Six WeirFoulds Partners Listed as Leading Infrastructure Lawyers in 2015 Lexpert® Special Edition – Infrastructure
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.
27 WeirFoulds Lawyers Recognized in 2016 Best Lawyers® in Canada Directory
WeirFoulds is pleased to announce that 27 of our lawyers have been listed in the 2016 edition of Best Lawyers® in Canada. Several WeirFoulds lawyers have been consistently recognized by […]
A Leap of Good Faith? Practical Implications of the Supreme Court of Canada’s Decision in Bhasin v. Hrynew for Contracting Parties – Update
A Leap of Good Faith? Practical Implications of the Supreme Court of Canada’s Decision in Bhasin v. Hrynew for Contracting Parties In Bhasin v. Hrynew, the Supreme Court of Canada […]
Estate Alert – Planning for Custody and Financial Support After Death
Parents with minor children have specific estate planning concerns. One such concern is how to provide financially for the children if one or both parents die. Another concern is who will care for and raise the children should both parents die at the same time.
WeirFoulds Congratulates Sylvia Adriano, Recognized as a “Corporate Lawyer to Watch” in the 2015 Lexpert® US/Canada Cross-Border Guide – Corporate
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.
Quiz: Good Faith and Honest Contractual Performance
In November 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada released a significant decision in Bhasin v. Hrynew, which recognized a new general duty of honesty in contractual performance. The court introduced […]
Partner Lyn Townsend Appointed to Bill 73 Development Charges Steering Committee
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.
Parkland Dedication: “How Low Can You Go?”
In the modern urban environment, parks and public recreational facilities are things that can be both greatly appreciated and taken for granted.
Congratulations to Rajeev Dewan, Steve Doak, Jill Dougherty, Jordan Glick and Karsten Lee, Our Newest Partners
WeirFoulds is pleased to announce that Rajeev Dewan, Steve Doak, Jill Dougherty, Jordan Glick and Karsten Lee have been admitted to the partnership.
“Litigating Through the Grey Zone: The Law of Testamentary Capacity” in Annual Review of Civil Litigation 2014
Cited in: David v. TransAmerica, 2015 ONSC 5192 INTRODUCTION It is estimated that approximately 44 million people around the world suffer with some form of dementia. By 2050, that number […]
WeirFoulds Ranked #3 in Novae Res Urbis Top 10 Development Law Firms in GTA
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.
A Leap of Good Faith? Practical Implications of the Supreme Court of Canada’s Decision in Bhasin v. Hrynew for Contracting Parties
In Bhasin v. Hrynew, the Supreme Court of Canada recognized a new general duty of honesty in contractual performance. Writing for the unanimous Court, Justice Cromwell stated that the new […]
M.H. v. College of Nurses of Ontario
Regulatory colleges must review accommodation requests from individuals with disabilities within the context of their public protection mandate. The Ontario Human Rights Code (Code) requires that they accommodate applicants and […]
Lisa Borsook named a Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winner
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.
Katsoulakos v Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario
The Divisional Court’s recent decision, Katsoulakos v Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario, raises two important issues for professional self-regulatory bodies in respect of the degree to which procedural fairness […]