Trudeau names new board members for next Supreme Court of Canada justice selection

New independent advisory board members to oversee process

NB advocate agency calls for adoption of new measures to protect rights of children in care

Advocate agency released report examining current state of province's child welfare system

Permission to appeal, merits of appeal from arbitration heard separately: Alberta Court of Appeal

Court suspended notice of appeal until permission to appeal granted

Liquidator can't assess claims against directors of corporation: Saskatchewan Court of Appeal

Class action for breach of duty to shareholders was against directors, not corporation

McCarthy Tetrault LLP representing Royal Bank of Canada in $8.5 million case

Commercial List includes Blaney McMurtry, Gardiner Roberts, Tyr in court for $1.65 million case

Employers back to 'wait-and-see' mode with constructive dismissal and pandemic leaves

With May 12 ruling providing no answers, how should employers proceed?

Halifax Port Authority guilty of safety violations in death of contractor worker

'It's not really about who's liable, it's wanting to prevent this kind of loss in the workplace'

Nominations now open for 2022 Lexpert Rising Stars

Nominees must have been born no earlier than 1982 and the nomination deadline is July 8, 2022

Feds introduce amendments to seize and redistribute assets of sanctioned Russians

Canada will be the first G7 country to forfeit and distribute frozen assets under sanctions

OPINION

Unless we can fix the systemic problems, we should scrap the system

Visits to law firm websites and engagement with digital content skyrocketed during the pandemic

Members have a right to evaluate how the LSO is spending their membership fees

COVID has enhanced access to justice in many ways, so let's not go backwards

FEATURES

Jo-Anne Demers, chair of the Canadian board of Clyde & Co, on leading at a global insurance firm

Demers assumed the role after her colleague Carolena Gordon was elevated to a global role

Essential questions to ask a divorce lawyer

Trial experience, while not always present, is a must: family lawyer

Dave Leonard, McCarthy Tétrault LLP's chief executive officer, on the significant trends at his firm

Leonard speaks about his firm's growth, the recruitment environment and advice to young lawyers

Contract automation has come a long way: Here's how it can benefit you

Edilex's recent whitepaper outlines the benefits of implementing an automated workflow

INTERNATIONAL

First Nations on-country evidence heard by Queensland Land Court in court first

The case involves the Galilee Coal Project proposed by Clive Palmer-owned Waratah Coal

Dentons makes triple partner hire in Dublin

The firm continues its strategy of seeking top Irish talent from domestic and global firms

Matt Servies joins DLA Piper’s transactions services practice in Atlanta, US

Servies focuses his practice advising private equity funds and their portfolio companies

Reed Smith launches Global Environmental Sustainability Plan 2024

Plan includes sustainability billable-hours policy