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.
Appeal upholding finding of oppression, tracing of assets, and liability of sole director and shareholder.Download PDF
Appeal upholding lower court’s finding that second mortgagee took reasonable precautions to obtain the true market value of the property, such that the sale of which was not an improvident sale.Download PDF
Court of Appeal for Ontario addressed the optimal way to catalogue expert evidence at trial. The Court discusses best practices regarding the marking of exhibits at trial so as to avoid confusion about the state of trial evidence on appeal. The Court stated that “the goal of a trial judge in supervising the assembly of a trial record is completeness and accuracy” so that the panel sitting on appeal can easily discern what was before the trial judge at any time during the course of trial.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
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