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Top tips for litigation: ThinkHouse foundations

Understanding what you need to do when faced with the prospect of litigation is essential for in-house counsel. In this webinar Ana Lelliott provides her top tips for dealing with commercial disputes, discusses when to litigate or consider alternative options and provides a quick refresher on privilege and without prejudice.

Ontario Court of Appeal confirms: No cap on Family Law Act damages in Ontario

In Moore v 7595611 Canada Corp, the Ontario Court of Appeal confirmed that there is no maximum cap for loss of care, guidance and companionship damages under the Family Law Act in Ontario. Family members (spouse, children, grandchildren, parents, grandparents, or siblings) of an injured or deceased person can seek these damages in a tort claim where the injury or death occurred due to the fault or negligence of another person.

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Weil Gotshal finally bids farewell to CEE as last stronghold goes independent

After nearly three decades of operating in the region, Weil Gotshal & Manges is to close its doors in Poland marking a retreat from Central and Eastern Europe. The Warsaw office of Weil Gotshal & Manges is rebranding its operations as an independent law firm following the US firm’s decision to drop its brand in the city. […]

Accounts Committee queries Linklaters' £13m rail bonanza

The House of Commons Public Accounts Committee has criticised the Government for the way it paid Linklaters & Paines more than £13m for advice on the sale of the first three rail franchises. The report criticises the Office of Passenger Rail Franchising, Opraf, for not using a competitive tender to choose Linklaters and for not […]

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