Jason Tan

Jason Tan

Jason Tan is a writer for Canadian Lawyer magazine and writes primarily on important developments in case law across Canada. Jason is a lawyer with experience in construction arbitration, contract drafting, and intellectual property cases.
 

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Heer Law, Presvelos Law appear in separate multimillion-dollar commercial cases

Heer Law, Presvelos Law appear in separate multimillion-dollar commercial cases

Chaitons LLP, Dentons Canada each in four Commercial List cases this week

Wife’s lack of ‘enthusiasm’ for vehicles not ground for uneven debt apportionment in divorce

Wife’s lack of ‘enthusiasm’ for vehicles not ground for uneven debt apportionment in divorce

Vehicles that were husband's 'toys' still family property: BC Court of Appeal

Amendment to reflect real name allowed despite 3.5-year delay: Alberta Court of Appeal

Amendment to reflect real name allowed despite 3.5-year delay: Alberta Court of Appeal

Noting of default was also set aside; late amendment allowed if no prejudice to defendant

Bennett Jones appeared in multibillion and multimillion dollar commercial case

Bennett Jones appeared in multibillion and multimillion dollar commercial case

One multibillion-dollar case and two multimillion-dollar cases heard this week

Terminal illness of common law spouse does not justify unequal property division: BC Court of Appeal

Terminal illness of common law spouse does not justify unequal property division: BC Court of Appeal

Other spouse sought to exclude certain property; argued that spouse wouldn’t need it

Worker’s breach-of-privacy claim should be heard by arbitrator: Saskatchewan Court of Appeal

Worker’s breach-of-privacy claim should be heard by arbitrator: Saskatchewan Court of Appeal

Labour arbitrator, not court, has jurisdiction over breach that arose from employment relationship

First Nation a ‘person’ under insurance law, but premiums not subject to tax: BC Court of Appeal

First Nation a ‘person’ under insurance law, but premiums not subject to tax: BC Court of Appeal

Tax exemption under Indian Act, not Insurance Premium Tax Act

Apologetic text messages key to sexual assault conviction: Nova Scotia Court of Appeal

Apologetic text messages key to sexual assault conviction: Nova Scotia Court of Appeal

Reasonable for trial court to use messages in consideration of complainant's credibility

Sexual harassment not severable from constructive dismissal claim: Nova Scotia Court of Appeal

Sexual harassment not severable from constructive dismissal claim: Nova Scotia Court of Appeal

Harassment occurred more than two years before lawsuit, but termination of employment more recent

Drudi Alexiou Kuchar advances in two-million-dollar commercial case

Drudi Alexiou Kuchar advances in two-million-dollar commercial case

Around fifteen law firms appeared in the commercial lists this week