elliott

iGaming application considerations include disclosure obligations, fees and commercial agreement: M&A lawyer

Ontario reinvests $1.5 million seized from criminals in 18 community projects to combat crime

Personal property used by criminals may be forfeited sans court order in certain conditions

Court refuses to exclude evidence gathered in execution of search warrant covering applicant's home

Issue is whether search warrant and applicant's arrest should have been authorized

No right to appeal an order declining request to fund an appeal: court

Where no right of appeal is given, none exists

Adamant refusal to apologize for sexual harassment justified termination from employment: court

This refusal resulted in the irreparable breakdown of the employment relationship

Quitclaim that failed to list which assets were included deemed unenforceable: court

Quitclaim was also ambiguous as to when it would take effect