Law Practice Management


  • CRTC’s power to regulate certain contracts narrowed

    CRTC’s power to regulate certain contracts narrowed

    Apr 29, 2019

    The Federal Court of Appeal’s decision in Bell Canada v. 762591 Canada Ltd. has set aside what some telecommunications lawyers have called an unprecedented effort by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunication Commission to regulate private parties’ commercial contracts.

  • Delegating, hiring well key to firm success

    Delegating, hiring well key to firm success

    Mar 25, 2019

    For senior lawyers, the hope when delegating work to a more junior associate is that it will free them up for other tasks, yet the fear is also that in the end that work might have to be re-done and it ends up being an exercise in inefficiency.

  • Podcasts a unique way of getting word out

    Podcasts a unique way of getting word out

    Mar 25, 2019

    Apple Inc. disclosed at an industry conference last summer that, at that time, there were more than half a million different podcasts available for downloading on iTunes alone.

  • Clear writing important for lawyers

    Clear writing important for lawyers

    Mar 25, 2019

    It has been two decades since a paper by Ontario Court of Appeal Justice John Laskin on how to write an effective factum was published by The Advocates’ Society Journal.

  • The role of leadership

    Mar 25, 2019

    If you ask most people what they love about their jobs, they’ll list a lot of things that make their work meaningful.

  • It’s all in the name for firms

    It’s all in the name for firms

    Mar 25, 2019

    The guidelines issued by the Law Society of Ontario when it comes to naming a law firm are fairly general yet common sense in nature.

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Ontario Premier Doug Ford has announced that real estate lawyer Doug Downey will be Ontario’s new attorney general. Do you expect Downey to take a substantially different approach to his portfolio than his predecessor in the role?
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