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Thursday, March 09, 2017 @ 11:00 AM

Expect more accounting firm encroachment on big law

The Big Four accounting firms have regrouped, poised again for an attack on Canada’s legal market. Humbled in Canada and globally during their last serious foray into law firm territory about two decades ago under the multi-disciplinary professional services (MDP) banner, when Andersen Legal boasted of its 2,200 lawyers in 36 countries, they’re coming back strong. ... [read more]

Tuesday, March 07, 2017 @ 03:30 PM

Homeowners hit with $10K fine for illegal rental

Justice of the peace Gerry Altobello wanted to send a message. ... [read more]

Thursday, February 23, 2017 @ 07:00 PM

The harnessed power of the brainstorm

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Thursday, February 23, 2017 @ 07:00 PM

Website offers step-by-step legal information

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017 @ 11:36 AM

Online platform provides financing documents to Canadian startups

Canadian startups and those looking to finance such ventures now have a new online tool to get the basic legal financial documents they need. ... [read more]

Thursday, February 16, 2017 @ 01:04 PM

New software can give tax lawyers leg up in court

Lawyers looking to give the best advice to clients dealing with tax issues before the courts can now turn to software to assist them in predicting in how a court might rule in a case. ... [read more]

Thursday, February 09, 2017 @ 10:59 AM

B.C. organization offers online small claims resolution tool

The B.C. Civil Resolution Tribunal (CRT) is offering an online tool to help small claims litigants settle disputes among themselves. ... [read more]

Tuesday, February 07, 2017 @ 01:03 PM

Blakes launches innovation challenge

Entries are now open for a legal innovation challenge launched by Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP to find the next great idea for the practice of business law.  ... [read more]

Wednesday, February 01, 2017 @ 03:40 PM

Fasken Martineau partners with PwC Canada to launch e-discovery service

International business and litigation law firm Fasken Martineau has joined forces with professional services firm PwC Canada to provide clients with a comprehensive suite of e-discovery technology and professional expertise. ... [read more]

Thursday, January 26, 2017 @ 07:00 PM

Precedent databases boost productivity

Here’s one way a tech-savvy millennial helped a law firm become even more efficient and provide better client service at a lower cost. “One Monday morning, this first-year lawyer walks into my office with four large binders,” recalls Eugene Cipparone, director of professional support at Goodmans LLP. “They were full of proxy-contest precedents, research and related materials. As a junior lawyer in the securities practice group, he had been assigned to maintain and update them. ... [read more]