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Bill 142 Construction Lien Amendment Act

BILL 142 – CONSTRUCTION LIEN AMENDMENT ACT

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About me

John Mullen is a respected, winning commercial litigator with many years of trial and tribunal experience, and places special emphasis on: • Construction Litigation • Commercial Litigation • Employment and workplace Litigation • Estate dispute resolution   He is an able and experienced trial lawyer with extensive knowledge and experience in business related litigation work, spanning all fields. He is an astute strategist and …

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SUPREME COURT OF CANADA CLEARS THE WAY FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT MOTIONS

The Supreme Court of Canada in the recent Hryniak v. Malden decision released in January of this year has broadened the availability of summary judgment motions for civil litigation in Ontario. WHY IS THIS IMPORTANT? With civil litigation being relatively slow and expensive, and becoming more so over time, anything that speeds up and hence makes less expensive the process …

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THE ADVOCATES’ SOCIETY DRAFTS A POSITION PAPER ON COMMUNICATIONS WITH TESTIFYING EXPERTS

Is it improper for an expert to discuss a draft report with counsel and to possibly modify the draft report prior to submitting it? This is a issue that was addressed by Madame Justice Wilson in her recent decision in the case of Moore v. Getahun, 2014 ON SC 237 (“Moore”) Madam Justice Wilson answered this question in the positive. …

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