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November 25, 2016

Fifteen Lenczner Slaght lawyers have been ranked in the Lexpert 2016 Guide to the Leading U.S/Canada Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers in Canada

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November 25, 2016

Monique Jilesen is quoted in the Lexpert / Report on Business article Keeping it Affordable from November 25, 2016.

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September 29, 2016

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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August 10, 2016

Nearly half of the firm’s lawyers recognized among Canada’s foremost practitioners

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June 22, 2016

This year, the Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory increased the number of Lenczner Slaght lawyers ranked among the best in Canada to 23, up from 20 in 2015. 

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June 09, 2016

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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March 30, 2016

Canada's leading litigation practice recognized in tier one for 14 consecutive years.

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February 04, 2016

Canada's leading litigation practice once again tops the list of litigation firms in the 2016 Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada.

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January 11, 2016

Canada's leading litigation practice acted as counsel on the top case in Lexpert's annual ranking

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December 08, 2015

Recognition of Lenczner Slaght lawyers as Canada's Leading Cross-Border Litigators Endures

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November 27, 2015

Tom Curry and Andrew Parley were quoted in The Lawyers Weekly on November 27, 2015.

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November 10, 2015

Seven lawyers singled out by peers as leading practitioners in their field.

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October 06, 2015

Alan Lenczner was profiled in a feature article published in the Financial Post's Legal Post in September entitled "The man fighting for Equadorian villagers in their Canadian case against Chevron."

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September 14, 2015

Counsel for the Ecuadorian plaintiffs in a Canadian action for an order recognizing a $9.51 billion (USD) Judgment obtained in Ecuador against Chevron Corporation regarding oil pollution in the Amazon.  Successful respondents in an appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada of the jurisdictional challenge of the action for recognition and enforcement.

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August 24, 2015

Half of the firm's lawyers are ranked as leading practitioners and three named "Lawyer of the Year" in the latest Best Lawyers Directory.

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August 20, 2015

Lenczner Slaght lawyers recognized for litigation in 2015 Who's Who Legal.

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July 20, 2015

Paul-Erik Veel was quoted in the Toronto Star on July 19, 2015 on the complaints about the contradictions in the provincial laws that govern towns and cities.

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July 20, 2015

Eli Lederman was quoted in Canadian Lawyer InHouse on July 20, 2015 regarding the decision in Energy Fundamentals Group Inc. v. Veresen Inc., 2015 ONCA 514, a significant case concerning the implication of contractual terms.

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June 25, 2015

Recognized by Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory as leading practitioners.

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May 27, 2015

Monique Jilesen was quoted in Canadian Lawyer on May 27, 2015 regarding the recent Court of Appeal decision in Rea v. Wildeboer.

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May 25, 2015

Eli Lederman was quoted in the May, 2015 issue of Lexpert Magazine in relation to his involvement and his insight into the decision in Bhasin v. Hrynew et al.

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May 18, 2015

Monique Jilesen was quoted in the May 18, 2015 issue of Law Times regarding the decision in Nortel Networks Corporation (Re), 2015 ONSC 2987.

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May 04, 2015

Jon Laxer was quoted in the Financial Post on May 4, 2015, following his interview with Julius Melnitzer about the recent Supreme Court of Canada decision in White Burgess Langille Inman v. Abbott and Haliburton Co.

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April 02, 2015

Canada's leading litigation practice remains highly regarded for 13 consecutive years.

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March 30, 2015

13 Lenczner Slaght lawyers recognized in the 2015 Benchmark Litigation Directory.

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March 27, 2015

Tom Curry was quoted in the March 27, 2015 issue of the Lawyers Weekly on the recent British Colombia Court of Appeal decision in R. v. Orr  involving issues of expert evidence.

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March 09, 2015

Alan J. Lenczner and Brendan Morrison were featured in the Fall/Winter issue of the University of Toronto's UTLaw Alumni Magazine regarding the Yaiguaje et al. v. Chevron Corporation et al. case.

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March 05, 2015

Canadian Rounds of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Taking Place in Halifax.

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March 02, 2015

Monique Jilesen was quoted in Law Times on whether online courts and dispute resolution are in Ontario's future and what that would mean to lawyers.

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February 27, 2015

Marguerite Ethier was named member of the CGCA Advisory Board for 2015.

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February 27, 2015

Anne Posno was quoted in the Lawyers Weekly on February 27, 2015 in relation to a recent Ontario Superior Court decision in Spence v. BMO Trust Company, 2015 ONSC which deals with expanding application of public policy to void a will, and in so doing has raised concerns of floodgates and abuse.

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February 16, 2015

Eli Lederman, Jon Laxer and Constanza Pauchulo appellant counsel to Heritage Education Funds Inc. and Larry Hrynew in Bhasin v. Hrynew et al. were mentioned in Lexpert Magazine's February 2015 issue.

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February 12, 2015

Tom Curry was quoted in the Lawyers Weekly on February 6, 2015 in relation to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Tervita Corp. v. Canada (Commissioner of Competition).

