Category: News and Announcements

St. Lawrence Barristers makes submissions on behalf of Sea Shepherd Legal

St. Lawrence Barristers was pleased to submit commentary on behalf of Sea Shepherd Legal in response to the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks’ “Reducing litter and waste in our communities: Discussion paper“. Sea Shepherd is an international non-profit marine wildlife conversation organization whose mission is to end the destruction of habitat and slaughter […]
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Phil Tunley Receiving an “Energy Bear” at the 2019 Energy Law Forum

Phil Tunley is honoured to be receiving an “Energy Bear” at the 2019 Energy Law Forum to be held in Lake Louise, Alberta on May 8-9. The ELF is the premiere specialized national conference for Canadian energy law practitioners and policymakers. The “Energy Bear” is given by the conference organizers every year to recognize two […]
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Alexi Wood Asked to Sit on the International Advisory Council for the University of Cincinnati College of Law

Alexi Wood is pleased to announce that she has been asked to sit on the newly created International Advisory Council for the University of Cincinnati College of Law. The International Advisory Council will guide the Law School in the implementation and expansion of its international programs, including the Law School’s international LLM program.
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Phil Tunley Contributes Chapter to “The Guide to Energy Market Manipulation”

Phil Tunley contributes to The Guide to Energy Market Manipulation. His chapter, “The Use of Expert Evidence”, provides an overview of the decision in Re Market Surveillance Administrator involving allegations against TransAlta Corporation, Canada’s first energy market manipulation case. The chapter provides a review of recent court cases, both as an essential primer on the […]
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Partners Phil Tunley and Alexi Wood Named “Litigation Stars” by Benchmark Canada

St. Lawrence Barristers is delighted to announce that partners Phil Tunley and Alexi Wood have been recognized as “Litigation Stars” in Benchmark Canada’s 2018 Guide to Canada’s Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys. Now in its 11th year of publication, Benchmark exclusively covers the litigation and disputes market in North America, covering the US, Canada and Mexico. The results of Benchmark […]
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Alexi Wood Pleased to Once Again Teach Advance Torts at the University of Toronto

Alexi Wood is pleased to once again be teaching Advanced Torts at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law. This seminar course allows students to engage in a detailed analysis of tort law. The course reviews the basic principles of tort law, with each seminar exploring new, emerging, and undecided areas of law. This year’s course […]
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St. Lawrence Barristers LLP Welcomes Associate Jennifer Saville

St. Lawrence Barristers is pleased to welcome associate Jennifer Saville. Called to the bar in 2015, Jennifer maintains a broad civil litigation practice and frequently represents clients in court, administrative tribunal proceedings, and private arbitration. She advises clients on complex commercial disputes, public and administrative law, health law, media law and professional liability and regulation. Prior […]
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St. Lawrence Barristers Proud to be a Silver Sponsor at the 20th annual CJFE Gala

St. Lawrence Barristers is proud to be a Silver Sponsor at the 20th annual Canadian Journalists for Free Expression gala, “A Night to Honour Courageous Reporting”. The CJFE monitors, defends and promotes free expression and access to information in Canada and internationally. It promotes a free media as essential to a fair and open society, champions […]
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Best Lawyers in Canada Identifies Phil Tunley as Leading Lawyer

St. Lawrence Barristers is pleased to announce that Phil Tunley has been recognized as a leading lawyer in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada in the practice areas of Administrative and Public Law, Appellate Practice, Corporate and Commercial Litigation, and Defamation and Media Law. Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected attorney ranking service […]
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Phil Tunley Quoted in National Observer’s “Torture and Interrogation the CSIS and RCMP Way”

The National Observer has released the second chapter in a four-part series investigating apparent institutional biases within the Canadian Security Intelligence Service and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Phil Tunley provides his own perspective on techniques used by CSIS and the RCMP in “Torture and Interrogation the CSIS and RCMP Way” by Bruce Livesay.  
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