Sep 19, 2016

Announcing Ally Law – a new platform for delivering international legal services

Torkin Manes is proud to be a member of Ally Law – a global network of law firms committed to delivering sophisticated international legal services with a systematized/formalized emphasis on client service and value. Ally Law builds on the f...

Aug 22, 2016

Torkin Manes lawyers featured in The Best Lawyers in Canada© 2017

We are pleased to announce that 18 of our partners have recently been recognized as leaders in their respective fields in the latest edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada.

Jun 21, 2016

Congratulations to our 2016 Lexpert Ranked Lawyers

Torkin Manes is pleased to announce that several firm lawyers have been named as leaders in their fields in The 2016 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory.

Jun 10, 2016

Neil Abramson wins injunction allowing Caplansky's Delicatessen to reopen

After the landlord of Caplansky’s Deli unexpectedly terminated the lease earlier this week, Neil Abramson of Torkin Manes LLP, lawyer for Zane Caplansky, appeared in court today with an injunction to regain use of the College Street property...

Jun 09, 2016

Diana Pegoraro wins 2016 Torkin Manes LLP/WLAO Trailblazer Award

Congratulations to Diana Pegoraro, a second-year JD student at Osgoode Hall Law School, for winning the 2016 Torkin Manes/Women's Law Association of Ontario Trailblazer Award. The award recognizes a female law student for her leadership role ...

May 24, 2016

Lisa Lifshitz quoted in Law Times about Cloud Service Agreements

“I think that there’s a lot of opportunity in this space, which is why I’m in it,” begins Lisa R. Lifshitz, a partner in Torkin Manes’ business law group, where she specializes in technology and privacy law.

May 19, 2016

Lisa Lifshitz quoted in Law Times about the Internet of Things

"Lisa R. Lifshitz, a partner in Torkin Manes LLP's business law group specializing in technology and privacy law, points out that the issue of consent becomes complicated by all the players: the retailer, the manufacturer, and the entities with wh...

May 17, 2016

Torkin Manes Personal Injury Group hosts Bike Helmets for Kids event at East York Town Centre with Toronto Police

On Saturday May 14, the personal injury group at Torkin Manes partnered with Neuro-Rehab Services Inc. (NRS) to give away free bicycle helmets to children at the East York Town Centre. The Bike Helmet on Kids campaign was started by...

May 13, 2016

James Round quoted in Law Times about changes to Rule 48 of the Ontario Rules of Civil Procedure

"James Round, a litigation partner at Toronto's Torkin Manes LLP, says he expects to see a scramble in the courts over the next few months as lawyers seek to take action on cases filed before 2012 that will be subject to automatic dismissal." Read...

May 12, 2016

Torkin Manes lawyers participate in Sporting Life 10K in support of Camp Ooch

Torkin Manes is pleased to once again support the Sporting Life 10K, which raises money for Camp Oochigeas (Ooch). Camp Oochigeas provides children with or affected by childhood cancer fun and meaningful experiences. Nearly 1000 childre...

May 11, 2016

Daniel Melamed co-chairs 10th Annual Family Law Summit

On Monday, April 11, 2016 and Tuesday, April 12, 2016, Daniel Melamed co-chaired the 10th Annual Family Law Summit presented by The Law Society of Upper Canada. To view the agenda from the event, click here. A live webcast replay with live chat of...

May 11, 2016

Sidney Troister chairs 13th Annual Real Estate Law Summit

On Wednesday, April 20, 2016 and Thursday, April 21, 2016, Sidney Troister chaired the 13th Annual Real Estate Law Summit presented by The Law Society of Upper Canada. The Real Estate Summit was founded by Sid Troister who has chaired the event ev...

May 11, 2016

Barbara MacFarlane talks about medical errors on CityTV News

Barbara MacFarlane, a partner and medical malpractice lawyer at Torkin Manes is interviewed by CityTV News: Canada Falls Short in Tracking Doctor-Error Deaths and Surgeries. See the interview here.

May 03, 2016

Torkin Manes Personal Injury Group Co-Sponsoring Helmets on Kids Event

On Saturday, May 14th, for the second year in a row, the Personal Injury Group is co-sponsoring the Helmets on Kids event at the East York Town Centre. Bike helmets will be handed out to attendees (while quantities last) and the Toronto Polic...

Apr 29, 2016

Lisa Corrente speaks to The Lawyers Weekly about assisted dying bill

"Uncertainty will open the door to legal action being commenced by individuals who disagree with the practitioner’s assessment of ‘reasonably foreseeable" says Lisa Corrente, a partner in Torkin Manes' Health Care Group. Read the full ...

Apr 25, 2016

Barbara MacFarlane and Alexa Turner obtain successful medical malpractice jury verdict

Barbara MacFarlane and Alexa Turner were recently successful in obtaining a medical malpractice jury verdict valued in excess of $1.6 million in a case involving a brachial plexus birthing injury.  

Apr 19, 2016

2016 Torkin Manes LLP Trailblazer Award

Submit a nomination by April 30 for the 2016 Torkin Manes LLP Trailblazer Award. Torkin Manes LLP and Women's Law Association of Ontario have established the Trailblazer Award to recognize a female law student for her leadership role in busin...

Apr 11, 2016

Sidney Troister to chair 13th Annual Real Estate Law Summit

Sidney Troister will again be chairing the Annual Real Estate Law Summit presented by the Law Society in April, 2016.  Now, in its 13th year, the Summit has become the Law Society’s most popular fee programme now attracting over 14...

Mar 23, 2016

Federal Budget 2016 – Did it Live Up to the Hype?

Budget 2016 was arguably one of the most anticipated budgets in recent history. Between the wide ranging promises made by the Liberals during the election to swirling rumours (are capital gains rates going up?!), many in the tax world thought the ...

Mar 18, 2016

Health law practitioner Lisa Corrente discusses physician-assisted death in The Lawyers Weekly

Health law practitioner Lisa Corrente of Toronto’s Torkin Manes said issues highlighted in the H.S. ruling raise questions “regarding whether it will be more challenging for Ontario applicants to meet the Carter criteria for a constitu...