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27 Oct

Negligence claim against lawyer who obtained restraining order against a non-party dismissed

Thursday, October 27, 2022Stephen A. Thiele, Anna Husa, Gavin J. TigheLitigationNegligence, Professional Liability, Duty of Care, Non-client

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Causes of action typically require a plaintiff to prove specific elements in order to succeed. In a claim for negligence, the plaintiff must prove (i) that there was a duty of care owed by...

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13 Dec

Court upholds removal of lawyers who will be witnesses

Monday, December 13, 2021Stephen A. Thiele, Anna Husa, Lauren RakowskiLitigationProfessionals, Lawyers, Removal from the record

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Lawyers are obligated to avoid acting on matters where they have a conflict of interest. A lawyer cannot act against a current client and must follow certain ethical rules and practices when acting for...

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1 Nov

Ontario Court of Appeal upholds setting aside of a notice of discontinuance

Monday, November 1, 2021Stephen A. Thiele, Anna Husa, Gavin J. TigheLitigationRules of Civil Procedure, Real Estate

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On August 3, 2020, lawyers at Gardiner Roberts LLP were successful in getting a notice of discontinuance set aside for their real estate brokerage...

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27 Feb

Coming soon to a backyard near you???

Tuesday, February 27, 2018Anna HusaLitigationToronto, Toronto Politics, Backyard Chickens

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“Locally-sourced food” is taking on new meaning in the City of Toronto.

Late last year, City council approved a backyard chicken pilot project which will allow residents in four ward...

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21 Nov

Trumps N.A.F.T.A. promise a potential blessing for Canada

Monday, November 21, 2016Anna HusaLitigationNAFTA, Trump, Free Trade

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It has been almost two weeks since Donald Trump was elected President of the United States of America. The election results have created a considerable amount of...

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13 Jul

Lessons learned from Brexit?

Wednesday, July 13, 2016Anna HusaLitigationBrexit, European Union, Referendum, United Kingdom

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On June 23, 2016, Britain held a historic referendum on its membership in the European Union. Today, three weeks later, the world is still reeling from...

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