SCC relies on treaty in finding foreign company exempt from paying tax in Canada

Decision is the first to apply the General Anti-Avoidance Rule to a tax treaty

Ontario court pilot shows trend toward family dispute resolution: lawyer

Superior Court's binding judicial dispute resolution pilot expands to Ottawa as of November

COVID-19 and the courts: Nov. 29, 2021 update

This week's roundup for courthouses across Canada

Thank you to our Advisory Panel for dedicating their time to the 2021 Lexpert Rising Stars Awards!

The panel was comprised of 39 esteemed private practice and in-house counsel leaders

B.C.'s bill on electronic wills, remote witnessing to come into force this December

B.C is first Canadian jurisdiction to recognize electronic wills: lawyer and professor emeritus

Law Society of B.C. is appealing tribunal decision to ban Richmond Hong Guo lawyer for a year

Society had asked for disbarment for failure to supervise employee accused of stealing $7.5 million

Announcing the 2021 Lexpert Rising Stars

Presenting the winners who are truly excelling in their profession

Lawyers' petition protests 'erosion of our free society' through vaccine passports, mandates

Government and business mandates result in breaches of privacy and civil rights, say lawyers

Indigenous law students proud to be part of next legal generation but feel they share a burden

Panel at annual conference on Indigenous peoples and the law highlighted experiences at law school

OPINION

Coaching lawyers has taught me that authenticity elicits trust and respect

It is time for Ottawa to establish a special COVID funding program for criminal justice

Canada's great criminal defence brain drain

Defence lawyers are leaving the practice at a faster pace than ever before

When young lawyers feel isolated, they should remind themselves what initially drew them to the law

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Everything you need to know about duty counsel

Duty counsel gives Canadians the tools to be confident in understanding the justice system

Government benefits and the Child Support Guidelines

Clarifying the role of government benefits in child support calculations

Floyd Kane provides a fresh take in the legal drama Diggstown

Kane spent years as an entertainment lawyer before his big break: his own legal drama on the CBC

Flexing workplace flexibility muscles in working from home arrangements

Thanks to COVID-19 measures, employees are embracing WFH, employers not so much