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Ineffective Assistance of Counsel Claims – LAWPRO is here to help

AvoidAClaim: Claims Prevention & Practice Management for Lawyers

The appeal ground of ineffective assistance by trial counsel is steadily on the rise, as most recently demonstrated by the Ontario Court of Appeal case R. v. Trought, 2021 ONCA 379. Lawyers need to know how to best protect themselves while complying with their ethical responsibilities to their forme... more »

B.C. Case Comment: Alleged Victim of Elder Abuse Not Forced to Undergo Further Mental Capacity Assessment

BC Estate Litigation Blog

In B.C., a proceeding brought by a person under legal disability must be started by his or her litigation guardian. This often arises in the context of alleged elder abuse. A loved one may seek to remedy an incident of elder abuse (for example, undue influence), by bringing an action on behalf of th... more »

10 Ways Canada’s Consumer Privacy Protection Act Will Impact Privacy Practices

Canadian Privacy Law Blog

We just posted this on the McInnes Cooper client information site: 10 Ways Canada’s Consumer Privacy Protection Act Will Impact Privacy Practices November 19, 2020 By Sarah Anderson Dykema, CIPP/C, Lawyer at McInnes Cooper, David Fraser, Privacy Lawyer | Partner at McInnes Cooper On November 1... more »

Changes to the Condominium Act: A Guide to the New Condominium Guide

Condo Development Blog

Post by Annie Bailey Effective January 1, 2021, the Condominium Act, 1998 (the “Act”) will be amended to require condominium developers to provide potential purchasers of pre-construction and newly-built condominium units with a “Condominium Guide.” If you are a developer … Continue re... more »