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  • Update: Upcoming Changes to the Construction Act

    In the year since its enactment, Ontario’s new Construction Act has already made a noted impact on the practice of construction law in the province. The amendments to the previous Construction Lien Act (“CLA”) were to be implemented in two phases: Phase 1, the modernization provisions, effective Jul … Read more »

  • Divorces settlement fraud using the name Annie Chang

    Four Ontario firms notified us that they received an email from the purported Annie Chang looking to retain them with regards to a collecting overdue payments resulting from a separation agreement. This appears to be a bad cheque scam that presents as legal matter requiring the assistance of a lawye … Read more »

  • New in practicePRO Library: Building a Better Law Practice

    Small steps can lead to big changes. For lawyers who want to improve their career, Building a Better Law Practice: Become a Better Lawyer in Five Minutes a Day is full of these small steps. A few minutes a day with this easy-to-read guide will help put you on the right path to growing your career. B … Read more »

  • Sale by non-resident seller pitfalls – New practicePRO flowchart and resources

    LAWPRO is seeing claims against purchasers’ lawyers pertaining to transactions where the seller was a non-resident and there was no s.116 clearance certificate provided on closing. It appears that the Canada Revenue Agency is being more diligent in enforcing the collection of the withholding amount … Read more »

  • Attention all real estate lawyers – Immediate action required

    Teraview Account Holders are reminded that authorizations to register documents in the electronic land registration system are good for five (5) years only. Lawyers must file an Authorization Renewal Form. Instructions can be found on the Service Ontario website, which can be accessed through a link … Read more »