Rules and Regulations Changes for Paralegals

As of October 1st, 2014, there will be a new set of regulations in effect pertaining to the professional conduct of paralegals and amended lawyers. The amendments to the conduct rules will serve two purposes – firstly, they will enhance guidance to lawyers and paralegals on professional conduct and secondly, they will facilitate uniform national […]

Ontario Court of Appeal Decision Regarding Failed Mediation and Process Impacts from FSCO

In those cases where FSCO does not receive this form from the parties, by default, the application for mediation will remain in queue for assignment to a mediator. On November 29, 2012, the Ontario Court of Appeal issued decisions on appeals of several lower court decisions regarding when mediation should be considered failed. These included […]

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