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WeirFoulds lawyers recognized as Toronto "Lawyers of the Year" by Best Lawyers® in Canada

August 22, 2017
Glenn W. Ackerley, Christopher J. Tzekas

WeirFoulds is pleased to announce that Glenn Ackerley and Christopher Tzekas have each been recognized as "Lawyer of the Year - Toronto" in the 2018 edition of Best Lawyers® in Canada.

Lisa Borsook named to the Women's Executive Network's (WXN) Top 100 Hall of Fame

November 23, 2016
Lisa A. Borsook

WeirFoulds LLP is pleased to announce that Lisa Borsook, Executive Partner has been inducted into the Women's Executive Network's (WXN) Top 100 Hall of Fame. Lisa receives this prestigious honour as a multi-time winner of the WXN Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award.

Ralph Kroman Discusses Cyber Security with Canadian Lawyer Inhouse

April 25, 2016
Ralph H. Kroman

Ralph Kroman, a partner in the Intellectual Property and Information Technology practice at WeirFoulds, is featured in the article "The shifting sands of cybersecurity", in the May 2016 edition of Canadian Lawyer Inhouse.

Raj Dewan Appointed to Ontario Securities Commission's Small and Medium Enterprises Committee

April 13, 2016

Raj Dewan, a partner in the Corporate Practice Group, has been appointed to the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC)'s Small and Medium Enterprises Committee (SMEC).

WeirFoulds Proud to Sponsor The Construction Institute of Canada's 2016 National Student Bid Competition Awards Gala

April 12, 2016
Glenn W. Ackerley

WeirFoulds is proud to sponsor and support The Construction Institute of Canada's 2016 National Student Bid Competition Awards Gala. The Simulated Student Bid Competition is an annual event held to assist students to understand the real life challenges that are present within the construction bidding and estimating process.

Glenn Ackerley Discusses Building Infrastructure in Lexpert Cover Feature

April 11, 2016
Glenn W. Ackerley

Glenn Ackerley, partner and Chair of the Construction practice at WeirFoulds, is featured in the cover article "Building Infrastructure: The Legal Framework for Canada's Push", in the April 2016 edition of Lexpert.

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WeirFoulds Proud to Continue to Sponsor CSE Day Toronto - Spring Pitch 2016

April 8, 2016
Michael Dolphin

WeirFoulds is proud of its continuing support of the Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE) Day initiative. The third CSE Day event, CSE Day Toronto - Spring Pitch 2016, on April 28, 2016 is focused on CSE-listed companies and investors.

WeirFoulds Proud to Sponsor TieQuest 2016 Competition for Entrepreneurs

April 6, 2016

WeirFoulds is proud to be a sponsor of TiEQuest, an annual business venture competition with a mission to connect entrepreneurs with the investment community. This year's TiEQuest will be held on April 21, 2016, with over 200 entrepreneurs expected to participate from every major city in North America.

Benchmark Canada Recognizes Eight WeirFoulds Lawyers

April 5, 2016
Bryan Finlay QC, Nikiforos Iatrou, J. Gregory Richards, Michael Statham, Marie-Andrée Vermette, Frank E. Walwyn, Robert B. Warren

WeirFoulds is pleased to announce that eight partners have been listed in the 4th edition of Benchmark Canada, the Guide to Canada's Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys.

Nikiforos Iatrou Ranked in Competition/Antitrust: Litigators in Chambers Global 2016

March 17, 2016
Nikiforos Iatrou

WeirFoulds is pleased to announce that Nikiforos Iatrou, Partner and head of the Competition Practice Group at the firm, has been ranked by Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers 2016 in the Competition/Antitrust: Litigators — Canada category.

Frank Walwyn to Receive the Ontario Bar Association Award for Distinguished Service

March 15, 2016
Frank E. Walwyn

Frank Walwyn, senior litigation partner at WeirFoulds, is set to receive the Ontario Bar Association's 2016 Award for Distinguished Service at an award ceremony in Toronto on April 20, 2016.

Frank Walwyn Admitted to American College of Trial Lawyers

March 14, 2016
Frank E. Walwyn

Frank Walwyn has become a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in North America.

The induction ceremony at which Frank became a Fellow took place at the 2016 Spring Meeting of the College.

