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Tuesday, September 06, 2022 @ 12:56 PM

New legal aid agreement ‘gives us hope for the future,’ says Quebec criminal lawyer Elizabeth Menard

A coalition of Quebec lawyers’ organizations that launched a series of pressure tactics during the summer to compel the Quebec government to implement in-depth reforms of the legal aid tariff structure for private sector lawyers has called off the labour disruptions after the Barreau du Québec reached an agreement with the provincial government. ... [read more]

Tuesday, September 06, 2022 @ 10:44 AM

Back to law school 2022: Food for thought | Darryl Singer Law students sitting at desks

For law students, and for all students across Canada, this week marks the return to school. For many, this will be the first full in-person year since 2019. For others, it marks the first year of law school, which although a continuation of schooling after four years of post-secondary, is nonetheless a whole new experience. But more on that in a moment. ... [read more]

Friday, September 02, 2022 @ 3:10 PM

McInnes Cooper announces merger with Cape Breton firm

McInnes Cooper announced a merger with The Breton Law Group, adding significant resources, experience and talent to a firm which is among the 25 largest law firms in Canada. ... [read more]

Friday, September 02, 2022 @ 11:38 AM

Back to law school 2022: What did you do on your summer vacation? Back to law school

The school is back in a couple of weeks for all students from JK to JD. Before diving into the first weeks of readings and assignments, it is worth reviewing the summer. After all, school does not start unless one writes a “What I did last summer” essay. ... [read more]

Friday, September 02, 2022 @ 10:44 AM

Back to law school 2022: Law students’ financial burden | Monica Santos and Cayley Kavanagh Law students in class

As we approach the 2022-2023 school year, the Law Students’ Society of Ontario (LSSO) is building a strategy to address the known and anticipated challenges that law students will face. ... [read more]

Thursday, September 01, 2022 @ 1:41 PM

Back to law school 2022: Should law schools teach coding? Back to school

Lincoln Alexander School of Law at Toronto Metropolitan University (TMU), the youngest law school in Canada, has the ambition to “set a new precedent” in legal education. An unorthodox instance is the compulsory coding and technology courses in its curriculum. ... [read more]

Wednesday, August 31, 2022 @ 10:35 AM

McLennan Ross welcomes new chief operating officer

McLennan Ross announced that Alistair Stead has been named its new chief operating officer. He will be working out of the firm’s Calgary office. ... [read more]

Monday, August 29, 2022 @ 11:40 AM

Tort of conspiracy: Claim against lawyers dismissed by summary judgment Man examining scales of justice in shadow

The tort of conspiracy has a rich legal history, with its roots stemming from the House of Lords and the Court of Appeal in England. The development of the tort in Canadian jurisprudence has received a considerable amount of attention in civil courts. ... [read more]

Friday, August 26, 2022 @ 1:12 PM

The marketing secret no one is telling you Red chess piece

There is no doubt that legal marketing has evolved significantly over the last few years. Between TikTok videos and the cost of pay-per-click (PPC) advertising, it can feel quite daunting to maintain an online presence as a lawyer. The truth is that it doesn’t have to be so hard. ... [read more]

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 @ 9:02 AM - Last Updated: Monday, January 16, 2023 @ 9:36 AM

Law office of the future: Our journey into the metaverse | Dhawal Tank

You’re already living in the metaverse, you just don’t know it. ... [read more]