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
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
Many lawyers who might not consider their work “high tech” may also need to step in to address human rights law considerations surrounding digital privacy and artificial intelligence.
The Criminal Lawyers Association has launched a clothing drive to collect used barrister gowns at its spring conference in June and is calling on its peers to help save young lawyers the more-than-$500 investment.
The jurisdictional basis for summary conviction sentence appeals in Ontario was front and centre in a recent ruling by the Ontario Court of Appeal.
Late last year, the Supreme Court of Canada quashed the mandatory victim surcharge imposed on accused convicted of criminal offences.
Toronto criminal defence lawyer Jordan Donich says he has concerns about the possible uses of facial recognition technology.
The Ontario Court of Appeal has upheld the conviction and sentence of the third defendant in an unusual scheme where a Toronto lawyer and two other men committed a nearly $2-million fraud against RBC to purchase Australian gold bars stamped with images of kangaroos.
Global law firm Dentons Canada LLP is locked in a $1.7-millon dispute with its insurer after staff at the firm’s Vancouver office fell victim to an alleged scam.
The bar for the Crown to meet to prove that there was a “realistic risk” to the public by someone found intoxicated inside a parked car is a low one, an Ontario Superior Court judge stressed in a recent ruling.
Harsh conditions and frequent lockdowns in provincial detention centres are leading to more applications for “enhanced credit” for pretrial custody beyond the standard amount permitted under the Criminal Code.
The Supreme Court of Canada decision in Jordan and the problems it tried to address are still top of mind in the criminal courts in Ontario nearly two-and-a-half years after it was released.