As Ontario prepares to enact the second phase of its construction lien legislation, the other provinces are considering or implementing a similar new prompt payment and adjudication regime.
The death knell of the billable hour still rings loudly, yet use of the traditional billing method persistently resonates in law practices across the country, Canadian Lawyer’s 2019 Legal Fees Survey reveals.
Despite the increasing popularity of online sales, the continued need for a tactile, hands-on shopping experience has led to the increasing popularity of pop-up shops in both malls and street-front spaces.
Increased demand for experienced lawyers may explain a disparity in salary range revealed in the Canadian Lawyer annual compensation survey between new calls and those with more experience.
While mediation is used to resolve real estate issues extensively in some parts of the country, such as British Columbia and Ontario, it is not as common in others, such as the Maritimes, Manitoba or Saskatchewan, according to the ADR Institute of Canada.
Peter Harte left his stable Ontario practice and moved north; way north.
A series of condo cancellations and failures across the country have pre-construction investors crying foul.
It’s been a decade since Stewart McKelvey moved toward a leadership model that places a chief executive officer in the key management role, dispensing of the usual managing partner role typically employed by law firms.
Purchasers may regret making an offer on a house, but reneging can be costly
Law firms struggle with how to deal with sexual harassment, but changes are afoot.