Events

31st Mar: Servicing clients employment law needs in a COVID-19 landscape

31st Mar: Servicing clients employment law needs in a COVID-19 landscape

March 31, 2020 ·

In this first in a series of webinars, we focus on how law firms are tackling some of the employment and OHS issues their clients are facing as they navigate and adapt to COVID-19. How are law firms addressing client’s legal needs when most interactions must be done remotely? What are the top employment law and safety issues clients are facing? How has COVID-19 impacted the nature of client’s responsibilities with a dispersed workforce? What are client’s obligations for providing a safe and healthy work environment?

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14th April: Ensuring robust data management practices for clients during a pandemic

14th April: Ensuring robust data management practices for clients during a pandemic

April 14, 2020 ·

This webinar will discuss the data management challenges and privacy and security issues organizations are facing while carrying on business with a remote workforce. As organizations engage with customers, clients and other stakeholders throughout the pandemic, they need to ensure they continue to follow their legal obligations to protect data and confidential business matters. What are some of the privacy and security issues clients need to be aware of? How can additional risks be mitigated while ensuring business can be carried out effectively?

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28th April: Guiding clients through difficult contract law challenges in the COVID-19 era

28th April: Guiding clients through difficult contract law challenges in the COVID-19 era

April 28, 2020 ·

With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to stress business relationships, organizations need to be proactive on how this could impact and disrupt contractual obligations. This webinar will gather leading contract experts to discuss how clients may be contractually exposed throughout the pandemic, what steps they or a counterparty can take if unable to perform and how to mitigate risks and disputes should contracts not be fulfilled. What are the key sources of contractual risk for organizations? How can they prevent, mitigate and respond to COVID-19 disruptions?

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12th May: Helping clients maintain business resiliency in a post COVID-19 world

12th May: Helping clients maintain business resiliency in a post COVID-19 world

May 12, 2020 ·

As organizations transition to a post-COVID landscape, the challenges business’ face for continuing to operate seem never-ending. Ensuring enough liquidity, maintaining business relationships, keeping critical talent, renegotiating with suppliers – all are vital components for a resilient future. This webinar will explore some of the key legal consideration’s clients are facing as we move beyond COVID-19 world and slowly get back into business. What are some of the critical issue’s businesses will need to tackle post crisis? How will COVID impact how organizations operate, manage risk and maintain business relationships going forward? What red flags do organizations need to look out for as they rebuild and reorganize?

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LegalTech Summit

LegalTech Summit

May 26, 2020 · Arcadian Court Toronto

The LegalTech Summit Toronto, presented ‘by lawyers, for lawyers’, will provide practical ideas and real life examples to better integrate technology into legal practices and in-house departments.

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Young Lawyers Summit

Young Lawyers Summit

June 11, 2020 · Vantage Venues Toronto

As young lawyers advance and progress in their career, establishing new networks, building client bases, managing workloads and balancing work and personal responsibilities are critical for future success. The Young Lawyers Summit will provide associates, partners and those in law firm leadership with practical insights and ideas on common challenges, issues and obstacles young lawyers face as they navigate and advance their legal career and grow their professional profile and legal practice skills.

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InHouse Lawyers Summit

InHouse Lawyers Summit

September 8, 2020 · Vantage Venues Toronto

The role of inhouse counsel has evolved from primarily a legal function to one that plays an increasingly important role as counsel and trusted business advisor to the organization. This elevated position of the legal department means it is now seen as a critical value driver of an organization and one that can provide a competitive advantage for a firm. The InHouse Lawyer Summit will provide in-house lawyers and legal department professionals with practical insights, ideas and tools to ensure they have the right business acumen, skill sets, and agility to support and advise on the operational and strategic decisions which add value to an organization. As disruptive forces from technology, stakeholders and competitors continue to drive change across all organizations, inhouse lawyers must adapt to this new business landscape and in order to continue to add value to the future of an organization.

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Canadian Law Awards

Canadian Law Awards

October 6, 2020 · Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Toronto

Nominations are open for the inaugural Canadian Law Awards! 30 awards will recognize top law firms, in-house teams, deals and…

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