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LSO needs 'diverse mix' of experience: bencher candidate Singer

It’s time for a Law Society of Ontario (LSO) Convocation that “represents the profession as a whole,” bencher candidate Darryl Singer , a Toronto civil and ... Read more

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Scruton's client acquitted of uttering threats

In what could be a first for British Columbia, Kamloops criminal lawyer Lisa Mae Scruton successfully argued that her client was not guilty of uttering threats by raising ... Read more

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Early mediation in workplace disputes a tradeoff between savings and information

Employers and employees must weigh the benefits of potentially significant cost savings against the uncertainty of an incomplete record when opting to mediate their workplace ... Read more

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Calculating bonuses in mediation is tricky business: Fisher

Setting a value for bonuses or potential future income during mediation in a dismissal case can be tricky for mediators, but there are a few templates available to make the ... Read more

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Bring on the legal robots: Miller

Having a robot successfully mediate a fee dispute is a great first step in showing how artificial intelligence (AI) can be used in our legal system, says Toronto civil and ... Read more

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CRA wins appeal against couple who alleged 'malicious' tax evasion probe

VANCOUVER — The British Columbia Court of Appeal has set aside a $1.7-million damage award to a Vancouver Island couple who a lower court had said were ruined through ... Read more

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Bad optics for police, TTC to investigate crashes in tandem

It’s not appropriate for police to work in concert with transit authorities when investigating injuries or fatalities involving public transit vehicles, especially when the ... Read more

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Significance of non-disclosed assets must be weighed: Sullivan

If it is revealed that one party didn’t fully disclose financial assets in their separation agreement, the other person shouldn't automatically assume they can have it set ... Read more

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Most divorces settled without litigation: Fogelman

The financial and emotional toll of a court-litigated divorce encourages most couples to reach a settlement beforehand, Toronto family lawyer Herschel Fogelman tells ... Read more

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Vesting orders helpful in divorce cases: Princewill

Vesting orders can be valuable in divorce cases, especially in the hands of an experienced lawyer who knows how to properly use them, Pickering family lawyer Angela Princewill ... Read more

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Termination clauses can bring certainty for employers

Termination clauses can help bring cost certainty to new business owners, Toronto employment lawyer  Matthew Wise  tells  AdvocateDaily.com . “The single ... Read more

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Caryma Sa'd's media roundup

Toronto landlord/tenant and criminal lawyer  Caryma Sa’d  is frequently called upon by the media as   a trusted source for their news stories, ... Read more

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Baseline testing important part of concussion protocol

Baseline testing is effective because it provides third-party independent insight as to whether an athlete is able to return to a sport following a suspected concussion, Toronto ... Read more

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Class actions needed ‘when governments let us down’

Toronto class-action lawyer  Stephen Moreau has filed a lawsuit against the Ontario government for its cancellation of the guaranteed income pilot project, reports CTV ... Read more

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No shortcuts to quality workplace harassment training: Ryley

 The ongoing turmoil at  Google  caused by the handling of sexual harassment allegations "is a lesson for organizations that don't have a plan in place or don't do ... Read more

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Syndicated mortgage rule proposals offer protection: Horst

A Canadian Securities Administrators’ (CSA) plan to increase oversight of syndicated mortgages is an effort to protect ‘unsophisticated’ investors from risk, ... Read more

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Know what to do in the event of death outside Canada

Knowing what to do when someone dies while travelling outside Canada can alleviate a significant amount of stress, Cornwall wills and estates lawyer  Michele Allinotte ... Read more

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Employers faced with ever-changing labour laws: MacLeod

Businesses need to check their employment contracts and employee handbooks to keep up with ever-changing rules around paid and unpaid leaves, Toronto employment lawyer  Doug ... Read more

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Parental alienation can cause lasting emotional damage

Early intervention is crucial in cases of suspected parental alienation, Toronto family lawyer Michael Stangarone  tells  AdvocateDaily.com . Stangarone, partner ... Read more

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Mock trials show students exciting side of legal profession

Mentoring students through the mock trial process offers lawyers an ideal opportunity to give back, as well as a chance to show high school students how enjoyable the legal ... Read more

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