Lisa Borsook Selected as the 2016 Recipient of the Laura Legge Award

March 11, 2016
Lisa A. Borsook

We are pleased to announce that WeirFoulds Executive Partner Lisa Borsook is being honoured as the 2016 recipient of The Laura Legge Award. The Laura Legge Award recognizes women lawyers from Ontario who have exemplified leadership within the profession. The award was established in 2007 in honour of the late Laura Legge, O. Ont., Q.C., the first woman ever elected as a bencher of the Law Society and the first woman to serve as Treasurer.

WeirFoulds Celebrates International Women's Day

March 8, 2016

WeirFoulds LLP has a long standing and strong commitment to supporting women in the workplace. Applicants regardless of sex, race, national or ethnic origin, religion, sexual orientation, age or mental or physical disability are treated equally and respectfully in our hiring process. As such, the principles of employment equity, diversity and human rights have been an integral part of WeirFoulds since our beginning. In part, this stems from the fact that we have strong roots in the Greater Toronto Area, and our people are reflective of our Canadian identity. WeirFoulds continues to strive to be a fully integrated multicultural firm. We recruit and hire women and men of all ages, cultures and beliefs. We select applicants based on their abilities, goals and experience, and we foster an environment of acceptance and mutual respect.

Frank Walwyn Discusses Striving for Excellence and Diversity as an Advantage

March 4, 2016
Frank E. Walwyn

Frank Walwyn, a senior litigation partner at WeirFoulds, discussed the need for students to strive for excellence, and how diversity can gain a competitive advantage in the legal profession as the keynote speaker at the 25th Annual National Conference of the Black Law Students' Association (BLSA Canada), and in an informal presentation to Queen's Law students respectively.

WeirFoulds is Proud to Support Flip Your Wig for Justice as a Premier Partner

March 2, 2016
Raj Anand

WeirFoulds is proud to continue as a Premier Partner of Flip Your Wig for Justice. Flip Your Wig for Justice is a pledge-based fundraiser, and an awareness-raising campaign in support of five non-profit, access to justice-serving organizations in Ontario.

WeirFoulds Proudly Supports the Sopinka Cup 2016

February 28, 2016
John M. Buhlman, J. Gregory Richards

WeirFoulds is proud to continue its long-standing support of the Sopinka Cup, Canada's national trial advocacy competition, organized by The Advocates' Society, and funded by the American College of Trial Lawyers.

Glenn Ackerley Discusses Breaking Down Barriers in Procurement

February 24, 2016
Glenn W. Ackerley

Glenn Ackerley, partner, construction law, discussed breaking down barriers in procurement at the Breaking Down Barriers - Identifying Opportunities - Overcoming Challenges session hosted by the Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce on February 24, 2016. The event was covered by local newspaper Niagara This Week, in an article by Paul Forsyth entitled Stopping the hallowing out of the Niagara construction industry: Forum focuses on barriers to local firms getting municipal contracts.

WeirFoulds is Proud to Support the Osgoode Women's Network OWN Your Career Event

February 22, 2016

WeirFoulds is proud to support the Osgoode Women's Network (OWN), Fourth Annual OWN Your Career networking event taking place on February 25, 2016.  The guest of honour this year is Justice Kelly P. Wright.

WeirFoulds is a Proud Sponsor of the Arnup Cup 2016

February 10, 2016
John M. Buhlman, J. Gregory Richards, Marie-Andrée Vermette

WeirFoulds is proud to continue to sponsor the Arnup Cup, an annual trial advocacy competition for Ontario law schools, organized by The Advocates' Society. The Cup bears the name of the Honourable John D. Arnup, O.C., Q.C., who for many years sat as a distinguished member of the Court of Appeal for Ontario following a career at WeirFoulds as one of Canada's finest litigation counsel.

WeirFoulds Represents Honeywell in the Acquisition of COM DEV International's Space Hardware and Systems Business

February 4, 2016
Richard J. Arezes, Jennie Baek, Ruth De Sousa, Conor Dooley, Jim Dublack, Wayne T. Egan, Nikiforos Iatrou, Ann Lattanzio, Karsten T. Lee, Eva Lombardi, Irene MacLeod, Maralynne A. Monteith, Ryan L. Morris, Steven Rukavina

On Thursday, February 4, 2016, Honeywell (NYSE:HON) completed the previously announced acquisition by plan of arrangement of COM DEV International Ltd. (TSX:CDV), a leading satellite and space components provider of switches and multiplexers.

