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BARRISTERS AND SOLICITORS - Disqualification or removal

Monday, June 25, 2018 @ 8:45 AM  

Application by the plaintiff Fereidooni to disqualify Gowlings LLP from acting for the defendant Burnham in this litigation. Fereidooni was hit as a pedestrian in a crosswalk and sued Burnham as a result. The lawyer whose involvement triggered the application (the Associate) was an articling student and then associate at McLeod LLP from July 2013 to February 2016. Fereidooni was represented by McLeod in this litigation from July 2014 until May 2016. The associate later moved to another law firm and then to Gowlings on or...