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Ontario’s Second Province Wide Shutdown

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Keep informed about Ontario’s new State of Emergency provisions introduced on January 14, 2021 by accessing the following link.

Prepared with the assistance of Kevin Mooibroek.



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Authors:
Stephen A. Thiele
sthiele@grllp.com

Gavin J. Tighe
gjtighe@grllp.com

Expertise:
Litigation and Dispute Resolution
Business and Corporate Commercial

Ontario’s courts are gradually getting back to business

Friday, July 10, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on our justice system. With the announcement of the state of emergency back in March of this year, courthouses were significantly shutdown. 



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Authors:
Stephen A. Thiele
sthiele@grllp.com

Gavin J. Tighe
gjtighe@grllp.com

Expertise:
Litigation and Dispute Resolution

The Ontario Government’s Response to COVID-19: An Overview

Sunday, March 29, 2020

Ontario is now two weeks into its emergency response to the COVID-19 pandemic that has gripped the world and caused economic havoc.

Although the world has experienced such pandemics in the past, with the 1918 Spanish Flu causing an estimated 50 million to 100 million deaths worldwide, we have been inundated with...



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Authors:
Stephen A. Thiele
sthiele@grllp.com

Gavin J. Tighe
gjtighe@grllp.com

Expertise:
Litigation and Dispute Resolution

It's Game Day!: The Summary Dismissal of a Misfeasance Claim

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

In sports, players and coaches prepare for “Game Day”. In the days prior to a game, they will review video of their opponent, hold meetings to develop and review a game plan, and diligently practice so that they will be fully ready when the game starts.



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Authors:
Stephen A. Thiele
sthiele@grllp.com

Alexander Melfi
amelfi@grllp.com

Gavin J. Tighe
gjtighe@grllp.com

Expertise:
Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Lawyers Owe Duty to Their Own Clients, Not the Opposite Side

Friday, June 15, 2018

The relationship between a lawyer and a client is sacrosanct. Indeed, communications between a lawyer and his or her client are protected by a privilege which the Supreme Court of Canada determined years ago was not a mere rule of evidence but a substantive rule.



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Authors:
Stephen A. Thiele
sthiele@grllp.com

Alexander Melfi
amelfi@grllp.com

Gavin J. Tighe
gjtighe@grllp.com

Expertise:
Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Defamation and Social Media: An Update

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

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Author:
Gavin J. Tighe
gjtighe@grllp.com

Expertise:
Litigation and Dispute Resolution

An Online Date to Forget

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

The modern era has given those seeking love and romance more tools to find the right partner. Online dating sites are thriving with people hoping to find their...



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Authors:
Stephen A. Thiele
sthiele@grllp.com

Scott Gfeller
sgfeller@grllp.com

Gavin J. Tighe
gjtighe@grllp.com

Expertise:
Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Provisions of whole contract make seller responsible for severance costs

Friday, August 4, 2017

When interpreting a contract, it is important to remember the fundamental rule that the whole agreement must be considered, not just a few isolated words or...



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Authors:
Stephen A. Thiele
sthiele@grllp.com

Gavin J. Tighe
gjtighe@grllp.com

Bill Michelson
bmichelson@grllp.com

Brandon (Brady) Jones
bjones@grllp.com

Expertise:
Litigation and Dispute Resolution
Commercial Real Estate

Plaintiff’s “Kicks at the Can” are limited

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

In Canada, a plaintiff generally gets two “kicks at the can” to win their case: once at trial; the second time on appeal. But some plaintiffs want more “kicks” and sometimes, after being dissatisfied with a...



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Authors:
Stephen A. Thiele
sthiele@grllp.com

Alexander Melfi
amelfi@grllp.com

Gavin J. Tighe
gjtighe@grllp.com

Expertise:
Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Bank not responsible for fraudulent instructions delivered via customer’s email account

Friday, May 12, 2017

Although the rapid increase in technology in the past twenty years has a lot of advantages, it also has many disadvantages. One of the biggest disadvantages is electronic fraud precipitated through...



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Authors:
Stephen A. Thiele
sthiele@grllp.com

Scott Gfeller
sgfeller@grllp.com

Gavin J. Tighe
gjtighe@grllp.com

Expertise:
Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Mortgage proceeds paid to fraudster’s lawyer, in trust, covered under title insurance policy

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Thanks to the ability to produce believable fake identity documents, real estate fraud continues to plague Ontario and to cause headaches...



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Authors:
Stephen A. Thiele
sthiele@grllp.com

Alexander Melfi
amelfi@grllp.com

Gavin J. Tighe
gjtighe@grllp.com

Expertise:
Litigation and Dispute Resolution

GR Lawyers Obtain Dismissal of Municipal Conflict of Interest Case Against Ford Brothers

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Gardiner Roberts was successful in securing the dismissal of the municipal conflicts of interest application that was brought against the Ford brothers by a city resident.



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Authors:
Stephen A. Thiele
sthiele@grllp.com

Gavin J. Tighe
gjtighe@grllp.com

Jane Sirdevan
jsirdevan@grllp.com

Chris Junior
cjunior@grllp.com

Expertise:
Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Dealing With Corporate Disputes - Planning To Avoid Disputes

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Despite the altruistic intentions of non-profit and public benefit organizations, many of them are hotbeds of internal disputes. Power disputes are common. Energies which should be directed towards the objectives of the organization are instead directed at in-fighting...



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Authors:
Clifford S. Goldfarb
cgoldfarb@grllp.com

Gavin J. Tighe
gjtighe@grllp.com

Expertise:
Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Unpermitted Removal of Support Walls Covered by Title Insurance Policy: Title Insurer Obligated to Pay Future Repair Costs to Remedy Dangerous Condition

Monday, December 7, 2015

On December 3, 2015, lawyers for Gardiner Roberts secured another in a long list of significant favourable awards against a title insurer.



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Authors:
Stephen A. Thiele
sthiele@grllp.com

Alexander Melfi
amelfi@grllp.com

Gavin J. Tighe
gjtighe@grllp.com

Expertise:
Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Speaking to the Media

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

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Author:
Gavin J. Tighe
gjtighe@grllp.com

Expertise:
Litigation and Dispute Resolution

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