Paul J. Pape is honoured to be among a select group of Canadian lawyers recommended by Lexpert as a leader in the field of corporate commercial litigation.
John Chilibeck of the New Brunswick Telegraph-Journal reported recently that, based on the views of legal experts, it was likely that Enbridge Gas New Brunswick’s unprecedented $650-million lawsuit against the provincial government would settle. Pape Barristers’ Jonathan Rosenstein opined on why big cases with uncertain outcomes may be willing to settle, and noted that – […]
Bhasin v Hrynew and the principle of good faith in contracts: Moving towards a modern view of commercial relationships The Supreme Court’s decision in Bhasin has raised eyebrows among commercial lawyers. A corporation, complying fully with the express provisions of its contract, was nevertheless found liable because of its dishonest conduct in performing that contract. […]
HRNYIAK V. MAULDIN: HAS THE SUPREME COURT FINALLY PROVIDED US WITH CLEAR GUIDANCE ON SUMMARY JUDGMENT? Shantona Chaudhury The Supreme Court of Canada’s intention in Hryniak v. Mauldin was to sow the seeds of a “culture shift” in the approach to summary judgment in Ontario, and to litigation in Canada. The Court endorsed a robust […]