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 ...

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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

Family

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

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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

Family

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

Estates & Wills & Trusts

Digital estate plan can save loved ones added grief, expense

Failing to account for monetary and personal digital assets in your will could have devastating consequences for your surviving family members, Toronto trusts and estates lawyer ... Read more

Employment & Labour

Losing licence for cleaning wife’s teeth ‘highly problematic’

The case of a dental hygienist who was in a technical breach of “sexual abuse” provisions and lost his licence after treating his wife highlights the absurdity of a ... Read more

Estates & Wills & Trusts

Creating a will crucial for parents of child with disability

Many people avoid making a will not solely due to procrastination but from a morbid aversion that, in doing so, there’s a sense they’re one step closer to acknowledging ... Read more

Family

Bad behaviour carries costs risk in family litigation

Bad behaviour in court proceedings can come back to bite litigants, says Toronto family lawyer Usman Sadiq, who has had to battle on behalf of his clients against the poor conduct ... Read more

Corporate

Think carefully before posting to firm’s social media accounts

Twitter and other social media accounts can be useful marketing and engagement tools for lawyers — but it is important to remain mindful that everything you are posting is a ... Read more

Legal Supplier

When lawyers should get a financial adviser

Any time is a good time to get a financial adviser, says Dawn Marchand, vice-president of marketing and direct distribution for CBIA/Lawyers Financial. Read more

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