OBA Vault

The OBA CPD Vault is now open! We’re bringing you some of the freshest picks from our archives, at special summer prices. New offerings will be added each week, so make sure to keep checking the list below for new deals on top CPD programming. Choose the program that’s right for you, and then watch anytime at your convenience.


Annual Update on Judicial Review

Original Program Date: November 22, 2022

Our most popular Administrative Law Section event is back again this year to bring you up to speed on the latest judicial review jurisprudence and trends. Join us for an engaging and informative discussion with our esteemed panel, The Honourable Justice David Stratas of the Federal Court of Appeal and Professor Paul Daly of the University of Ottawa, who will share their expert insights on understanding the most significant developments in the law of judicial review. Practitioners will appreciate the unique opportunity to ask questions at anytime during this open and informal dialogue.

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Avoiding Pitfalls in Litigation Privilege

Original Date: February 15, 2022

Protecting your client’s litigation privilege is an important aspect of any litigation proceeding. Our expert faculty will update you on the latest developments in the law of litigation privilege so that you can be certain you won’t inadvertently waive or undermine your client’s litigation privilege. At this interactive session, attendees will hear real life descriptions and analysis of how litigation privilege has been challenged, lost and/or protected and what counsel could have done to better protect it. You won’t want to miss this opportunity to ensure that you are up to date on this important area of your practice.

Mandamus Applications: Practice Advice on How to Accelerate

Original Date: May 13, 2022

The pandemic has caused disruption and delays in the processing of citizenship and immigration applications, leaving many applicants frustrated. As a result, many practitioners are increasingly faced with the question of whether they should seek a writ of mandamus on behalf of their clients. Whatever your practice experience, benefit from the knowledge and expertise of our faculty and be fully prepared to address delays in your files.

Mastering Marriage Contracts and Cohabitation Agreements: Practical Insights and Creative Drafting Solutions

Original Date: June 16, 2022

Negotiating and drafting marriage contracts and cohabitation agreements can involve complicated financial and emotional issues. From important factors to consider at the outset to the different support, property and other tricky scenarios and requests that you may encounter, our esteemed faculty will provide practical advice and creative drafting approaches to marriage contracts and cohabitation agreements.