Is ‘judicial attitude’ to blame for discrepancy in damage awards in provinces outside Ontario?
Big law firms continue to prosper but as clients push for convergence will the big four accounting firms be the ones in-house counsel look to in the future to satisfy all of their needs?
Ontario is seeking further comment on aspects of its Whistleblower Program, including a proposed revision to clarify that in-house counsel who report misconduct in breach of law society rules won’t be entitled to cash awards.
A new year sparks many to evaluate their current situation and make goals for the future.
Law firms are responding to more RFPs and requests for alternative or appropriate fee arrangements than ever before, but are legal departments getting what they need from these approaches?
Life is never dull in-house; just ask these four general counsel from Ontario, British Columbia, Quebec and Alberta. Their companies are pushing for growth and they are there to answer the call.They tell us what's in store for their departments in the year ahead.
In November we brought together a cross-section of leading women in litigation, from private practie and in-house, to talk about how they came into the profession they love and the challenegs and changes they have observed as they have risen to the positions they hold today. They discussed the importance of mentors and how they are trying to pay it forward. They also spoke candidly about the myths around women in litigation that linger in 2018.
A Vancouver law firm specializing in construction, real estate and infrastructure law is expanding its operations to Toronto and changing its name to reflect the addition of two high-profile names in construction law.
Randall Hofley has been named general counsel and senior enforcement adviser at the Competition Bureau Legal Services.
Two former Supreme Court of Canada justices have received the Companion of the Order of Canada.