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News & Events

News & Events

  • Join us for the 17th Annual Review of Insolvency Law, Canada’s preeminent insolvency conference in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia.

    Event | Canadian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals (CAIRP) | Feb 7, 2020

  • Hear from an all-judge faculty on the issues that matter to you. Network with other leaders of the bar and gain insight and advice from the bench on advanced techniques and hot topics in the courtroom.

    Event | The Advocates’ Society | Nov 29, 2019

  • Learn to use every step of the discovery process to your advantage at this practical skills training program. Receive tips and advice from seasoned practitioners on eliciting admissions from witnesses, evaluating credibility and developing an examination strategy. During the optional afternoon learning-by-doing workshop participants will conduct a mock examination for discovery and receive personalized feedback. Advance preparation is required for the afternoon workshop.

    Event | The Advocates’ Society | Nov 26, 2019

  • Attend this program on credibility and drill down on the major credibility issues that drive trial preparation, trial presentation, and trial outcome. Stay for the afternoon workshop and focus on working with one witness, both in the preparation and presentation phases, to present the evidence and the witness in the most credible light.

    Event | The Advocates’ Society | Nov 22, 2019

  • The legal professions are traditionally risk averse and hesitant about change for good reason—consideration and prudence are the hallmarks of jurisprudence that will last. But what happens when this traditional approach meets the promise and disruption of advancing technologies and new ways of thinking? 

    Event | Law Society of Ontario | Nov 21, 2019

  • Save the date for this annual OSC event that brings together hundreds of market participants on issues and trends facing the capital markets.

    Event | The Advocates’ Society | Nov 21, 2019

  • Access to justice is an important, overarching mandate for the legal community with many moving parts. What can one lawyer do? You can start with a purposeful and pragmatic approach in your litigation strategy. Post-Hryniak, the court looks for a balance between simplified and proportionate procedures. This Law Society of Ontario program will help you contemplate your overall strategy to determine how your client's case will best be heard by the judge, whether that means a joint submission of an expert report, court appointed experts, or purposeful negotiation and narrowing of issues before the hearing. 

    Event | Law Society of Ontario | Nov 18, 2019

  • The Commercial List has long offered 9:30 Chambers appointments for short ex parte, urgent, scheduling, and consent matters. In 2016, the Superior Court introduced Chambers appointments for regular civil actions in Toronto. Effective use of Chambers appointments can assist in keeping proceedings on track, and reduce time and expense that would otherwise be spent in motions court. Join our experienced Bench and bar faculty to hear about the nuts and bolts of Chambers appointments on both the Commercial and regular civil lists, and how to make these appointments work for you and your clients. 

    Event | Canadian Bar Association | Nov 13, 2019

  • Join Canada’s restructuring and insolvency law community at the 15th annual CBA Insolvency Law Conference. This year’s conference will take place in Banff, Alberta from November 7 to 8, 2019. You’ll hear from experts in the field on a wide range of relevant, practical and thought-provoking topics – including the priorities of CRA claims and municipal tax arrears, the treatment of builders’ liens and leases, ethical dilemmas and the intersection of regulatory and insolvency law. A panel of insolvency lawyers from coast to coast will also present the latest case law from across the country.

    Event | Canadian Bar Association | Nov 7, 2019

  • The Advocates' Society Fall Convention is heading back to the beach in 2019! Join us this November at the Rosewood Baha Mar in The Bahamas for three or four sun-soaked days of relaxation, collegiality and thought provoking CPD in an incredible setting.

    Event | The Advocates’ Society | Nov 6, 2019

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