WeirFoulds Proud to Continue Supporting the Black Law Students' Association of Canada and BLSACares

February 3, 2016
Frank E. Walwyn

WeirFoulds is proud to continue supporting the Black Law Students' Association of Canada (BLSA Canada) by sponsoring the 25th Annual National Conference and the association's charitable branch, BLSACares.

WeirFoulds is a Proud Sponsor of ChangSchoolTalks

January 29, 2016
Frank E. Walwyn

WeirFoulds is proud of its continuing affiliation with the G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education, by sponsoring the ChangSchoolTalks 2016 program. This dynamic, full-day professional development and networking event connects participants with leading experts in education and technology. The second annual ChangSchoolTalks will take place on February 17, 2016.

WeirFoulds Proud to Continue to Support Toronto Startups through Silicon Valley-Based Founder Institute

January 27, 2016

WeirFoulds is proud to continue to support Toronto's thriving startup community for a fourth session of Founder Institute – Toronto Chapter. The firm partners with Founder Institute to provide valuable legal advice to program participants, drawing on our extensive expertise assisting entrepreneurs and high-growth companies in all areas of corporate and securities law.

Raj Anand, Counsel for the David Asper Centre for Constitutional Freedoms in a SCC Constitutional Test

January 15, 2016
Raj Anand

Raj Anand, a senior civil litigation and human rights partner at WeirFoulds, and a bencher of the Law Society of Upper Canada, is featured in the January 15, 2016 edition of The Lawyers Weekly in "Government agent immunity issue one of the challenges for SCC:  Winter session will also look at penalties, admissibility, infanticide". 

Four WeirFoulds Partners Named in the 2016 Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide

December 18, 2015
Glenn W. Ackerley, Lisa A. Borsook, Bryan Finlay QC, W. A. Derry Millar

We are pleased to announce that four WeirFoulds partners have been ranked in the Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada.

Four WeirFoulds Partners in Lexpert® Special Edition on Litigation

December 18, 2015
Bryan Finlay QC, W. A. Derry Millar, Kenneth Prehogan, J. Gregory Richards

We are pleased to announce that Bryan Finlay, W.A. Derry Millar, Kenneth Prehogan, and J. Gregory Richards have been listed in the Lexpert® Special Edition - Canada's Leading Litigation Lawyers.

WeirFoulds Partner Emeritus Bryan Finlay, QC, Joins Supreme Court Advocacy Institute Advisor Roster for Toronto

December 17, 2015
Bryan Finlay QC

WeirFoulds is pleased to announce that Partner Emeritus Bryan Finlay, QC, has accepted an invitation from the Supreme Court Advocacy Institute to join the Advisor Roster for Toronto.

WeirFoulds Ranked #1 in Novae Res Urbis Top 10 Development Law Firms in GTA

December 16, 2015
Glenn W. Ackerley, Denise Baker, John M. Buhlman, Paul Chronis, Jeff G. Cowan, M. Jill Dougherty, Bruce H. Engell, Aisling Flarity, Sean G. Foran, Barnet H. Kussner, Michael J. McQuaid QC, Jennifer J Meader, J. Gregory Richards, Sylvain R. Rouleau, Christopher J. Tzekas

WeirFoulds is thrilled to announce that it has taken the top spot in Novae Res Urbis' (NRU) 17th annual ranking of the GTA's most prominent planning and development law firms.

Lisa Borsook named a Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winner

November 25, 2015
Lisa A. Borsook

WeirFoulds LLP is pleased to announce that executive partner Lisa Borsook has been named once again as a recipient in the Women's Executive Network's (WXN) Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Awards in the RBC Champion Category. This is the third time Lisa has been named to this list. In 2013 she was recognized in the KPMG Professionals category, and in 2014 in the RBC Champions category.

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WeirFoulds Partner Ian Mitchell named 2015 Lexpert® Rising Star

November 20, 2015

WeirFoulds is delighted to announce that Ian Mitchell has been named a 2015 Lexpert® Rising Star. This award honours Canada's leading lawyers under 40 from law firms and in-house, paying tribute to those in the legal profession who have an exceptional record of success, community leadership and contributions to their firm or company's achievements. Awards were presented at the Annual Gala held at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel on November 19, 2015.

Partner Robert Warren named by Lexpert® as a Leading Energy Lawyer in Canada

November 2, 2015
Robert B. Warren

WeirFoulds partner Robert Warren is named by Lexpert® as a Leading Energy Lawyer in Canada in the November 2015 Special Edition of The Globe and Mail's Report on Business.

