Internal Communications with Law Firm Committees: Privileged?
In Lipson v Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP, 2019 ONSC 5483, 148 O.R. (3d) 146, a class action by investors against a law firm, Justice Perell revisits the law of […]
WeirFoulds is listed in the Canadian Lawyer Inhouse Top 10 Ontario Regional Firms
WeirFoulds LLP is delighted to announce that we have been listed in the Top 10 Ontario Regional Firms feature in the July/August edition of Canadian Lawyer Inhouse magazine as determined […]
Best Lawyers in Canada Recognizes Two WeirFoulds Partners as Toronto “Lawyers of the Year”
Among our 34 lawyers listed in the 2019 edition of Best Lawyers® in Canada are seasoned litigators Clare Burns and Bryan Finlay, who are also recognized as Toronto “Lawyers of […]
WeirFoulds Congratulates Bryan Finlay, Q.C. on Being Awarded The Advocates’ Society Medal
WeirFoulds is pleased to announce that Bryan Finlay, Q.C. was awarded The Advocates’ Society Medal at a gala dinner on February 2019. The Advocates’ Society Medal is the highest expression […]
“Entrepreneurial” Class Plaintiff Hit With $1 Million Costs Award
In Yip v. HSBC Holdings plc, a decision released on November 20, 2017, Justice Perell awarded partial indemnity costs of $1 million to defendants that had succeeded, on jurisdictional and forum conveniens grounds, in defeating a proposed shareholder class action.
Michael Statham discusses Canadian securities class actions with Corporate Disputes Magazine
WeirFoulds Managing Partner Michael Statham is a featured panelist in a discussion of Canadian Securities Class Action Litigation in Oct-Dec 2017 issue of Corporate Disputes Magazine.
WeirFoulds Lawyers Recognized in 2017 Best Lawyers® in Canada Directory
WeirFoulds is pleased to announce that 27 of our lawyers have been listed in the 2017 edition of Best Lawyers® in Canada. WeirFoulds has proudly earned 45 rankings in 21 […]
Marie-Andrée Vermette Elected a Director of The Advocates’ Society
WeirFoulds is proud to announce that litigation partner Marie-Andrée Vermette has been elected a Director of The Advocates’ Society. The Board of Directors is responsible for managing and supervising the activities and affairs of The Advocates’ Society. Marie-Andrée will also be a member of some of the Society’s Standing Committees.
An Open Book: Canadian Courts Favor Disclosure in Antitrust Cases
In recent years, Canadian competition class-action jurisprudence has tilted in plaintiffs’ favor. Canadian courts have recognized low thresholds for certification and allowed certification of indirect purchaser class-action lawsuits. This trend […]
Marie-Andrée Vermette Discusses Trillium Motor World Class Action against GM Canada and Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP with Canadian Lawyer Inhouse
Marie-Andrée Vermette, partner at WeirFoulds LLP, discussed the recent decision in the Trillium Motor World class action against GM Canada and Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP with Canadian Lawyer Inhouse. […]
WeirFoulds Acts as Co-counsel for Trillium Motor World in Class Action against GM Canada and Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
On Wednesday, July 8, 2015, Justice Thomas McEwen released his highly-anticipated judgment following the class action trial in Trillium Motor World Ltd. v. General Motors of Canada Limited and Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP.
Twenty-one WeirFoulds lawyers named in 2013 Best Lawyers in Canada
Twenty-one WeirFoulds lawyers have been recognized by their colleagues in an annual peer-review survey and named to the 2013 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada, one of the most […]
Case Law Update: Smith v Inco Limited
Environmental Contamination Nuisance Strict Liability Application of Limitation Period in Class Actions
Case Law Update: TA & K Enterprises Inc v Suncor Energy Products Inc
2011 ONCA 613 (Released September 27, 2011) Franchise – Arthur Wishart Act – Disclosure Document – One-year Term – Franchise Fee In this decision, the Court of Appeal for Ontario […]
Case Law Update: Seidel v TELUS Communications Inc
Class Action Consumer Contract Arbitration Clause