Real Estate

Be detailed when building a neighbour dispute case

The devil can be in the details when it comes to resolving disputes between condominium neighbours, says Toronto condominium lawyer John De Vellis.

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Employment & Labour

OCA right to reject tort of harassment: O’Donnell

The Ontario Court of Appeal (OCA) was correct in rejecting the tort of harassment, though it wisely left the door open to study it again in the future, says Toronto employment ... Read more

Criminal Law

Extreme intoxication as a defence has its merits: Daviau

The section of the Criminal Code that precludes an accused from using intoxication as a defence needs to be abandoned, says Toronto criminal lawyer Lindsay Daviau. Read more

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GTD Scientific predicts human injury in any environment

In GTD Scientific, principal Geoffrey Desmoulin has found a way to combine his twin passions for the human body and mechanical engineering, creating a firm that has become an ... Read more

Employment & Labour

Booth guides employers through B.C.’s employee-friendly laws

British Columbia employers need more help than ever navigating the province’s worker-friendly employment, says Vancouver employment lawyer Melanie D. Booth, who has spent ... Read more

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Practice management a key focus of bar admission program

With a number of young lawyers expressing concerns over the level of their practice management skills post-call, the Canadian Centre for Professional Legal Education’s ... Read more


Divorcing a narcissist? Don’t stoop to their level: Townsend

Divorcing a narcissist comes with unique challenges that can be overcome with patience and preparation, says Toronto family lawyer and divorce recovery coach Leanne Townsend. Read more

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Health, Cybersecurity

Cyberattacks a health-care lesson in hyper-vigilance

Recent ransomware attacks on three Ontario hospitals is a cautionary tale that should have the province’s health-care providers and boards taking notice, says Toronto health ... Read more

Personal Injury

Choose the right expert in a personal injury accident: Haté

People injured in an accident must quickly retain legal counsel to guide them through the proper steps and ensure they receive the compensation they are entitled to, says Toronto ... Read more


Legalization neutralizes pot complaints in custody disputes

Legalization has largely neutralized the issue of cannabis use in family law cases, says Pickering family lawyer Angela Princewill. Read more

Civil Litigation

Ruling demonstrates progress in court's view of casual sex

A recent case where a man was found guilty of sexual assault after he agreed to wear a condom but proceeded to have unprotected sex with his partner shows that the courts are more ... Read more

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Private court reporters offer peace of mind at trial

Private-sector court reporters can offer assurances of an accurate transcript of events at trial, says Kim Neeson, founder and principal of Neesons, a Veritext Company. Read more

Commercial Litigation

Fraud frequently perpetrated by corporate insiders: Gaytan

Complex economic crimes carried out by insiders are a growing concern for many global businesses — but when fraud has been identified, it is crucial for counsel to act ... Read more

Real Estate

Ontario considers registry for private mortgage lenders

While Ontario contemplates a registry for private mortgage lenders, Toronto real estate lawyer Matthias Duensing tells The Lawyer’s Daily that he’s not sure lawyers are ... Read more

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Patent Seekers opens first North American office in Toronto

Keeping a close watch on the competitive landscape is critical when it comes to patent protection and development, says Dean Parry, technical director and co-founder of Patent ... Read more


OCL can help settle custody disputes: Simpson

Ontario’s Office of the Children’s Lawyer (OCL) can have a decisive impact on custody and access matters, says Toronto family lawyer Erin Simpson. Read more

Employment & Labour, Mediation

Six steps to selecting an employment mediator

Choosing the right mediator is a vital first step in settling your case, so it’s essential to make an informed decision, says Toronto employment mediator and arbitrator Barry ... Read more

Personal Injury

McLeish alerts public to danger of ethanol-fueled devices

Ontario personal injury lawyer John McLeish tells CBC’s The National that his firm is handling seven instances where people were either severely injured or killed due to ... Read more

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