Partner Emeritus John McKellar Recognized at Mayor's Evening for the Arts

October 28, 2015
John D. McKellar CM QC

WeirFoulds Partner Emeritus John McKellar, CM, QC, was recognized at the Mayor's Evening for the Arts for serving eight years as Board Chair of the Toronto Arts Council. Held on October 26, 2015 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, the event raised funds in support of the Toronto Arts Foundation.

WeirFoulds proud to be ranked in inaugural Chambers Canada 2016 guide

October 2, 2015
Glenn W. Ackerley, Bryan Finlay QC, Nikiforos Iatrou

WeirFoulds is proud to announce that three of our partners are ranked as leaders in their fields in the inaugural edition of Chambers Canada.

Frank Walwyn discusses his path to success in The Globe and Mail

September 28, 2015
Frank E. Walwyn

Frank Walwyn, a litigation partner known for his work in Canada and the Caribbean, was featured in The Globe and Mail, in an article entitled "WeirFoulds partner Frank Walwyn goes beyond borders to find success".

Six WeirFoulds Partners Listed as Leading Infrastructure Lawyers in 2015 Lexpert® Special Edition – Infrastructure

August 31, 2015
Glenn W. Ackerley, Lisa A. Borsook, Barnet H. Kussner, Bradley N. McLellan, Christopher J. Tzekas, Robert B. Warren

WeirFoulds is pleased to announce that six partners are listed in the 2015 Lexpert® Special Edition – Infrastructure, recognizing them among Canada's leading infrastructure lawyers. This special edition will be published in The Globe and Mail's September issue of Report on Business magazine.

Glenn Ackerley Acts as Fairness Advisor and Releases his Report on the Mega Hospital Site Selection Process in Windsor

July 30, 2015
Glenn W. Ackerley

Glenn Ackerley, partner, WeirFoulds LLP, acted as the Fairness Advisor in the process of selecting a site for a New Single-Site Acute Care Hospital in Windsor.

While a Fairness Advisor was not required for this process by the terms of the Ontario Broader Public Sector Procurement Directive, the Co-Chairs of the Program and Services Steering Committee decided that this role would add an extra layer of accountability to the process.

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WeirFoulds Proud to Support Toronto Startups through Silicon Valley-Based Founder Institute

July 24, 2015

WeirFoulds is proud to support Toronto's thriving startup community for a third session of the Founder Institute. The firm provides valuable legal advice to program participants, drawing on expertise assisting entrepreneurs and high-growth companies in all areas of corporate and securities law.

Jeff Cowan Discusses Energy Fundamentals Group Inc. v. Veresen Inc., Impact of Bhasin v. Hrynew, in Canadian Lawyer Inhouse

July 21, 2015
Jeff G. Cowan

Jeff Cowan, partner at WeirFoulds LLP, discusses the recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision in Energy Fundamentals Group Inc. v. Veresen Inc. in Canadian Lawyer Inhouse. The case involved implied terms in contracts.

WeirFoulds Welcomes Students from the Law in Action Within Schools (LAWS) Annual Summer Job Program

July 14, 2015

WeirFoulds is a proud to once again act as a supporter and participant in the Law in Action Within Schools (LAWS) annual Summer Job Program (SJP). WeirFoulds has been an active contributor to and advocate of the program since 2008, and has hosted several students from  the program who have an interest in learning more about the legal community.

WeirFoulds Senior Counsel Bill Ross Appointed to the Royal Canadian Mint Board of Directors

June 30, 2015
N. William C. Ross

Joe Oliver, Minister of Finance, today announced the appointment of N. William C. Ross to the Board of Directors of the Royal Canadian Mint. 

Partner Raj Anand Appointed Constitutional Litigator-in-Residence

June 26, 2015
Raj Anand

WeirFoulds is pleased to congratulate partner Raj Anand on his appointment as Litigator-in-Residence for Fall 2015 at the David Asper Centre for Constitutional Rights at his alma mater, the University of Toronto, Faculty of Law.

WeirFoulds Well Represented in the 2015 Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory

June 23, 2015
Glenn W. Ackerley, Raj Anand, Lisa A. Borsook, Clare E. Burns, Jeff G. Cowan, Lori M. Duffy, Bryan Finlay QC, Barnet H. Kussner, Bradley N. McLellan, Michael J. McQuaid QC, W. A. Derry Millar, Kenneth Prehogan, J. Gregory Richards, David R. Thompson, Christopher J. Tzekas, Robert B. Warren

WeirFoulds is pleased to announce the recognition of 17 lawyers as "Leading Practitioners" in the 2015 Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory. Each lawyer was selected based on recognition by their peers and highlights the firm's expertise across a range of practice areas. 

