Elizabeth Raymer

Elizabeth Raymer

Elizabeth Raymer is Senior Editor for Canadian Lawyer and Lexpert, where she assigns and edits stories and newsletters, and covers the Supreme Court of Canada, national/federal and Quebec beats, and litigation, among other topics. She cut her teeth in legal journalism as a staff writer for The Lawyers Weekly and has written broadly for other publications, including the CBA’s National magazine. She previously worked as an editor for Thomson Reuters, Rogers Publishing, the Book and Periodical Council’s annual Freedom to Read review, and for all three Toronto daily broadsheets.

She graduated from the University of Toronto with a degree in Women's Studies and Literature, holds an M.A. in Journalism from the University of Western Ontario and a diplôme de langue et de civilisation françaises (niveau avancé) from the Sorbonne.

This author left Canadian Lawyer and Key Media in January 2022.

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Bissonnette sentencing and Hell's Angels money-laundering case among appeals in SCC's winter session

Bissonnette sentencing and Hell's Angels money-laundering case among appeals in SCC's winter session

Supreme Court will hear 22 appeals between January and March: 14 criminal and eight civil

What to know in launching a personal injury claim

What to know in launching a personal injury claim

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Exception to settlement privilege can apply to family mediation cases, SCC rules

Exception to settlement privilege can apply to family mediation cases, SCC rules

Majority finds safeguards in mediation process mean rule of absolute confidentiality is not required

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Private equity deal study shines a light on a volatile but healthy market

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Choosing the kind of last will and testament to make

Whether to choose holographic, online service or lawyer will depend in part on complexity of the will

Pre-filing claims can be set off against post-filing claims in CCAA proceedings, Supreme Court rules

Pre-filing claims can be set off against post-filing claims in CCAA proceedings, Supreme Court rules

City of Montreal cannot apply payments from Quebec reimbursement scheme to cover what it owed a contractor

New e-book on trials includes videos on effective courtroom presentations

New e-book on trials includes videos on effective courtroom presentations

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Deferred prosecution agreements can draw companies in from the cold in Canada

Deferred prosecution agreements can draw companies in from the cold in Canada

Although Canada has yet to offer a DPA officially, corporate litigators explain why it should

Young Lawyers Summit: Navigating the headwinds of the legal profession

Young Lawyers Summit: Navigating the headwinds of the legal profession

Mentorship, sponsorship, and good strategizing are all important factors in success, panelists say

Loblaw Financial successful in tax appeal at Supreme Court

Loblaw Financial successful in tax appeal at Supreme Court

Court clarifies rules for declaring foreign accrual property income in offshore bank case