It is with sadness that we announce the passing of our partner and friend D. Brent Labord on May 22, 2019. His passing is a great professional and personal loss for Hicks Morley, especially for those who had the honour and privilege of working with Brent over his long career at the firm.
Overview Celebrate the CPBI FORUM 50th anniversary and hear Canadian and international experts discuss current industry issues, meet colleagues and exchange best practices. Agenda To view this session’s agenda, please click here.
Hicks Morley’s Kate Shao authored an article in Employment and Labour Law Reporter titled “Appellate Court Finds Preferential Treatment of WSIB Claimants in Workplace not Discriminatory.” The article discusses the recent decision of the Ontario Divisional Court on Carter v. FCA Canada Inc and Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario.
In Presley v. Van Dusen, the Ontario Court of Appeal provided guidance on the statutory limitation period and the reliance on “non-traditional” experts. Background The appellant homeowners retained Van Dusen to install a septic system in 2010. There were problems with the operation of the system. The appellants called Van Dusen and he appeared to…
We are currently seeking a lawyer with demonstrated eDiscovery case management experience to join our Toronto office. The e-discovery lawyer will lead the firm’s eDiscovery case support services and technologies.
Hicks Morley congratulates each one of our lawyers who has been recognized as a leading practitioner in the 2019 Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory.
Since we first reported on the recently adopted changes to the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS) to eliminate the 35-year cap on credited service; and expand the normal retirement age 60 opportunity to paramedic employee groups.
Successfully represented a recruitment solutions company at trial in defending an action for wrongful dismissal.
Successfully represented a human resources consulting company on appeal before the Divisional Court in upholding an ESA only termination provision.
Successfully brought a motion for summary judgement and obtained judgment in an action against a former employee who committed fraud against a college.