Annual Update on Human Rights-Part I: Keeping on Top of Key Developments

  • May 23, 2014


Publication | Archived Video


Get a practical update on both substantive and procedural issues relating to human rights claims. Gain essential insights on recent case law and trends at both the federal and provincial levels, and learn from the experience of our esteemed panel of presenters. If you advise clients on human rights issues, don't miss this essential program to get clarity on key practice and professionalism issues. Part I focuses on procedural issues and a variety of special topics.


Ranjan Agarwal, Bennett Jones LLP
Farah Malik, WeirFoulds LLP
Geri Sanson, Sanson Law Office Professional Corporation
Andrea Wobick, Ursel Phillips Fellows Hopkinson LLP


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