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Supreme Court of Canada clarifies unjust enrichment test

A ruling by the Supreme Court of Canada offers clarity on the test for unjust enrichment,   says Toronto estate litigator  David M. Smith   who acted for the ... Read more

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After-hours mediation provides fewer distractions, more flexibility

If mediation is touted as a fast, effective and creative alternative to litigation, it shouldn’t continue to be confined to court hours, Toronto mediator and ... Read more

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Bury: EQ can have huge impact on legal career, relationships

Emotional intelligence is critically important in a legal profession that is rapidly changing with new technologies and greater client demands, Toronto lawyer and certified ... Read more

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Snowbirds should call auto insurer before travelling south

As Canadian snowbirds prepare to flock south of the border for sunshine and relaxation, Easy Legal Finance Inc. president and CEO Larry Herscu encourages travellers ... Read more

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The dos and don'ts of predictive coding

Predictive coding can be a cheaper, faster and better way to get through large volumes of data quickly in order to meet production obligations, but it’s important to ... Read more

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Haté no stranger to zealous advocacy

Toronto personal injury lawyer Rohan Haté says the changing nature of the practice area in Ontario gives him an opportunity to differentiate himself using trial and ... Read more

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Appeal court favours virtuous plaintiff in setting aside settlement

An Ontario Court of Appeal case shows that judges are prepared to take a party's behaviour into account when reaching decisions, Toronto civil litigator  Patricia Virc ... Read more

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Multitasking receptionists no match for dedicated intake specialists

Using Alert Communications is a bit like having a team of receptionists on call 24 hours a day, 365 days a year for your law firm, says Tom Ball of Alert Communications .  ... Read more

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Understanding the big picture when buying a business

Due diligence by a prospective buyer of a business could prevent serious problems in the future, Windsor corporate lawyer  Laura Stairs  tells  AdvocateDaily.com . ... Read more

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Settlement loans involving property require out of the box strategy

While it may not be difficult for personal injury clients to seek out a smaller, ‘run of the mill’ settlement loan, successfully structuring a larger transaction ... Read more

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Seek legal advice to ensure charity bequest is smooth, efficient

When leaving a bequest to a charitable organization in your will, it’s important to seek legal advice to ensure your gift is dealt with properly, Cornwall wills and estates ... Read more

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Terminated employees have a duty to mitigate

To secure an enhanced severance package, a terminated employee has to demonstrate they have taken adequate steps to find another job, says Toronto employment lawyer  Matthew ... Read more

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Matrimonial home the focal point of divorce disputes

The matrimonial home often takes centre stage in the fight between divorcing couples, Toronto family lawyer  Carolina Paterson tells  AdvocateDaily.com . Before ... Read more

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Ruling on dangerous driving death speaks to a wider problem

A recent ruling that found an Ottawa man not guilty of dangerous driving causing death and leaving the scene of a fatal collision speaks to a much wider problem, Toronto critical ... Read more

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Events at private school 'an alarm bell' for teachers: Benmor

Faculty at a Toronto private school abdicated their responsibility to students and parents by not immediately repo rting suspected sexual abuse, Toronto family lawyer, ... Read more

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Marcel Strigberger's media roundup

Humour writer, speaker and author Marcel Strigberger is a frequent contributor to a variety of legal and non-legal publications in Canada and the United States. ... Read more

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Court to decide on priority of payment in ATE policy

An Ontario court is deciding who has priority of payment in an After-The-Event (ATE) insurance policy where there may not be any previous agreement for disbursements, says  ... Read more

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David J. Rotfleisch's media roundup

Canadian tax lawyer   David J. Rotfleisch  is frequently called upon by the media to be a trusted source for their news stories, particularly for his focus on ... Read more

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E-learning solution for EDI hours, tackling sexual harassment in law firms

News that the Law Society of Ontario (LSO) saw a sharp increase in complaints in the wake of the #MeToo movement highlights that lawyers are also grappling ... Read more

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Creating business plans readies LPP candidates for practice

Ryerson University’s Law Practice Program  (LPP) aims to better bridge the gap between law school and the practice of law by having candidates create a solid business ... Read more

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