As society struggles to reduce the spread of COVID-19, working from home has become the new normal for lawyers, paralegals, and other legal staff. And it only takes about a week to realize that working from home occasionally is not the same as continuing our practices from home now. Why? Because the framework, structure, and people in our offices were still in place when we used to work from …

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Alcohol opens the door to a wide range of legal liability issues. From bars whose primary business is serving alcohol to private clubs and event venues that obtain special occasion alcohol permits, high exposure for liquor liability is the cost of commercial enterprise. But what about the neighbour hosting a BBQ or an employer’s work party? Does the law hold social hosts to the same standard of …

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The extraordinary circumstances created by COVID-19 have left many lawyers struggling to figure out how to get clients’ wills executed, where the physical requirement for witnessing cannot be met. This timely, highly practical program featuring experienced estates lawyer Lynne Butler provides a review of the requirements for valid execution of wills across Canada, and the issues arising from …

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