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Implied waiver of solicitor-client privilege is narrow

  • Lenczner Slaght Royce Smith Griffin LLP
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  • Canada
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  • January 21 2015

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has reinforced the principle that a person's privileged communications with his or her lawyer should be

Duty of loyalty

  • Speigel Nichols Fox LLP
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  • Canada
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  • January 12 2015

The larger a law firm gets, the more important conflict searches become. The benefit of these searches became apparent to a law firm in Stewart v

Peet v. Law Society of Saskatchewan

  • Harper Grey LLP
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  • Canada
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  • December 30 2014

A lawyer ("Peet") was found guilty of conduct unbecoming by a Hearing Committee of the Law Society of Saskatchewan ("Law Society") for failing to

CRA audit powers vs. privilege

  • Thorsteinssons LLP
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  • Canada
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  • December 23 2014

On March 21, 2014, the Quebec Court of Appeal in the case of Canada (AG) and the Canada Revenue Agency v. Chambre des notaires du Quebec declared

Applications for leave to appeal dismissed- 18 December

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • December 18 2014

On appeal from the judgment of the Court of Appeal for British Columbia pronounced August 5, 2014. The applicant and several other people attacked

Applications for leave to appeal granted- 18 December

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • December 18 2014

On appeal from the judgment of the Court of Appeal for Quebec pronounced May 15, 2014. The respondent pleaded guilty to two counts of impaired

No vindication at certification: defendant lawyer’s request for substantial indemnity costs denied

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
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  • December 9 2014

For defendants, success is often bittersweet due to the costs of mounting a defence and the reputational harm caused by the Plaintiff’s allegations

Gichuru v. Law Society of British Columbia

  • Harper Grey LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • November 26 2014

The BC Court of Appeal dismissed the complainant's appeal from virtually every aspect of the Human Rights Tribunal's decision regarding his complaint

Applications for leave to appeal dismissed - 16 October 2014

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 16 2014

On appeal from the judgment of the Court of Appeal for Ontario pronounced January 15, 2014. The applicant was a Crown employee and a member of the

Appeal dismissed - 10 October 2014

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • October 10 2014

On appeal from the judgment of the Quebec Court of Appeal, 2012 QCCA 1449, pronounced August 15, 2012. Kazemi, a Canadian citizen, visited Iran in