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Judge reinforces importance of confidentiality in mediation

A recent Ontario Superior Court decision underscores the importance of confidentiality for mediation matters, St. Catharines family lawyer and mediator  Sharon Silbert ... Read more

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Limitations decision puts plaintiffs in 'scary place': Virc

An Ontario Court of Appeal decision strikes the wrong balance on limitations in the context of smaller claims, Toronto civil litigator  Patricia Virc  tells  ... Read more

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Settlement is Khan's number one priority

Oakville family lawyer and mediator Robina Khan says whichever professional hat she's wearing, her primary aim is to help families find a peaceful path through separation, ... Read more

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College of physicians overstepping its bounds: Shekter

The College of Physicians and Surgeons  of Ontario  ( CPSO )  rules on complaints that are outside its authority, says Toronto health lawyer Brooke ... Read more

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Unbundled legal services an underused access-to-justice solution

Unbundled legal services can fill the access-to-justice gap left by spiralling legal fees and dwindling legal aid funding, Calgary and Vancouver family lawyer  Marcus Sixta ... Read more

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Civil lawsuit brings closure, not necessarily justice: Brown

The family of a woman killed after being abandoned by a cab driver on the side of a highway has won a wrongful death lawsuit, but their lawyer, Toronto critical injury ... Read more

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Secrecy trips up feds in SNC-Lavalin affair: Rosen

Secrecy has been the downfall of the federal government in its approach to the SNC-Lavalin affair, Toronto criminal lawyer  John Rosen  tells AdvocateDaily.com . The ... Read more

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Property management shortage could be brewing 'perfect storm'

A potential crisis is brewing as the shortage of qualified condo property managers intensifies, Toronto condominium lawyer  Armand Conant tells  AdvocateDaily.com ... Read more

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Sa'd hopes to bring diversity to LSO bench

Toronto criminal and landlord/tenant lawyer  Caryma Sa’d  says she is looking to add diversity and a “fresh perspective” to the ranks if elected ... Read more

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Insurance brokers have duty to inform clients of optional products

Insurance brokers have a duty to make sure clients are aware of all possible coverages and the associated costs, Toronto critical injury lawyer John McLeish tells ... Read more

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Locating a will can be a tricky business

Knowing when to stop the search for a will following the death of a loved one is a tough call, Toronto litigator  Matthew Urback  tells  AdvocateDaily.com . ... Read more

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Strong termination clauses set clear guidelines: Wise

Well-crafted termination clauses minimize an employer's exposure to unexpected compensation packages, says Toronto employment lawyer Matthew Wise , who ... Read more

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Program to sponsor parents, grandparents needs fixing: Jeffery

The time has come for the federal government to rethink its approach to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada's (IRCC) parental sponsorship program in order to make ... Read more

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Employers could face punitive damages for ‘egregious’ behaviour

Companies that dismiss employees by claiming they were guilty of a serious crime such as fraud better have the evidence to support that assertion, or they may face significant ... Read more

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Common-law spouses need a will to protect themselves

Common-law spouses don’t have the same rights as married couples when a partner dies and need wills to protect themselves, Cornwall wills and estates lawyer  ... Read more

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Time is of the essence when filing injury claims

Someone may only have days to file notice of a pending lawsuit after they have been injured in a slip and fall or other accident, says Ottawa personal injury lawyer  David ... Read more

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Strigberger's presentations use humour to get point across

Humourist and author Marcel Strigberger  has spent years perfecting his public speaking presentations and is looking forward to expanding his appearances in the coming year. ... Read more

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Dashcams raise privacy issues for car dealerships

Car dealerships should be aware of their responsibilities to customers when it comes to privacy, Toronto licensing and compliance lawyer  Anar Dewshi tells  ... Read more

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Prenup protocol reduces chance of court challenge

Counsel can insulate their marriage contracts and cohabitation agreements from challenge by following some simple rules, Toronto family lawyer  Brahm Siegel  tells  ... Read more

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Mobility applications a 'difficult, expensive process’

For children being raised in a dual-custody situation, few things are as traumatic as a mobility application, which starts after one parent announces the intention to move and ... Read more

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