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February 05, 2015

As of February 1, 2015, Alan J. Lenczner, Q.C. was re-appointed commissioner of the Ontario Securities Commission. For further information, see the Financial Post or the Ontario Securities Commission.

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February 02, 2015

Tom Curry, Jaan Lilles and Andrew Porter acted as counsel for the Law Society of Upper Canada.

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January 27, 2015

Canada's leading litigation practice increases to 23 partners.

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January 23, 2015

Tom Curry was quoted in the Financial Post on January 23, 2015 in regards to the Supreme Court of Canada ruling in Tervita Corp. v. Canada (Commissioner of Competition).

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January 22, 2015

Scott Rollwagen was quoted in the Canadian Lawyer in regards to the Supreme Court of Canada ruling in  Tervita Corp. v. Canada (Commissioner of Competition).

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January 09, 2015

Tom Curry and Jaan Lilles were quoted in the Toronto Star on January 9, 2015.

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January 06, 2015

Canada's leading litigation practice is once again ranked #1 in The 2015 Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada.

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December 29, 2014

Legal 500 Canada recommends Lenczner Slaght in Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property, Labour and Employment Law.

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December 18, 2014

14 Lenczner Slaght litigators ranked in Lexpert 2014 Guide to the Leading U.S/Canada Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers in Canada.

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December 11, 2014

Alan J. Lenczner, Q.C. was quoted in the Toronto Star on December 11, 2014 regarding Yaiguaje et al. v. Chevron Corporation et al. 

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December 03, 2014

Lenczner Slaght Lawyers listed in the year-end Lexpert Special Edition published in conjunction with Report on Business magazine.

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November 28, 2014

Eli Lederman was quoted in the Lawyers Weekly on November 28, 2014 in relation to his involvement in Bhasin v. Hrynew et al.

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November 13, 2014

Tom Curry was quoted in The Independent on November 13, 2014 on Barclays Bank v. Metcalfe & Mansfield (Devonshire Trust).

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November 13, 2014

Eli Lederman, Jon Laxer and Constanza Pauchulo were mentioned in the Financial Post on November 13, 2014 in relation to their involvement in a leading Supreme Court of Canada case on good faith in contracts (Bhasin v. Hrynew et al.)

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November 13, 2014

Eli Lederman was quoted in the Canadian Lawyer, Legal Feeds Blog on November 13, 2014 in relation to his involvement in Bhasin v. Hrynew et al.

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October 29, 2014

Lenczner Slaght sponsors the Queen's Law Moot Court Program

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September 10, 2014

Canada's leading litigation practice grows to 53 lawyers.

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September 01, 2014

Nina Bombier was quoted in the September 1, 2014 issue of Law Times on handling delays in compliance with undertakings.

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September 01, 2014

Monique Jilesen was quoted in the September 1, 2014 issue of Law Times regarding overtime cases in Ontario.

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August 31, 2014

Alan J. Lenczner, Q.C. was quoted in the August, 2014 issue of EcoAmericas Magazine regarding Yaiguaje et al. v. Chevron Corporation et al. 

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August 27, 2014

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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August 14, 2014

William McDowell, Jon Laxer and Katie Petney, counsel to the intervenor in Union Carbide v. Bombardier Inc.were mentioned in Lexpert Magazine's July 2014 issue.

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August 11, 2014

David Quayat was quoted in the August 11, 2014 issue of Law Times on the recent Supreme Court of Canada decision in Sattva Capital Corp v. Creston Moly Corp.

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August 06, 2014

Peter Griffin recognized as one of Canada's Most Influential Lawyers in corporate-commercial law.

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August 04, 2014

Monique Jilesen was quoted in the August 4, 2014 issue of Law Times on privacy interests of Internet subscribers.

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July 28, 2014

Six of the firm's lawyers are ranked in Who's Who Legal: Litigation 2014.

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July 24, 2014

Alan J. Lenczner, Q.C. was quoted in the July 25, 2014 issue of the Lawyers Weekly published by LexisNexis Canada Inc.

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June 23, 2014

Counsel to the defendant Canadian Wheat Board in a class proceeding by former producers seeking $15 billion in the Saskatchewan Court of Queen's Bench. Successfully moved to strike allegation made by the plaintiffs.

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June 03, 2014

Peter Osborne was quoted in the Ottawa Citizen on May 12, 2014.

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June 03, 2014

Canada's leading litigation practice continues to add new names to the list.

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May 23, 2014

William C. McDowell was quoted in the May 23 issue of the Lawyers Weekly published by LexisNexis Canada Inc.

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May 05, 2014

Counsel for defendants in a lengthy commercial trial involving claims for an interest in the Niagara Falls casino.  Lenczner Slaght defeated a range of contract and conspiracy claims, including allegations of computer spoliation.

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March 25, 2014

Canada's leading litigation practice remains in Band 1 for 12th consecutive year.

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January 28, 2014

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

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January 21, 2014

Canada's leading litigation practice is once again ranked #1 in The 2014 Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada.

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January 13, 2014

Ten of the firm's lawyers are ranked in the year-end Lexpert 2013 Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers in Canada. 

