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National Day for Truth and Reconciliation – September 30th

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation – September 30th

September 30th marks the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. The day was created by an Act of Parliament to respond to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s call to action number 80 which called upon “the Federal government, in collaboration with Aboriginal peoples, to establish, as a statutory holiday, a National Day for… Read More »

Categories: Civil Litigation, Limitations Claims

Apple users – install security updates

Apple users – install security updates

Lawyers and law firms using Apple products should be install security updates as soon as possible to avoid being vulnerable to spyware. Earlier this week, Citizen Lab at the University of Toronto reported a hack to Apple products, including iPhones, Macs and Apple watches, using a “zero-click” method of hacking your device(s). Apple users should… Read More »

Categories: Legal Technology




Drafting a non-engagement letter

Drafting a non-engagement letter

Phantom clients, those who believe they are represented by you, though the individual has not formally hired or retained you, can lead to a potential claim down the road. If you decline an engagement for legal services or the client chooses not to retain you, the non-engagement should immediately be confirmed in writing by way… Read More »

Categories: Communication Errors, Precedents

Superior Court of Justice amends its’ Consolidated Notice to the Profession and Public Regarding the Small Claims Court

Superior Court of Justice amends its’ Consolidated Notice to the Profession and Public Regarding the Small Claims Court

Today the Superior Court of Justice amended its Consolidated Notice to the Profession and Public Regarding the Small Claims Court to: Provide for scheduling terms of payment hearings and new trials. Add a reminder to file all documents that a claim is based on. Explain that the Court is not dismissing actions for delay until… Read More »

Categories: Civil Litigation

Now available to stream the replay: June 22 free CPD: Working Together, Remotely – Managing and Leading Through COVID and Beyond

Now available to stream the replay: June 22 free CPD: Working Together, Remotely – Managing and Leading Through COVID and Beyond

In this practical session, presented by LAWPRO in partnership with Toronto Lawyers Association, leading lawyers and expert law practice advisors share lessons learned and tips to date from our rapid shift to virtual practice, with a focus on how we can make our practices work better for ourselves, our teams and our clients. Speakers will… Read More »

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