WeirFoulds Recognized as a Proud Supporter of the Progress Place Transitional Employment Program

June 23, 2015

Progress Place honoured WeirFoulds as an ongoing sponsor at the Progress Place Gala on June 16, 2015. WeirFoulds is a proud supporter of Progress Place and has been a part of the Transitional Employment Program for several years.

WeirFoulds Congratulates Sylvia Adriano, Recognized as a "Corporate Lawyer to Watch" in the 2015 Lexpert® US/Canada Cross-Border Guide – Corporate

June 16, 2015
Sylvia Adriano

WeirFoulds partner Sylvia Adriano is named a "Corporate Lawyer to Watch" in the 2015 Lexpert® Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada.

WeirFoulds Congratulates All Nominees and Winners at the 2015 CGCA Awards

June 5, 2015

WeirFoulds congratulates all nominees and winners at the 2015 Canadian General Counsel Awards. WeirFoulds is a proud sponsor of this annual event and applauds all those who were recognized for excellence in their profession and dedication to the community at large.

H. Scott Fairley to Receive the 2015 OBA Award of Excellence in International Law

May 8, 2015

WeirFoulds is pleased to announce that our colleague Scott Fairley will be honoured by the Ontario Bar Association with the 2015 OBA Award of Excellence in International Law.

WeirFoulds Partner Raj Anand Re-elected as Bencher

May 5, 2015
Raj Anand

WeirFoulds LLP is pleased to congratulate our Partner Raj Anand on his re-election to a third and final term as a Bencher of the Law Society of Upper Canada.

Partner Lyn Townsend Appointed to Bill 73 Development Charges Steering Committee

March 23, 2015

WeirFoulds is pleased to announce partner Lyn Townsend has been appointed by the Province to the newly formed Bill 73 Development Charges Steering Committee. The Steering Committee will work with the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing and the working groups formed to provide advice to the Provincial government on regulatory changes needed to implement the new provisions of the Development Charges Act.

Chambers Global 2015 Ranks Three WeirFoulds Partners

March 13, 2015
Glenn W. Ackerley, Bryan Finlay QC, Nikiforos Iatrou

WeirFoulds is proud to announce that three partners are ranked in Chambers Global 2015.

WeirFoulds Welcomes Reta Coburn as New COO

January 22, 2015
Sara Swartz-Hawley

WeirFoulds is pleased to announce that Reta Coburn has joined as Chief Operating Officer. As COO, Reta will have an instrumental leadership role in advancing the firm's strategy and its operations and administration.

Congratulations to Rajeev Dewan, Steve Doak, Jill Dougherty, Jordan Glick and Karsten Lee, Our Newest Partners

January 7, 2015
Stephen B. Doak, M. Jill Dougherty, Jordan Glick, Karsten T. Lee

WeirFoulds is pleased to announce that Rajeev Dewan, Steve Doak, Jill Dougherty, Jordan Glick and Karsten Lee have been admitted to the partnership.

WeirFoulds Sponsors Tribute to Mississauga Mayor Hazel McCallion

December 19, 2014

Toronto Construction Association and WeirfFoulds pay tribute to Mayor Hazel McCallion.

WeirFoulds Ranked #3 in Novae Res Urbis Top 10 Development Law Firms in GTA

December 17, 2014
Glenn W. Ackerley, Denise Baker, John M. Buhlman, Jeff G. Cowan, M. Jill Dougherty, Bruce H. Engell, Aisling Flarity, Sean G. Foran, Barnet H. Kussner, Michael J. McQuaid QC, Jennifer J Meader, J. Gregory Richards, Sylvain R. Rouleau, Christopher J. Tzekas

WeirFoulds is thrilled to announce that it has risen to # 3 in Novae Res Urbis' (NRU) 16th annual ranking of the GTA's most prominent planning and development law firms, from #6 in 2013.

Lisa Borsook named a Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winner

November 27, 2014
Lisa A. Borsook

WeirFoulds LLP is pleased to announce that executive partner Lisa Borsook has been named a recipient in the Women's Executive Network's (WXN) 2014 Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Awards in the RBC Champions Category. These awards celebrate and highlight the professional achievements of women across the country in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. Winners will be honoured at a gala on November 27, 2014.

