Elizabeth Grace's Archive

Court Breaks New Ground for Sexual Assault Cases

Court’s Interpretation of “Limitations Act” May Remove Limits for Pursuing Sexual Assault Cases Long After a Death A recent decision by the Ontario Superior Court may pave the way for lawsuits based on sexual assault to be brought long after this was previously thought possible. Until recently, it was assumed a death – either of […]...Read More

Defamation risk is real for those accusing Trump

Women coming forward in the wake of new harassment allegations against the U.S. presidential candidate should be aware of the risk of defamation, warns Toronto civil sexual abuse lawyer Elizabeth Grace....Read More

Sexual Abuse Survivors Beware – The Defamation Risk

Practical Tips to Help Survivors of Sexual Abuse Minimize the Risk of Being Sued for Defamation....Read More

Elizabeth Grace Goes to Bat for Assault Survivors

Elizabeth Grace says her most vulnerable sexual abuse clients are receiving ‘second-rate’ compensation after enduring difficult and intrusive legal processes....Read More

Sexual Assault Case Testimonial – Elizabeth Grace

Client testimonial from a survivor of repeated sexual abuse by priests....Read More

Emerging leadership award given to Ashley Fisch

The Elizabeth Grace emerging leadership award recognizes practical, policy and/or academic law-work in areas that advance the understanding of sexual and/or domestic violence and abuse....Read More

“I would recommend Elizabeth Grace to anyone seeking honest, experienced, intelligent legal counsel.”

Client testimonial from a survivor of sexual violence....Read More

Playing field in sexual abuse cases must be levelled further

Sexual abuse lawyer, Elizabeth Grace, provides her thoughts on improving the processing of sexual assault claims in an opinion piece written for Canadian Lawyer magazine....Read More

Sexual Assault Case Testimonial

Client testimonial from a survivor of sexual abuse by a “Big Brother” (Big Brothers and Big Sisters)....Read More

First Nations survivors of prolific child predator open up in documentary

Ralph Rowe, an Anglican priest and Scouts Canada leader who was convicted of sexually abusing nearly 60 First Nations boys in remote communities over almost two decades, is probably Canada’s worst pedophile, says lawyer Elizabeth Grace. And yet, the “compelling and tragic” story of the harm caused by Ralph Rowe has received little attention compared to high-profile […]...Read More

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