Litigation

Toronto Lawyers Association supports proposed expansion of mandatory mediation and one-judge model

Toronto Lawyers Association supports proposed expansion of mandatory mediation and one-judge model

TLA generally approves of using mandatory mediation at relatively early stage in the litigation

New justice, regional senior justice announced at Ontario Court of Justice

New justice, regional senior justice announced at Ontario Court of Justice

Judge joined Ontario Court of Justice in 2017

Judicial appointments announced: Spencer Nicholson, Kiran Sah, Kristin Muszynski

Judicial appointments announced: Spencer Nicholson, Kiran Sah, Kristin Muszynski

Justices will sit in London and Ottawa

SCC deals with anti-SLAPP, finds law can be used against breach of contract claim

SCC deals with anti-SLAPP, finds law can be used against breach of contract claim

Court balances freedom of expression with protection of reputation: lawyer

Court of Appeal has jurisdiction over matter involving injury from explosives during police training

Court of Appeal has jurisdiction over matter involving injury from explosives during police training

Police defendants: injury under exclusive jurisdiction of collective agreement and disciplinary regime

First Nations and Environmental groups challenge Ontario’s changes to Environmental Assessments

First Nations and Environmental groups challenge Ontario’s changes to Environmental Assessments

Lawyer says government putting engagement with First Nations, environmental protection back 40 years