Judge cuts in-house counsel fees in injury award, saying they should not be a ‘profit centre’

Raises 'serious concerns' over billing rates claimed by insurer
BY Zena Olijnyk 07 Jun 2023

Ontario Superior Court clarifies rule on calling over three experts in personal injury trial

Case law prohibits 'undue duplication' when calling multiple expert witnesses: court
BY Angelica Dino 07 Jun 2023

Injunction prevents employee from contacting and recruiting former law firm’s clients

Personal Injury firm had hired legal worker to recruit clients, who then later switched firms
BY Zena Olijnyk 05 Jun 2023

Loopstra Nixon and Macdonald Sager merger a union of complementary practices, say managing partners

Transaction also part of Loopstra Nixon’s ten-year growth spurt
BY Aidan Macnab 05 Jun 2023

Rising Star win a big plus, past winners say; 2023 nominations now open

Colena Der, Lauren Tomasich at Osler were two of last year's 81 winners
BY Zena Olijnyk 05 Jun 2023

Law Society of Ontario declares Jacqueline Horvat’s re-election as treasurer

She was the only person put forward at the close of nomination on May 26
BY Angelica Dino 05 Jun 2023

Information and Privacy Commissioner and Human Rights Commission call for ‘guardrails’ on AI use

They urged the Ontario government to develop binding rules to govern the public's use of AI
BY Angelica Dino 05 Jun 2023

Judge rejects wife’s claim husband was controlling, says opposite was true, dismisses abuse charges

Evidence in sexual case showed wife controlled husband and he 'acquiesced passively'
BY Zena Olijnyk 31 May 2023


Law firm ordered to pay $739,649 to client’s creditor for abuse of process and fraudulent preference

Case among the few recent applications of s. 3 of Assignments and Preferences Act, says lawyer

Ontario Court of Appeal rejects assault victim’s appeal in a lawsuit against TD Canada Trust

He was attacked one evening when he was using an ATM in TD’s Warden Avenue branch

Lawyer’s licence permanently revoked after tribunal makes 17 findings of professional misconduct

Tribunal found eight failures to serve clients, lawyer faced three misconduct hearings since 2016

Condo owner exempted from special assessment as status certificate failed to properly flag repairs

Judge rules that 'fulsome disclosure' is needed of any potential for additional assessments or costs

Ont. CA affirms mother’s sole decision-making authority after father’s ‘repeated non-compliance’

The father has not paid child support since the court proceedings started

Ontario Superior Court clarifies rule on presumption of accuracy in impaired driving case

Driver involved in a hit-and-run had been drinking at a friend's house when he felt intoxicated