Working from home not so popular with Law Times readers

Firms not encouraging the move
BY Anita Balakrishnan 23 Aug 2019

Recent cases highlight issues with arbitration in Ontario

Important for lawyers, judges to consider other jurisdictions, says professor
BY Anita Balakrishnan 23 Aug 2019

AG appoints Marie Hubbard as interim associate chairwoman of LPAT

Official had chaired the tribunal’s predecessor
BY Gabriel Olano 23 Aug 2019

Juristes Power Law welcomes new lawyer

Firm’s newest member will practice remotely from New York as he completes his doctoral research
BY Gabriel Olano 23 Aug 2019

International group of firms help secure new home for Peppa Pig

Law firms operating in the Cayman Islands must now register… Clyde & Co to transfer private client team to Scottish firm…
BY Steve Randall 23 Aug 2019

Appeal shows power of physical exhibits in IP, says lawyer

Appellants brought disputed health devices to the courtroom
BY Anita Balakrishnan 22 Aug 2019

'Anne of Green Gables' dispute looks at new discovery rules

Focuses on elements of new Netflix series
BY Anita Balakrishnan 22 Aug 2019

Rosel Kim joins Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund

Founder of Asian Canadian Women’s Alliance to support group’s work on litigation, law reform, and public legal education
BY Gabriel Olano 22 Aug 2019

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Police were not expected to prove crime before they were entitled to investigate it

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POLL

A survey of 150 full-time Canadian lawyers conducted by legal staffing and consulting firm Robert Half Legal found 74 per cent of lawyers said that more colleagues have worked remotely in the past year. Does your firm encourage lawyers to work remotely?