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Big returns from executive coaching investments

It’s not easy to navigate the various challenges lawyers face today, but working with a coach provides many personal and professional advantages, says Toronto lawyer and ... Read more

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'Nude photo scandal' not cause for termination of a contract

With morality clauses becoming more commonplace in the ‘post-Weinstein era,’ there could be increased litigation over what behaviour rightfully triggers the ... Read more

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Scientific research and the duty of medical experts

With scientific research relating to minor motor vehicle accidents more definitive than ever before, medical experts have a duty to be informed of the latest literature in order ... Read more

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Documentation key in defending winter liability claims

Property companies need to have systems in place to demonstrate they are prepared for winter safety hazards in case a mishap leads to a personal injury claim, Toronto insurance ... Read more

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Complete corporate records more than just filing annual returns

Filing annual returns online may seem like an easy process in British Columbia — but privately held companies who keep their own books may not realize that they must ... Read more

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Mediation enables ‘creative’ conflict resolution

Legal dispute mediation begins with the premise that all conflicts can be resolved without resorting to costly court actions, Toronto lawyer and mediator Eric Gossin ... Read more

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Cyber coverage included in new product from Lawyers Financial

Lawyers Financial  has recently launched a new office insurance product that includes cyber risk coverage to help firms recover when hackers breach their systems and access ... Read more

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Big data a big boon to law firms

Although the legal profession has been using ‘big data’ around case law and precedents for some time, advances in technology and tools are changing how lawyers can ... Read more

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Political protests at work tricky terrain for employers

Employers must tread a fine line when disciplining an employee for political protests or expressions, Markham, Ont.-based employment lawyer  Laura Williams  writes in ... Read more

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Unpacking emergency leave after ESA changes

With recent changes to the Employment Standards Act (ESA), Ontario workers now have more ways they can take sick leaves, including two paid days, Toronto employment and ... Read more

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The importance of following no-contact orders

People accused of domestic violence should scrupulously follow no-contact orders because the consequences of a breach can be severe, says Toronto criminal lawyer Ayodele Akenroye ... Read more

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Protecting your real estate asset

Title insurance and a real property report both offer homebuyers protection, but one is not a substitute for the other, Toronto real estate lawyer Patrick J. Aulis ... Read more

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Preliminary analysis needed for production deadline

Lawyers need to complete a preliminary analysis of the electronic documents in a case before agreeing to firm production deadlines in a discovery plan, says  Wendy Cole , ... Read more

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ATE insurance helps mitigate a host of risks

After-the-event (ATE) insurance has branched out beyond personal injury cases and is now available for all sorts of litigation, says Nick Robson , vice-president and general ... Read more

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The four foundations of mindfulness

In Part 2 of her seven-part series, Toronto-area family lawyer Nicolle Kopping-Pavars discusses the four foundations of mindfulness. Mindfulness is just as ... Read more

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The importance of succession planning for law firms

The importance of succession planning hit home for the partners at Will Davidson LLP after four retirements and a death within eight years, Toronto personal injury ... Read more

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Nova Scotia to increase fines, step up enforcement around skilled trades

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia is increasing fines and stepping up enforcement measures around the skilled trades in order to ensure a more level playing field in the ... Read more

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#MeToo movement can be quick to judgment

The #MeToo movement has been instrumental in bringing to light numerous instances of sexual abuse and harassment that might not otherwise have been reported, says Toronto ... Read more

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N.S. appeal court 'vindicates' cardiologist

A recent finding from the highest court in Nova Scotia "completely vindicates" a Halifax cardiologist who successfully sued the former Capital District Health Authority after her ... Read more

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Understanding the new financial reality after separation

In Part 2 of a three-part series on what couples can expect when they’re separating, Kitchener family lawyer Lorrie Stojni discusses how to navigate the new ... Read more

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