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CBA was ahead of the curve on TWU

  • June 26, 2018

The Canadian Bar Association has taken an interest in Trinity Western University’s plan for a law school since the proposal first came before the Federation of Law Societies of Canada for approval in 2012.

Groia v Law Society of Upper Canada

  • June 04, 2018

The Supreme Court handed down a split decision in Groia on June 1, with the majority ruling that it was unreasonable for the Law Society’s appeal panel to find Joseph Groia’s conduct unreasonable.

After IGGillis Holdings: Protecting privilege when giving common legal advice

  • March 29, 2018
  • Mark Tonkovich and Stephanie Dewey

The Federal Court of Appeal’s recent decision in IGGillis Holdings brings comfort and certainty to transactional and advisory lawyers working collaboratively in today's complex legal environment. While the case arose in the context of a tax audit, its teachings on privilege should reach all areas of practice.

Ten things important to me about the TWU hearing

  • January 30, 2018
  • Susan Ursel

Note: Eugene Meehan of Supreme Advocacy asked two of the people who were in the courtroom for the TWU appeal on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 to write about their thoughts and feelings about those two days.

Trinity Western law school – the saga so far

  • November 28, 2016

With November’s decision by the B.C. Court of Appeal on the Law Society’s decision not to approve Trinity Western’s Law School, we decided it was time to bring you up to date on what’s been happening with the various cases, and what’s to come.

Seeking leave to intervene on questions of privilege

  • January 29, 2016

Information and Privacy Commissioner of Alberta v. Board of Governors of the University of Calgary, and Karine Lizotte, in her capacity as assistant syndic of the Chambre de l'assurance de dommages v. Aviva Insurance Company of Canada, et al.