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December 31, 2013

Lenczner Slaght was chosen as the winner of the 2013 Corporate INTL Magazine Legal Award ‘Commercial Litigation Law Firm of the Year in Canada'.

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October 05, 2013

Canadian Lawyer's picks of this country's most influential in the justice system and legal profession.

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September 20, 2013

Peter Osborne is a presenter at the annual Twelve Minute Civil Litigator, held in Toronto on September 20, 2013.

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September 10, 2013

Canada's leading litigation practice grows to 52 lawyers with newest additions.

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September 03, 2013

Canada's leading litigation practice gains two new widely admired lawyers.

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August 01, 2013

Peter Griffin, Linda Fuerst and David Quayat's successful representation of David Berry dismissing all charges brought against him under the Uniform Market Integrity Rules by the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) is featured in the Financial Post.

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February 13, 2013

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

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November 30, 2012

Alan J. Lenczner, Q.C. acts for villagers from Ecuador's rainforest which filed a lawsuit in Canada against Chevron to compel the company to comply with an $18.3 billion (U.S.) court judgment obtained in Ecuador for oil pollution in the Amazon.

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November 30, 2012

Alan Lenczner appears in Court for an order recognizing an Ecuadorian $18.3 billion (U.S.) judgment against Chevron Corporation.

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May 31, 2012

Alan J. Lenczner, Q.C. acts for villagers from Ecuador's rainforest which filed a lawsuit in Canada against Chevron as the first step in compelling the company to comply with an $18 billion court judgment. Listen to the interview of Alan J. Lenczner, Q.C. on the CBC Radio Show "As It Happens."

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May 31, 2012

Alan J. Lenczner, Q.C. acts for villagers from Ecuador's rainforest which filed a lawsuit in Canada against Chevron as the first step in compelling the company to comply with an $18 billion court judgment.

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May 29, 2012

Recognized by Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as leading practitioners.

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April 13, 2012

Peter Griffin and Ian Binnie, Q.C. speak to American Lawyer Magazine about the former Justice's return to the practice of law. The article appeared in the April 13, 2012 edition.

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April 12, 2012

Ian Binnie, Q.C. joins Evan Soloman on CBC's Power and Politics to reflect on his career.

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April 11, 2012

Ian Binnie, Q.C. talks to the Globe and Mail about returning to the practice of law and the shifting legal landscape. The article appears in the April 11, 2012 edition of Report on Business.

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April 02, 2012

Lenczner Slaght included in the list of Canadian Lawyer's Top 10 Litigation Boutiques. As found by a survey completed by Canadian Lawyer Magazine.

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March 29, 2012

Lenczner Slaght in the top band of Canadian litigation practices.

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January 01, 2012

In a case arising out of a seat reconfiguration at Air Canada Centre for Toronto Raptors basketball games, Justice Beth Allen of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice has found that DLF Solutions Inc. and its principal Mark Michalkoff failed to establish that Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment breached the plaintiffs' Personal Seat License by reconfiguring several courtside seats prior to the 2007 basketball season. In demonstrating that the plaintiffs' evidence regarding alleged pre-contractual representations was evasive and inconsistent and, by satisfying the Court that Maple Leaf Sports had in no way misrepresented the amenities associated with the plaintiffs' seats, Lenczner Slaght was successful in defeating DLF's claim in its entirety.

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September 14, 2011

Tom Curry, Monique Jilesen and Brendan Gray, counsel to Devonshire Trust, successfully defended against a $1.2 billion claim by Barclays Bank PLC.

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September 13, 2011

Tom Curry, Monique Jilesen and Brendan Gray, counsel to Devonshire Trust, successfully defended against a $1.2 billion claim by Barclays Bank PLC.

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July 04, 2011

Annie Y. Na co-authored this article in Shopping Centre Leases, 2nd ed. (Canada Law Book, 2008), pp. 891-918.

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September 15, 2010

Alan J. Lenczner, Q.C. appeals first environmental class action trial decision, read article from the Financial Post.

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March 01, 2010

Receiving by far the most mentions from Bay Street lawyers and in-house counsel, Lenczner Slaght is clearly the top pick when it comes to Toronto litigation boutiques.

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February 26, 2010

Glenn Smith quoted in the Ottawa Citizen on potential impact of new summary judgment rule.

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February 09, 2010

Tom Curry represents former NHL referee in his battle for reinstatement.

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February 05, 2010

Peter Griffin retained to appeal denial of $15-million award for personal injury.

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January 27, 2010

Alan J. Lenczner, Q.C. heads defence team against $400-million class action lawsuit.

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December 16, 2009

Glenn Smith is quoted in the Financial Post regarding class actions as a means to recover lost money.

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December 02, 2009

While companies might not be able to prevent class action litigation, Ronald G. Slaght, Q.C. encourages a proactive approach to minimize liability.

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April 01, 2009

Alan J. Lenczner, Q.C. is profiled in this Lexpert article, which profiles lawyers who take on serious-cause litigation.

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March 16, 2009

Will McDowell, amicus curiae, advises talking the best solution in injunction case against native protestors.

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February 12, 2009

It is for his contribution to the integrity and worth of the law and to the legal profession.