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Tuesday, August 14, 2018 @ 3:18 PM

Solhi joins BLG tax group as partner in Toronto office

Bobby Solhi is the latest partner to join Borden Ladner Gervais’ (BLG) tax group. He will practise out of BLG’s Toronto office. ... [read more]

Friday, August 10, 2018 @ 2:53 PM

Bennett Jones partner named as fellow of international trial lawyers group

Bennett Jones LLP partner Munaf Mohamed was recently inducted as a fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers (IATL) at the academy’s mid-year meeting in Colorado Springs, Colo. ... [read more]

Thursday, August 02, 2018 @ 1:41 PM

Dentons adds 10 lawyers from Toronto boutique firm McLean & Kerr

Dentons has welcomed a team of 10 new colleagues from McLean & Kerr LLP, a boutique law firm widely respected in the Toronto market for its commercial real estate and litigation practices. ... [read more]

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 @ 11:13 AM

Former Chief Justice McLachlin joins Arbitration Place

Beverley McLachlin, former chief justice of Canada, has joined Arbitration Place and will work as an arbitrator and mediator in Canada and internationally. ... [read more]

Thursday, July 12, 2018 @ 11:17 AM

Alberta court seeking input on proposed pilot project to speed up civil trials

Alberta’s Court of Queen’s Bench has proposed a pilot project to promote resolution and reduce lead times in civil trials in Edmonton and Calgary, and it is encouraging feedback from the bar and the public on the proposals. The court is proposing to revoke the suspension of Rules 8.4(3)(a) and 8.5(1)(a) of the Alberta Rules of Court, which require parties who request a trial date to participate in a dispute resolution process and a judge be satisfied that the parties have participated in a process, respectively. ... [read more]

Thursday, July 05, 2018 @ 10:52 AM

Pitblado Law adds litigation lawyer

Pitblado Law has announced that Michael Merner has joined the firm. ... [read more]

Monday, June 04, 2018 @ 9:34 AM

DLA Piper (Canada) adds associate

Michelle Thomarat has joined DLA Piper (Canada) LLP as an associate. ... [read more]

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 @ 1:01 PM

Three appointments for Ontario Superior Court of Justice

The Superior Court of Justice for Ontario has three new judges sitting on its benches. ... [read more]

Thursday, May 24, 2018 @ 1:53 PM

Organizations join forces for family mediation

Family Mediation Canada (FMC) and the Family Dispute Resolution Institute of Ontario (FDRIO) are working together to promote family mediation and other forms of family dispute resolution. ... [read more]

Monday, April 23, 2018 @ 9:18 AM

Why dissent in arbitration tribunals must be encouraged arbitration_dissent_sm

A number of arbitrations have arbitral tribunals made up of a panel of three arbitrators. This is the case with larger arbitrations or in jurisdictions where there is no right of appeal and the parties want greater legal certainty from numbers. In cases where there is a three-member panel, there is always the possibility of a dissent. However, the role of the dissent in arbitration is not well understood by counsel and requires some clarification. ... [read more]