Female litigators don’t just fight legal battles in the courtroom; they’re also fighting the battle against sexism within the legal profession. During a two-part panel discussion in Toronto Feb. 8 hosted by the Ontario Bar Association’s Institute: Female Litigators: Staking Your Claim in the Courtroom, six female lawyers shared their experiences and strategies on overcoming […]
In Surujedo v. Melady, 2017 ONCA 41, the Ontario Court of Appeal provides guidance on three important issues which arise in jury trials: (1) the proper framing of the causation question to the jury; (2) the proper instruction to a jury on s. 108(6) of the Courts of Justice Act; and (3) polling a civil […]
The Supreme Court of Canada’s October 2016 decision in Parsons v. Ontario and Endean v. British Columbia has significant implications for the adjudication and management of class actions in Canada.
The Supreme Court of Canada’s recent decision in Ledcor Construction Ltd v Northbridge Indemnity Insurance Co is seen as an exception to its earlier decision in Sattva Capital Corp v Creston Moly Corp. View pdf article