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24 September 2019
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Top News
 
Pipeline decision affects provincial powers to regulate cross-border projects

B.C. Court of Appeal found B.C.’s proposed amendments requiring Trans Mountain to get a provincial permit were unconstitutional

 
Class action plaintiffs appealing in Casino Rama cyberattack case

Contested certification hearing was the first-ever concerning a cyberattack against an Ontario company

 
 
Class actions at a crossroads

Class actions are ripe for reform, and Ontario is set to start doing that

 
 
Competition at the Bureau and in the economy

A competition lawyer and Bureau deputy commissioner weigh in on the Bureau’s role and priorities

 
 
Streamlining litigation

Court systems across Canada are in need of streamlining, if for no other reason than cost

 
Terms of engagement

As clients become more sophisticated, law firms are challenged to avoid client conflicts

 
 
Moves
 
International law firm gains new commercial litigation partner

Addition to Montreal office has 20 years in the profession and focuses on commercial litigation

 
 
DLA Piper adds litigator to Toronto office

New hire has experience in commercial disputes, labour and employment, class actions, real estate law

 
Former in-house counsel joins Bennett Jones

Commercial litigator joins the firm’s Toronto office as a partner from General Motors Canada

 
 
Shibley Righton LLP welcomes new litigation associate

Former articling student returns to practise in construction, insurance defence and general commercial litigation in Toronto office

 
 
MLT Aikins welcomes two new litigation associates

New hires will practise general and commercial litigation and labour and employment law in Calgary and Edmonton offices

 
Former Crown prosecutor joins McLeod Law LLP

Calgary-based lawyer practises in commercial litigation and employment law