Tag: St. Lawrence Barristers

Jennifer Saville Discusses Costs Awards in Law Times Article

Jennifer Saville provided comments for the Law Times article “Student Unions Awarded Costs in Private Litigation Cases”. Alexi Wood and Jennifer Saville, of St. Lawrence Barristers LLP, represented two of the Respondents in a trio of applications heard by the Ontario Superior Court. After dismissing the applications, the Court ordered the Applicants to pay costs […]
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Alexi Wood Presents at Advanced Roundtable on Ethics in Litigation

Alexi Wood is pleased to be presenting at the Law Society of Ontario’s Advanced Roundtable on Ethics in Litigation, chaired by Gavin MacKenzie and Brooke MacKenzie. Participants will draw on the experiences of colleagues in this frank, engaging roundtable discussion that dives deep into many pressing ethical questions. How compelling does expert evidence have to […]
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Phil Tunley to Co-Chair The Advocates’ Society’s annual Administrative Tribunal Advocacy Workshop

Phil Tunley will Co-Chair The Advocates’ Society’s annual Administrative Tribunal Advocacy Workshop. Tunley will give a presentation on “Evidence in Administrative Proceedings” and moderate the panel discussion “View from the Adjudicators/Decision-Makers”, featuring the Honourable Madam Justice Freya Kristjanson (Ontario Superior Court of Justice), Susan Opler (Ombudsman for the City of Toronto), and David Wright (Chair, […]
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Alexi Wood Appears on LEAF Panel “Cyberviolence and Your Rights”

Alexi Wood appeared with Angela Chaisson (Chaisson Law), Molly Reynolds (Torys LLP) and Tina Yang (Charney Lawyers) on the panel “Cyberviolence and Your Rights” hosted by the LEAF Toronto Branch to discuss gender based cyber violence. The Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund works to ensure Canadian courts provide the equality rights guaranteed to women and […]
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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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Alexi Wood Interviewed in Law Times Article on Student Union Decisions

Alexi Wood is interviewed by the Law Times to discuss her recent success representing the Ryerson Students’ Union and the University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union in applications brought by students who were denied Student Group status. As Wood explains: “The takeaway for groups is they have the power to pass their own policies and […]
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Court Affirms that Student Unions are Private Corporations Not Subject to Administrative Law Principles

Alexi Wood and Jennifer Saville successfully represent the Ryerson Students’ Union and the University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union in decisions that confirm the right of student unions to pass and implement their own policies. After hearing oral argument, the Court dismissed the applications, finding that public law did not apply. The Court affirmed that, […]
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Phil Tunley and Alexi Wood Judge the 2018 Wilson Moot

Phil Tunley and Alexi Wood were pleased to participate as judges in the 2018 Wilson Moot held at the Federal Court in Toronto. The Wilson Moot was founded in 1992 to honour the outstanding contribution to Canadian law made by the late Honourable Bertha Wilson and, in the spirit of this contribution, to promote justice for […]
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Alexi Wood Interviewed for Podcast Discussing Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Laws

On today’s podcast from Kelly and Company, Alexi Wood explains how victims of sexual assault and sexual harassment can navigate Ontario’s judicial system. Kelly and Company is AMI-audio’s daily live afternoon program providing interviews and discussion about arts, entertainment and lifestyle information directly affecting the blind and partially sighted community. The podcast can be downloaded […]
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