Practice management

Lawyers deemed essential — but LSO urges remote work ‘wherever feasible’

Lawyers deemed essential — but LSO urges remote work ‘wherever feasible’

A directive from the Ontario government to close workplaces spared lawyers — but that doesn’t necessarily mean they are flocking back to the office

In light of COVID-19, Ontario firms issue responses and share resources

In light of COVID-19, Ontario firms issue responses and share resources

Many firms are working remotely, using audio and video technologies to communicate with clients

Limitation periods suspended; law society guides on identity verification

Limitation periods suspended; law society guides on identity verification

OBA, MAG, LSO and FOLA release key updates as social distancing closes courts and offices

COVID-19 reaction: Law offices shutter and solo litigators try to stay afloat with remote work

COVID-19 reaction: Law offices shutter and solo litigators try to stay afloat with remote work

Lawyers volunteered legal services online or by phone to bolster public health plan

V. James Bristow, co-founder of the Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario, passes away

V. James Bristow, co-founder of the Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario, passes away

Bristow was also former president of Institute of Law Clerks, serving four terms

When are lawyers really ‘partners’? Ruling explores liability of firms for lawyer’s debts

When are lawyers really ‘partners’? Ruling explores liability of firms for lawyer’s debts

For more than 30 years, Paul McEnery and Eric Williams practised law under the banner “Williams McEnery”