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The Discoverability of Oppression Claims

The Ontario Court of Appeal (ONCA) in Maurice v. Alles (2016) found section 4 of…

Extending the Time in Which to Seek Leave to Appeal

The Divisional Court (ONSC) recently dealt with this issue in Amphenol Canada Corp. v. Sundaram…

Security for Costs

What is an Order for Security for Costs? Granting a motion for security for costs…

The Arbitration Act, Stays & the Right to Appeal

The Arbitration Act of Ontario, in section 7, provides a mechanism to stay actions brought…

Setting Aside a Default Judgment

What is a Default Judgment? A default judgment is often granted in favour of a…

Milosevic Fiske Successful in Arguing Quasi-Criminal Appeal

Cameron Fiske, a partner at Milosevic Fiske LLP, recently acted as co-counsel on an appeal…

Verbal Terms Cannot Contradict the Written Contract

Introduction We all say we know the consequences of signing a legal document. We would…

The Northern Picasso and a Sale by Description

Introduction The deceased Anishinaabe visual artist Norval Morriseau was the founder of the Woodfield school…

The Doctrine of Deferred Indefeasibility in Land Transactions

Introduction Cases involving two innocent parties involved in litigation after a fraudster has played and…

Is There a Duty to Speak Up About Adverse Case Law?

Introduction A lawyer citing case law before an adjudicative body does so to provide authority…