Professionalism Issues for Business Lawyers

  • October 21, 2013


Publication | Archived Video


"Professionalism Issues for Business Lawyers" will give you a concise, critical look at developments and emerging trends on key professionalism issues including your duty to avoid conflicts of interest and solicitor-client privilege, and the real impacts they have on your practice.


Stephen G.A. Pitel, Faculty of Law, Western University - London
Matthew Kindree, Baker & McKenzie LLP


Solicitor-Client Privilege for Ethics Counsel: Lessons for Canada from the United States
Stephen G.A. Pitel and Jordan McKie, Western University - London

Some Recent Developments in Solicitor-Client Privilege in Canada
Mahmud Jamal and Pierre-Alexandre Henri, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

How to Successfully Fulfill Your Duty to Avoid Conflicts of Interest
Douglas Hodson, Q.C., MacPherson Leslie & Tyerman

Counsel to the Deal: The Impossible Dream?
Simon Chester, Heenan Blaikie LLP

File Opening Checklist
Submitted by Cettina Cornish, The Law Society of Upper Canada

Professional Liability Traps and Pitfalls for the Transactional Lawyer
Kathleen L. Keller-Hobson, Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP

Avoiding Common Corporate/Commercial Malpractice Errors
Submitted by Dan Pinnington, Vice President,
Claims Prevention & Stakeholder Relations, LawPRO

Sustainable Professionalism
Trevor C.W. Farrow, Osgoode Hall Law School