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Case highlights value of environmental consultant

Thursday, October 06, 2016 @ 8:00 PM | By Aaron Atcheson

Included as part of the agreed statement of facts in Dobara Properties Ltd. v. Arnone et al 2016 ONSC 3599, were certain assumptions relating to the scope of diligence and reporting obligations in commercial real estate transactions. Although the decision on the main question in the case related to appropriate damages in the event of solicitor negligence, the agreed statement of facts has created concern that the courts have increasingly high expectations of diligence on small commercial real estate transactions.

Gino Arnone and Erickson & Partners...