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 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 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...

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...