Litigation

Summary judgment allowing recovery on promissory note affirmed in Ontario

Summary judgment allowing recovery on promissory note affirmed in Ontario

Judge's reasons adequate, detailed, capable of meaningful review

Conditional discharge denied for man with schizophrenia responsible for stabbing

Conditional discharge denied for man with schizophrenia responsible for stabbing

Review board meaningfully considered and analyzed evidence, made reasonable decision

Environmental groups appeal court decision upholding assessment of offshore exploratory drilling

Environmental groups appeal court decision upholding assessment of offshore exploratory drilling

Court decision to permit offshore exploratory drilling projects in Newfoundland and Labrador

Damages award reduced from $500,000 to $50,000 in Manitoba defamation case

Damages award reduced from $500,000 to $50,000 in Manitoba defamation case

Defamation awards not normally so high; defendant's conduct didn't warrant punitive damages

Self-represented litigant's 5-month delay in filing appeal unreasonable: court

Self-represented litigant's 5-month delay in filing appeal unreasonable: court

Possible uncertainty in the process wasn't enough to explain length of delay

Faren Bogach's journey from Big Law to launching her construction firm Construct Legal

Faren Bogach's journey from Big Law to launching her construction firm Construct Legal

Bogach has prioritized authenticity and clients over perfection and billing targets