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22 October 2019
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Ontario Court of Appeal dismisses “attempt to re-litigate”

Suit stemmed from effort to purchase WIND Mobile in 2014

High-profile Ontario land dispute concluded

Judge dismissed plaintiff’s claims in September

Trial delays in personal injury disputes add insult to injury

Lawyers say that delays across Canada make a mockery of access to justice for plaintiffs and defendants

SCC dismisses appeal of Ontario land surveyors over breach of copyright

Court also finds that Crown copyright provision — enacted in 1921 and never updated — should be referred back to Parliament

Airbnb reaches settlement in class action with Quebec users

Customer plaintiffs complained how company displayed pricing on its website

University applicant’s past poor grades should have been better accommodated amid disability

Judges say University was obliged to assess the applicant’s candidacy ‘without recourse to his marks,’ or to establish that it would result in undue hardship for it to do so

Law school launches class action clinic

In the last 25 years, about 1,500 class action lawsuits have been launched in Ontario

Torys partner invited to become a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers

New ACTL fellow litigates in competition, class action defence, corporate/commercial disputes and securities

Tax lawyer joins Borden Ladner Gervais LLP as counsel

Chartered professional accountant and lawyer with 15-years experience joins BLG from Morris Kepes Winters LLP

Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP partner appointed secretary-treasurer of Canadian Bar Association

Appointee practises competition law and is external counsel to the Commissioner of Competition and the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission

Tax litigator appointed senior partner and national leader at KPMG Law LLP

Appointee’s practice includes income tax, GST/HST, customs issues, audits and CRA appeals

DLA Piper (Canada) LLP adds Toronto partner

Commercial litigator makes the move from Hicks Morley Hamilton Stewart Storie LLP