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Event raised funds for high-risk births

Toronto family lawyer Jennifer Samara Shuber  was one of the top fundraisers at a recent event focused on high-risk births, supporting the purchase of equipment ... Read more

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Cherniak recognized in 2015 edition of Best Lawyers in Canada

Toronto lawyer and arbitrator Earl Cherniak has been recognized for his expertise in 12 practice areas in the 2015 edition of Best Lawyers in Canada. Cherniak, partner ... Read more

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Cherniak's long, varied career focuses on arbitration

Described as one of the world's leading experts in commercial arbitration, Toronto lawyer and arbitrator Earl Cherniak has been recognized as one of the best in his field with ... Read more

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Debate may follow SCC contract interpretation changes

A recent Supreme Court of Canada decision that introduced a series of sweeping changes to the way contracts are interpreted in Canada and appellate review of contractual ... Read more

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I’m proud of PRIDE

By  Jennifer Samara Shuber This past week, Toronto was host to WorldPride for the first time, culminating a 34 year tradition of local Pride celebrations. Also this past ... Read more

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Cherniak named leading practitioner in Lexpert guide

Toronto lawyer and arbitrator  Earl Cherniak has been recognized in the 2014 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as one of the most frequently recommended lawyers in a number of ... Read more

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Independent counsel a public interest role: Cherniak

A lawyer in the role of independent counsel before a Canadian Judicial Council (CJC) proceeding has no client and is acting in the public interest – not under the ... Read more

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Confidentiality in arbitration

By Earl Cherniak One of the many perceived advantages of commercial arbitration is that the hearings are in private and the pleadings, evidence, names of the parties and even ... Read more

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Bre-X lawyer headed to court in battle against law society

TORONTO – A prominent securities lawyer and the society that regulates the legal profession in Ontario are bound for court in the latest round of an epic battle started in ... Read more

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Cherniak says handling of nude posing justice a 'stain'

TORONTO – The council probing a complaint against a senior Manitoba judge photographed in the  nude has drawn scathing criticism, particularly in light of its ... Read more

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Support for a child away at university

By Jennifer Samara Shuber Many support payors are under the impression that child support ceases when that child leaves home to attend a post-secondary institution. Our ... Read more

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Benchmark names Cherniak a 2014 litigation star

Toronto lawyer and arbitrator Earl Cherniak has been recognized as one of Canada’s leading litigation lawyers in the 2014 issue of Benchmark Canada, compiled by Benchmark ... Read more

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Family law constantly evolving, presenting new challenges

No two days are ever the same in family law, where many clients share similar stories, but each has their own unique and personal perspective, Toronto family lawyer Jennifer ... Read more

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Forgiveness: Do your soul a favour

By  Jennifer Samara Shuber The world lost a great man December 5, 2013 when Nelson Mandela passed. Although a somewhat controversial figure in his youth, his leadership ... Read more

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Parental alienation cases require creative counsel

When it comes to parental alienation cases – arguably the toughest type of high-conflict custody dispute – case law proves attending lawyers must be sensitive, ... Read more

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Law Society appeal panel reduces Groia's suspension

A two-month suspension faced by lawyer Joe Groia, a client of prominent Toronto lawyer and arbitrator Earl Cherniak , has been cut in half by a Law Society of Upper Canada appeal ... Read more

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Commercial arbitration "polar opposite" to civil justice system

Arbitrators and arbitration counsel in Ontario – especially Toronto – have an opportunity to seize the moment and be seen as the cost efficient, effective alternative to the broken ... Read more

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Cherniak to deliver keynote at arbitration conference

Toronto lawyer and arbitrator  Earl Cherniak  is set to present the keynote speech at the upcoming Toronto Commercial Arbitration Society Annual Conference. Cherniak, partner ... Read more

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Cherniak to participate in mock trial

Toronto lawyer and arbitrator Earl Cherniak is slated to appear in an upcoming mock trial as part of the Stratford Festival’s Shylock Appeals Weekend. Cherniak, partner ... Read more

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Cherniak named Lawyer of the Year for 2014

Prominent Toronto lawyer and arbitrator  Earl Cherniak  has been included in the 2014 Lawyer of the Year round-up, compiled by Best Lawyers. Cherniak, partner with  Lerners LLP , ... Read more

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