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Partner Sylvia Adriano named 2014 Lexpert® Rising Star

November 21, 2014
Sylvia Adriano

WeirFoulds is delighted to announce that Sylvia Adriano has been named a 2014 Lexpert® Rising Star. This award honours Canada's leading lawyers under 40 from law firms and in-house, paying tribute to those in the legal profession who have an exceptional record of success, community leadership and contributions to their firm or company's achievements. Awards were presented at the Annual Gala held at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel on November 20, 2014.

Partner Robert Warren named by Lexpert® as a Leading Energy Lawyer in Canada

November 18, 2014
Robert B. Warren

WeirFoulds partner Robert Warren is named by Lexpert® as a Leading Energy Lawyer in Canada in the November 2014 Special Edition of The Globe and Mail's Report on Business.

WeirFoulds' Frank Walwyn Receives Professional Excellence Award in 2014 Planet Africa Awards

October 20, 2014
Frank E. Walwyn

WeirFoulds LLP is delighted to announce that partner Frank Walwyn will receive the Professional Excellence Award in the 2014 Planet Africa Awards. Recipients were selected by a panel under the direction of Silvertrust Communications, the parent company of Planet Africa Network. The organization's vision is to advance the aspirations of people of African origin.

Congratulations to our partner Clare Burns, recognized with a 2014 Lexpert Zenith Award for excellence in estate and tax planning

October 8, 2014
Clare E. Burns

We are delighted to announce that Clare Burns has been selected as a recipient of the 2014 Lexpert Zenith Award for her work in estate and personal tax planning. This year the award recognizes lawyers called between 1986 and 2000 who have demonstrated excellence and thought leadership in their respective practice area - setting new standards for the profession.

WeirFoulds Executive Partner Lisa Borsook Appointed to Advise Ryerson Dean

October 7, 2014
Lisa A. Borsook

WeirFoulds LLP is proud to announce that Executive Partner Lisa Borsook has been appointed to the Dean's Council at the Ted Rogers School of Management (TRSM) at Ryerson University.

John McKellar, CM QC, to Receive Alumni of Influence Award from U of T's University College

September 24, 2014
John D. McKellar CM QC

WeirFoulds is thrilled to announce that our Partner Emeritus John McKellar, CM QC, will receive an Alumni of Influence Award from his alma mater, University College at the University of Toronto.

Best Lawyers® International recognizes WeirFoulds' Bryan Finlay, QC as Lawyer of the Year in Bet-the-Company Litigation

August 25, 2014
Bryan Finlay QC

Bryan Finlay is among 24 WeirFoulds lawyers listed in the 2015 edition of the Best Lawyers® International directory – one of Canada's most highly regarded legal directories. The "Lawyer of the Year" accolade is especially significant, as only a single lawyer in each practice area and region receives the honour.

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Partner Caroline Abela Speaks Out on Protecting Seniors from Financial Abuse

July 10, 2014

To spread awareness of the growing crime of financial abuse of seniors, Caroline Abela has given a series of media interviews.

WeirFoulds Competition Group Scores Precedent-Setting Victory for Kobo Inc.

March 19, 2014
Nikiforos Iatrou

Acting for Toronto-based e-book retailer Kobo Inc., WeirFoulds LLP's Competition Group has convinced the Competition Tribunal to prevent the implementation of a settlement agreement struck between Canada's Competition Bureau and four major publishers, Hachette Book Group, HarperCollins, Macmillan and Simon & Schuster. The settlement agreement would have fundamentally altered Kobo's contracting practices with these publishers, and on March 18, the Competition Tribunal gave Kobo the green light to test the settlement agreement to ensure it is consistent with Canada's Competition Act.

WeirFoulds Partner W.A. Derry Millar to Receive 2014 Law Society Medal

March 17, 2014
W. A. Derry Millar

WeirFoulds LLP is delighted to announce that our Partner Derry Millar has been chosen to receive a 2014 Law Society Medal. The Medal was established in 1985 by the Law Society of Upper Canada to honour outstanding lawyers in Ontario who provide exceptional service, whether in a particular area of practice, in the academic sphere, or in some other professional capacity.

WeirFoulds successfully argues for interim injunction in The Real Jerk case

February 16, 2012
Albert G. Formosa

Justice Low of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice awards an interim injunction for the owner and operator of The Real Jerk.

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