Tag: St. Lawrence Barristers

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 Successfully Defends Appeal of Ontario Energy Board Decision

Alexi Wood, on behalf of the Ontario Energy Board, is successful in securing a dismissal of an appeal from a decision of the OEB regarding the interpretation of statutory provisions governing the assessment of certain pipeline facilities. In Tribute Resources Inc. v. Ontario Energy Board, the Divisional Court affirmed that the applicable standard of review was reasonableness. […]
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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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Phil Tunley Provides Comments on Journalists’ Legal Rights to be Free from Unreasonable Search and Seizure

  • Posted by Jennifer Saville
  • On December 15, 2017
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After a reporter's laptop and notebook were confiscated in a council meeting in St. Catherines, CBC's The Investigators's Diana Swain talks to Phil Tunley about journalists' legal rights while doing their work. Tunley explains that journalists have the same Charter rights as others, including the right to be free from unreasonable search and seizure: "We have increasing recognition in the...
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Alexi Wood and Jennifer Saville Speak at CCLA’s 21st Annual Fundamental Freedoms Conference

The Canadian Civil Liberties Education Trust celebrated its 21st annual Fundamental Freedoms Conference, bringing together hundreds of Toronto District School Board high school students. Students had the opportunity to attend various workshops, including: food security, police carding, health, sexuality, and the justice system. Alexi Wood and Jennifer Saville were pleased to present a workshop on […]
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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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St. Lawrence Barristers to Represent Vice Media and Ben Makuch at Supreme Court of Canada

Today, the Supreme Court of Canada granted leave to appeal in Vice Media Canada Inc and Ben Makuch v. Canada.  The Supreme Court will be asked to review the balancing between the rights to gather, disseminate and receive news and the interests of the state in prosecuting crime, when police seek access to a journalist’s work […]
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Settlement Paid by Canadian Government to Ahmad Elmaati and Muayyed Nureddin Receives National Media Coverage

  • Posted by Jennifer Saville
  • On October 26, 2017
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A settlement paid by the Canadian government to Ahmad Elmaati and Muayyed Nureddin has received national media coverage after details of the confidential settlement were apparently leaked by government officials in the wake of controversy over a similar settlement with Omar Khadr. Phil Tunley acted for the two Muslim Canadians in their settled claims against CSIS and […]
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