Amid a consultation process to develop possible alternatives to articling, the Law Society of Ontario is considering whether to change the licensing procedure for law school graduates, including an option to eliminate articling.
As police methods continue to evolve, so, too, have the top criminal boutiques.
The Ontario Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal and confirmed a Superior Court ruling that a “results achieved fee” charged by a family lawyer was a contingency fee and so prohibited under the Solicitors Act.
The top civil litigation boutiques are grappling with complex issues that can wind their way through the courts for many years.
In a dispute over voting by proxy, the Ontario Superior Court has dismissed an order to invalidate the election of a condominium’s board of directors.
Four years after Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation was enacted, the Ministry of Innovation, Science and Economic Development has pledged to change it, in response to a parliamentary committee, which pointed to glaring flaws that were creating confusion for those trying to comply with the law.
A Law Society of Ontario tribunal has rejected an interlocutory motion to suspend the licence of a lawyer accused of child pornography offences.
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has dismissed an appeal brought by a former lawyer whose licence was revoked by the Law Society of Ontario for her participation in mortgage fraud.
Criminal defence lawyers say certain provisions in the federal Liberal government’s proposed bill C-75 will increase, not decrease delays in the criminal justice system.