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Same Cause, Separate Action: Malik v Nikbakht, 2021 ONCA 176

In a recent decision (Malik v Nikbakht, 2021 ONCA 176), the Court of Appeal for Ontario examined whether a proposed Family Law Act claim was a separate and distinct cause of action from a negligence claim initiated by the Plaintiff. The moving party, Mr. Malik, and his children were injured in a motor vehicle accident. […]...Read More

South West Region Women’s Law Association Bi-Annual Conference

The South West Region Women’s Law Association (SWRWLA) hosted it’s bi-annual conference on April 21, 2018. I had the privilege of attending this conference which featured two keynote speakers, Kim Stanton and Mary Eberts. SWRWLA is an informal support and advocacy network for women lawyers. This year they are celebrating their 25th Anniversary. This group […]...Read More

Expert Advice on Launching Your Legal Career

Join us September 7, 2017 I have My Law Degree, Now What? (London) Back by popular demand, this must-attend event has been designed to meet the current needs of new Articling and LPP students. You will gain strategies on conducting legal research efficiently and writing a persuasive research memo, as well as practical tips on […]...Read More

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