Real estate

Court ruling could change law for spouses who co-own house

Court ruling could change law for spouses who co-own house

Ontario wills and estates decision takes on joint tenancy

Mining royalties appeal helpful for real estate, insolvency bar

Mining royalties appeal helpful for real estate, insolvency bar

The Court of Appeal for Ontario has provided unusually in-depth guidance on the power of vesting orders when it comes to interests in land during insolvency, lawyers say.

Osler taps technology to streamline estoppel certificate production

Osler taps technology to streamline estoppel certificate production

Osler has launched what it claims to be Canada’s first technology-driven service to streamline the estoppel certificate production process for multi-tenant real estate transactions.

Lawyer wins appeal in lawsuit with paralegal

Lawyer wins appeal in lawsuit with paralegal

A lawyer was not responsible for maliciously prosecuting a paralegal accused of stealing client files, the Court of Appeal of Ontario said, overturning a lower court’s ruling.

Tribunal examines ‘Real Estate Lawyers.ca LLP’ advertisements

Tribunal examines ‘Real Estate Lawyers.ca LLP’ advertisements

Ontario’s Law Society Tribunal Hearing Division was split on the marketing practices of one of the province’s biggest real estate law firms, which goes by Real Estate Lawyers.ca LLP.

Hamilton Law Association names Gowling WLG partner as president

Hamilton Law Association names Gowling WLG partner as president

Mark Giavedoni, a partner at Gowling WLG, will serve as president of the Hamilton Law Association beginning May 30.