Elizabeth Grace's Archive

Sexual Assault Case Testimonial

Dear Anna, I found you to be very kind, genuine, considerate and compassionate. You have a wonderful, natural way about you to talk to victims. I always felt you truly cared about how I was feeling. I would like to express my gratitude for your services. I am hoping that once I start to receive […]...Read More

Gap in province’s gender-based violence strategy

In order for Ontario to remain a leader in working toward ending gender-based violence, the province should include legislative reform as part of its strategy, Toronto civil sexual abuse lawyer Elizabeth Grace tells The Lawyer’s Daily. The government strategy — It’s Never Okay: Ontario’s Gender-based Violence Strategy — launched March 1 is aimed at prevention and providing survivors […]...Read More

#AfterMeToo: Civil law and sexual misconduct in Canada

Back on Dec. 5, 2017 Toronto civil sexual abuse lawyer Elizabeth Grace took part in a roundtable discussion at the #AfterMeToo event hosted by the Globe and Mail. The panel discussed a case study fact pattern from a civil law perspective, exploring the legal remedies available, as well as potential barriers to justice.   You can now Watch the full […]...Read More

Defamation Risk – Is There A Defamation Risk For People Who Have Been Sexually Abused?

Lawyer Elizabeth Grace discusses the risks associated with publicly accusing a person of sexual misconduct, including sexual assault and sexual harassment....Read More

Ontario needs legislative reform to tackle gender-based violence

Elizabeth Grace said recently launched Never Okay Strategy has benefits, but province should be building on legislative reform… Read the full article on TheLawyersDaily.ca site....Read More

Limitation Periods – Can It Be Too Late To Sue For Sexual Abuse?

Lawyer Elizabeth Grace discusses what you need to know regarding limitation periods for claims of sexual abuse and sexual assault in the civil court system.    ...Read More

Civil suit gives sexual abuse victims more control

Civil lawsuits give sexual abuse survivors a degree of control and accountability that they cannot achieve in criminal cases, Toronto civil sexual abuse lawyer Elizabeth Grace tells AdvocateDaily.com. Four women recently opted to file civil claims against a theatre company director, alleging unwanted touching and sexual harassment, rather than complaining to police about his behaviour. In a statement, the women’s […]...Read More

Sexual Assault – Can A Criminal Case Impact A Civil Case?

Lerners sexual assault lawyer, Elizabeth Grace, discusses the difference between criminal and civil proceedings and how one impacts the other.  ...Read More

Grace to speak at #AfterMeToo symposium

Toronto civil sexual abuse lawyer Elizabeth Grace will take part in a roundtable discussion at the #AfterMeToo event hosted by the Globe and Mail. For more information read the full article on the DailyAdvocate.com....Read More

No time limit to pursue sex assault allegations: Grace

Although a former Manitoba priest claims a woman waited too long to file a lawsuit that alleges sexual misconduct that began more than 15 years ago, Toronto civil sexual abuse lawyer Elizabeth Grace says there is no time limit to pursue these allegations, CBC News reports. As the CBC article notes, the plaintiff, represented by Grace, partner with Lerners LLP, […]...Read More

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