Innovatio Awards celebrate in-house counsel, both individuals and teams, who have found ways to show leadership by becoming more efficient, innovative and creative in meeting the needs of their organizations within the Canadian legal markets
When: September 20, 2018
Where: Arcadian Court, Toronto
Event Detail: 2018 Nominations are now closed
Presented by Lexpert, the prestigious Rising Stars Awards Gala honours winners from across Canada and welcomes law firm and in-house leaders and distinguished guests to celebrate and network with others who are at the top of the legal profession
When: November 8, 2018
Where: Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Toronto
Event Detail: 2018 Nominations open June 4th
The Canadian Dealmakers honour companies and individuals whose M&A transactions have significantly impacted their industry through innovation and growth; establishment of best practices; enhancement of customer needs and products; and creation of value
When: March 8, 2018
Event Detail: To learn more about the event click here
Presented by Lexpert, these awards recognize individuals and teams from law firms, academia, law societies and corporations that have made a significant contribution to the legal community
When: June 19, 2018
Event Detail: To purchase a table and explore sponsorship opportunities click here
Lawyers continue to raise concerns that street checks by police disproportionately impact people from racialized communities, a few months before the scheduled completion of a report about provincial regulations on police checks.
An Ontario case headed to the Supreme Court will focus on whether guests in a backyard have a reasonable expectation of privacy in police searches.
A busy fall season lies ahead for lawyers. Summer is typically thought of as a season best suited for rest and relaxation.
The Ontario Court of Appeal has rejected the notion that general damages for a sexual assault victim should be relatively modest if it is a single incident involving adults and no breach of trust.
The legality of taking extra blood samples from a suspected impaired boater by an emergency room technician for “police use” is headed to the Supreme Court of Canada as a result of a strongly worded dissent at the Ontario Court of Appeal.
The Ontario Bar Association is raising concerns about how amendments to the Federation of Law Societies of Canada’s model rules to prevent money laundering could negatively impact access to justice.
Lawyers who represent plaintiffs in smaller personal injury firms say they are turning to specialized litigation financing to fund disbursements and expert witnesses, as well as other expenses.
Recent mass shootings in the United States have tended to confirm Canadians’ sense that such events can’t happen here. Similar events in Canada are not numerous, but those that have occurred are not well known.
Earlier this year, the Ontario Court of Appeal dismissed the appeal of former Toronto Police Service officer James Forcillo over his conviction of attempted murder and the resulting sentence of six years.
A legal battle over whether certain kinds of undercover investigations are entrapment when there is not reasonable suspicion that a specific target is engaged in criminal activity may ultimately be headed to the Supreme Court of Canada.