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...

Mar 11, 2016

Lisa Corrente quoted in The Lawyers Weekly about assisted dying law

“The Carter decision is relevant to lawyers from a range of practice areas, including…those representing health professionals and health facilities, mental health lawyers and medical negligence lawyers, [as well as] estates lawyers an...

Mar 02, 2016

Adam Black quoted in Law Times about social media evidence

“But would lawyers advise clients to delete posts that may not reflect well on them? For Adam Black, a lawyer at Torkin Manes LLP, the answer is no.” Read the full article here (subscription required).

Feb 26, 2016

Torkin Manes Hosts U of T Explore It! Event

On Wednesday, February 24, 2016, lawyers from Torkin Manes hosted the University of Toronto's Faculty of Arts and Science Explore It! program at the firm.   The event gives current undergraduate students at the U of T the opportunity to speak...

Feb 01, 2016

Torkin Manes ranked as "Highly Regarded" by Chambers Canada 2016

Torkin Manes is pleased to be recognized as "Highly Regarded" by Chambers Canada 2016.

Jan 27, 2016

Loretta Merritt Gives Presentation to the Standing Committee on Social Policy: Bill 132

On January 22, 2016, Loretta Merritt made a presentation to the Ontario Standing Committee on Social Policy with respect to Bill 132, Sexual Violence and Harassment Action Plan Act. This legislation, if passed, would remove the limitation per...

Jan 15, 2016

Marco P. Falco interviewed for SNL article on Directors’ Liability for Environmental Contamination

Marco P. Falco recently discussed Directors’ Liability for Environmental Contamination with SNL. "What the Court of Appeals said, is that company directors really can't hide behind the 'corporate veil' defense," Falco said. "You can't r...