Some lawyers never retire. That’s certainly the case for Mark Orkin, who has been dubbed the “God of Costs.”
Ask Bruce Karn what is keeping him busy these days and the senior legal counsel at construction giant EllisDon will say it is the pending changes to Ontario’s Construction Lien Act.
As the lazy, hazy days of summer approach, most lawyers are focused on their holiday vacations. Not so for Canada’s budding crop of cannabis counsel.
A recent incident involving Bay Street titan Goodmans LLP has shone a light on the issue of rogue clients and the potential damage they can inflict on a law firm’s brand.
The Big Four accounting behemoths have supplanted law firms in many countries, and Canada may be next on their list.
Canadian law firms are tripping over themselves to be identified with the growing blockchain bandwagon and be seen as a leader in this rapidly emerging field.
Personal injury lawyers beware; the driverless car will likely wipe out automobile litigation as we know it today.
Barely a day goes by without some highly public revelation about sexual harassment involving a big-name celebrity or politician.
I was sitting on my comfy, Canadian-made foam couch watching TV recently when one of those obnoxious ads appeared featuring a guy talking loudly about money.