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The solicitor-client privilege and the duty of loyalty are confirmed once again by the Supreme Court of Canada

  • Langlois Kronstrom Desjardins LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 11 2015

The fundamental importance of solicitor-client privilege and of lawyers' duty of loyalty to their clients was confirmed once again by the Supreme

Limitations periods and invoices

  • Speigel Nichols Fox LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 11 2015

Paralegal’s invoice stated that payment was to be remitted 30 days from the date of the invoice. Limitation period therefore ran from the 31st day

Nova Scotia Barristers Society without jurisdiction to refuse Trinity Western University grads

  • Lenczner Slaght Royce Smith Griffin LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 5 2015

The Nova Scotia Supreme Court ruled late in January that the Nova Scotia Barristers Society ("NSBS") must accredit law degrees granted by Trinity

Hesje v. Law Society of Saskatchewan

  • Harper Grey LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 24 2015

Lawyer found guilty of conduct unbecoming a lawyer after he lost touch with his pro bono client and was unable to reach him when the plaintiff

Solicitor-client privilege trumps federal anti-terrorist laws

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 23 2015

The Supreme Court of Canada recently struck down sections of the federal terrorist financing and money laundering law because it violated

Supreme Court of Canada upholds solicitor-client privilege settling a 15 year dispute

  • McMillan LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 20 2015

On February 13, 2015 the Supreme Court of Canada ("SCC") released a ruling in Canada (Attorney General) v. Federation of Law Societies of Canada

Canada - Supreme Court releases two decisions on the role of privacy in state investigations

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Canada
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  • February 19 2015

Two recent decisions of the Supreme Court of Canada (“Court”) contribute to the growing Canadian case

SCC recognizes a lawyer’s duty of commitment to the client’s cause

  • Bennett Jones LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 17 2015

In a decision released on Friday, the Supreme Court of Canada has recognized a new principle of fundamental justice: a lawyer's duty of commitment to

When is incivility professional misconduct? The appeal decision in Groia v. The Law Society of Upper Canada

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 17 2015

On Feb. 2, 2015, the Ontario Divisional Court rejected Joseph Groia’s appeal of professional misconduct findings that have been the subject of much

The test for uncivil conduct in litigation

  • Bennett Jones LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 9 2015

The Divisional Court released its reasons respecting the Law Society of Upper Canada's disciplinary proceeding against Joseph Groia on February 2