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Ontario Superior Court of Justice dismisses all allegations against the Mayor of Caledon in an application brought pursuant to the Municipal Conflict of Interest Act.

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Tom Curry and Rebecca Jones of Lenczner Slaght acted as counsel for 407 ETR before the Court of Appeal for Ontario in a case concerning the limitation period applicable to 407 ETR debts.

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Following a lengthy trial, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice has determined that former York employees played key roles in several significant frauds.

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Recognized by Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory as leading practitioners.

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The Ministry of Finance of Ontario has retained two independent expert facilitators to lead the formal review.

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Naomi Loewith and Ian MacLeod win a significant jury verdict for a female high school student with developmental disabilities who was sexually assaulted. Lenczner Slaght acted pro bono in the action against the Thames Valley District School Board, which was responsible for supervising the student and for complying with its duties after the assault. The jury concluded that the Board had failed to meet the standard of care in dealing with the aftermath of the assault. 

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William McDowell was quoted on behalf of Mr. Michael DeGroote in the Globe and Mail and the National Post on January 23, 2015 regarding the bitter dispute over a US$112-million investment in Caribbean casinos which placed one of Canada's wealthiest businessmen, at the centre of bizarre accusations of Mafia exploitation, death threats and fraud.

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Canada's leading litigation practice grows to 53 lawyers.

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Nearly half of the firm's 49 lawyers are ranked as leading practitioners and two named "Lawyer of the Year" in the latest Best Lawyers Directory.

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Canada's leading litigation practice grows to 20 partners with newest additions.

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Canada's leading litigation practice also wins two national impact cases.

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Paul-Erik Veel's article on the topic appeared in the Toronto Star on February 8, 2013.

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Alan Lenczner and Andrew Parley's successful representation of Toronto Mayor, Rob Ford, in the application brought against him alleging that he breached the Municipal Conflict of Interest Act is featured in the Financial Post.

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Recognized by Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as leading practitioners.

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Ian Binnie, Q.C. speaks to Heather Hiscox on CBC News Now about the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

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Ian Binnie, Q.C. speaks to Evan Soloman on CBC's radio show The House and shares his thoughts on the impact of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, mandatory minimums and judicial activism.

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Mississauga Inquiry set to begin with William C. McDowell as Commission Counsel.

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"Mississauga Judicial Inquiry - "a great deal remains unknown" William C. McDowell. The City of Mississauga Judicial Inquiry opened on Monday, December 14, 2009, and is now adjourned for preparatory investigative work. The Inquiry is to resume no later than March 1, 2010.

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William C. McDowell has been appointed as Commission Counsel, and Naomi D. Loewith has been named Associate Commission Counsel, to the judicial inquiry to be conducted into the potential conflicts of interest with respect to the City of Mississauga's purchase of lands within the City Centre.