WeirFoulds recognized in the 2022 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory
WeirFoulds is pleased to announce that 30 of our lawyers have been recognized in 19 different practice areas in the 2022 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory. Each lawyer was selected based upon […]
WeirFoulds Associate Agatha Wong discusses defamation in the digital age in article published by Lexpert Magazine
On December 6, 2021, Lexpert Magazine published an article authored by WeirFoulds associate Agatha Wong from our Commercial Litigation Practice Group. In the article, Agatha provides an essential review of […]
Peter Jacobsen discusses the unwarranted inclusion of journalists in civil injunctions in The Globe and Mail
Peter Jacobsen, WeirFoulds Partner and expert litigator in our Media & Defamation Practice Group, authored an opinion piece in the November 24, 2021 issue of The Globe and Mail. He […]
WeirFoulds recognized in the 2021 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory
WeirFoulds is pleased to announce that 28 of our lawyers have been recognized in 17 different practice areas in the 2021 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory. Each lawyer was selected based […]
WeirFoulds welcomes four new media and aviation lawyers
WeirFoulds is pleased to announce that Peter Jacobsen, Carlos Martins, Andrew MacDonald and Emma Romano have joined the firm effective September 1, 2020. They bring a wealth of knowledge and […]
Libel Tourism and Forum Shopping: The Supreme Court of Canada Applies the Van Breda Test to an Internet Defamation Claim
In Haaretz.com v. Goldhar, a decision released on June 6, 2018, the Supreme Court of Canada confronted the array of thorny analytical and practical issues raised by multijurisdictional defamation claims. […]
Case Law Update: Crookes v Newton
Libel and Slander Hyperlinks Publication Innocent Dissemination
Not Why I Ran for Office – The Perils of a Councillor Facing Allegations of Improper Conduct
Two principal matters of concern to councillors in terms of potential for allegations of misconduct are the Municipal Conflict of Interest Act and their council’s own code of conduct.
Case Law Update: Liberty Mutual et al v. Donatelli et al.
Security for Costs Libel and Slander Act Civil Procedure
The Power of the Internet: Beware of What You Write
In a recent decision, the Ontario Court of Appeal has described the Internet as one of the most powerful tools of communication ever invented, with the potential to be a medium of virtually limitless international defamation.