Conflict of laws refers to the legal rules for determining the law of which competing jurisdiction should apply in a particular legal dispute.
The enforcement of foreign judgments addresses the law of whether a judgment of a court in a foreign jurisdiction will be recognized and enforced by a domestic court. Levine Sherkin Boussidan has helped shape the law of Canada in this regard.
Second time around, court holds that this is a case in which the Ontario court may assume jurisdiction and which favours Ontario as the most convenient forum.Download PDF
Appeal setting aside lower court’s opinion that Ontario did not have jurisdiction over the appellant’s claim on the ground that there was no real or substantial connection between the defendant and Ontario.Download PDF
Supreme Court of Canada reviews appropriate test for determining whether to enforce a judgment of a foreign court.Download PDF
Collectively, our barristers practice across all areas of civil and commercial litigation.
Decision of the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario holding that the applicant had not provided any evidence showing that he had been discriminated against by the respondent when it refused to offer him permanent employment.Download PDF
Summary judgment motion to dismiss action against individual defendant as he was not a party to the contract for services and materials supplied and had no ownership interest in the property.Download PDF
Court held that in the absence of an enforceable contractual provision stipulating a fixed term of notice, or any other provision to the contrary, a fixed term employment contract obligates an employer to pay an employee to the end of the term, and that obligation will not be subject to mitigation.Download PDF
Court found that certain work approved by condominium board fell under “repairs and maintenance” and was not a “substantial change” to the common elements.Download PDF
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