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Rédacteurs : John Polyzogopoulos, Nastaran Roushan

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Interview with Mark Ross

  • 11 mars 2021
  • Mark Ross, Ross Nasseri LLP, and Farhad Shekib, Ricketts Harris LLP

Farhad Shekib speaks to Mark Ross, co-founder of Ross Nasseri LLP, on his tips for lawyers deciding to go out on their own. Mark's admonition to not take oneself too seriously in the process is a good one.

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Opening Your Own Law Practice

  • 11 mars 2021
  • Cameron Fiske, C.S.

Cameron Fiske, partner at Milosevic Fiske LLP, provides a nuts-and-bolts checklist of issues for practitioners contemplating going out on their own. Cameron's advice is practical, detailed and unvarnished. Going out on one's own is not for the faint of heart. But with planning and determination, it can be a rewarding career path.

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A Conversation with Gary Luftspring and Andrea Sanche

  • 11 mars 2021
  • Gary Luftspring and Andrea Sanche, Rachel Migicovsky

Gary Luftspring and Andrea Sanche, partners at Ricketts Harris LLP, who recently conducted a lengthy Zoom trial on the Commercial List, share their experience and tips with Rachel Migicovsky. Gary's observation that in the push toward virtual hearings and efficiency, we are mindful to build in some space for inefficiency, is an important one.

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An Interview with the Attorney General of Ontario

  • 11 mars 2021
  • Attorney General of Ontario, the Honourable Doug Downey, David Milosevic

An interview with The Honourable Doug Downey, Attorney General of Ontario. The Attorney General discusses the efforts at court modernization spurred by the Covid-19 pandemic, and the future of Ontario's Justice System.

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Court of Appeal Summaries (February 22 – February 26, 2021)

  • 03 mars 2021
  • John Polyzogopoulos

Following are this week’s summaries of the civil decisions of the Court of Appeal for Ontario. In Rusinek, the Court refused to allow the trustee in bankruptcy to bring a claim for equalization of net family property against the bankrupt’s spouse. The Court found that s. 7(2) of the Family Law Act precludes a trustee from commencing an equalization claim for the first time after the bankruptcy. Other topics addressed this week included social host liability and interveners.

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Court of Appeal Summaries (February 15 – February 19, 2021)

  • 02 mars 2021
  • John Polyzogopoulos

Please find below our summaries of the civil decisions of the Court of Appeal for Ontario for the week of February 15, 2021. Also, please mark down April 27, 2021, from 5:30-7:45pm in your calendars for our fifth annual “Top Appeals” CLE, which will take place via Zoom. Justice Benjamin Zarnett will be co-chairing the event with myself and Chloe Snider of Dentons.

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Court of Appeal Summaries (February 8 - 12, 2021)

  • 20 février 2021
  • John Polyzogopoulos

Following are our summaries of the civil decisions of the Court of Appeal for Ontario for the week of February 8, 2021. In Champoux v. Jefremova, the Court confirmed that when a party refuses to admit a fact in a request to admit, the reason for the refusal can itself become an admission. The lesson is that care must be taken in the reasons given to refuse to admit a fact contained in a request to admit.

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Court of Appeal Summaries (February 1 – 5, 2021)

  • 06 février 2021
  • John Polyzogopoulos

Following are our summaries of the civil decisions of the Court of Appeal for Ontario for the week of February 1, 2021. Please mark down April 27, 2021, from 5:30-7:45pm in your calendars for our fifth annual “Top Appeals” CLE, which will take place via Zoom. Justice Benjamin Zarnett will be co-chairing the event with myself and Chloe Snider of Dentons.

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Court of Appeal Summaries (January 25 – 29, 2021)

  • 06 février 2021
  • John Polyzogopoulos

Following are this past week’s summaries of the civil decisions of the Court of Appeal for Ontario. Please mark down April 27, 2021, from 5:30-7:45pm in your calendars for our fifth annual “Top Appeals” CLE, which will take place via Zoom. Justice Benjamin Zarnett will be co-chairing the event with myself and Chloe Snider of Dentons.

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