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...

Nov 20, 2015

Torkin Manes Partner Lisa Corrente achieves big win for employers before the Pay Equity Hearings Tribunal!

Lisa Corrente was recently successful in an important case before the Pay Equity Hearings Tribunal in which a nursing home's pay equity plan was challenged as being non-compliant with the Pay Equity Act. As counsel for the Employer, Lisa persuaded...

Sep 08, 2015

Torkin Manes, once again, ranked as a Top Ten Ontario Regional Firm by Canadian Lawyer

We are pleased to announce that Torkin Manes has once again been voted in as a Top Ten Ontario Regional Firm in a survey conducted by Canadian Lawyer media. This survey polled lawyers and in-house counsel from across Canada to vote on Ontario&rsqu...

Aug 28, 2015

Adrian Myers quoted in the Law Times about legal challenges facing Uber

Adrian Myers, a commercial lawyer with Torkin Manes LLP and a professed Uber customer, says the company may soon be facing another legal challenge. A ruling this June in California in which a court found Uber drivers are really more employees of t...

Aug 24, 2015

Torkin Manes lawyers featured in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2016

We are pleased to announce the selection of the following Torkin Manes lawyers as leaders in their respective fields, as published in the latest edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada. Congratulations to all professionals selected in the new editio...

Jun 23, 2015

Torkin Manes lawyers named in The 2015 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory

Torkin Manes is pleased to announce that several firm lawyers have been named as leaders in their fields in The 2015 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, and the firm itself has been ranked in Professional Liability and Property Development. To...

Jun 11, 2015

Magna Carta tour begins; Len Rodness speaks about bringing the 800-year-old document to Canada

On Friday, June 12, the Magna Carta will officially debut at the Canadian Museum of History in Gatineau, Quebec. This is the result of nearly four years of work by Len and Suzy Rodness to bring the historical document to Canada...

Jun 02, 2015

Torkin Manes Personal Injury lawyers participate in Bike Helmet on Kids campaign to promote safety for children

On Saturday May 30, the personal injury group at Torkin Manes partnered with Neuro-Rehab Services Inc. (NRS) to give away 400 free bicycle helmets to children in the Thorncliffe Park community. The Bike Helmet on Kids campaign was initiated by the...

May 21, 2015

Congratulations to Clairvest Group Inc., recipient of CVCA's Private Equity Deal of the Year Award

On May 20, 2015, at the Canadian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (CVCA) annual conference, Toronto-based Clairvest Group Inc. was presented with the CVCA Private Equity Deal of the Year Award for its sale of KUBRA Data Transf...

May 12, 2015

Torkin Manes teams with Kids Cook to Care to provide dinner for the homeless

The children of staff and lawyers at Torkin Manes LLP, along with their parents, participated in the Kids Cook to Care/Torkin Manes LLP dinner at the Christie Ossington Men’s Hostel. It was a spirited gathering of kids and the men were ...

May 12, 2015

Torkin Manes lawyers participate in Sporting Life 10K

Torkin Manes is pleased to 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 children are able to pa...

May 01, 2015

Sidney Troister elected Bencher of The Law Society of Upper Canada

Torkin Manes is pleased to congratulate Sidney Troister on being elected by his peers as a Bencher of The Law Society of Upper Canada. Sidney continues a long tradition of leadership for Torkin Manes in the governance of lawyers in Ontario. Ron M...

Apr 20, 2015

Lorne Wolfson receives the 2015 OBA Award for Excellence in Family Law

Torkin Manes is pleased to congratulate Lorne Wolfson, honoured recipient of the 2015 OBA Award for Excellence in Family Law in Memory of James G. McLeod. This award will be presented at the Ontario Bar Association Family Law Section dinner at The...

Apr 09, 2015

Marta Carta to arrive in Canada in June 2015; Len Rodness talks to The London Free Press about its significance

“It’s a touchpoint to promote rights and freedoms,” says Rodness, who with his wife, Suzy, is co-chairing an event that will bring the Magna Carta to four Canadian cities this year to mark the document’s 800th birthday. Rea...

Mar 27, 2015

Torkin Manes lawyers participate in Law Society's "Lawyers Feed the Hungry" program

Torkin Manes is pleased to support the Law Society of Upper Canada's Toronto Lawyers Feed the Hungry Program. The Toronto Lawyers Feed the Hungry Program has provided hot, healthy community meals to Toronto residents in need since 1998. This impor...