Levine Sherkin Boussidan represents developers, owners, purchasers, sellers, agents, brokers, lenders, borrowers, landlords and tenants of residential, commercial and industrial properties and condominiums. Our lawyers have experience in real estate related litigation including, construction, development agreements, zoning matters, public and private easements, land use matters, joint ventures, leases, construction contracts, property management, Ontario New Home Warranty claims, and mortgage enforcement, including power of sale and foreclosure actions.
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
Appeal court holding that purchasers of condominium units for tax shelter purposes are protected under the Ontario New Home Warranties Plan Act.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
Collectively, our barristers practice across all areas of civil and commercial litigation.
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
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
Ontario Court of Appeal upholds motion judge’s decision to enforce Californian judgment.Download PDF
Interpretation of employment contract and enforceability of termination clause.Download PDF
We invite you to get in touch with any of our lawyers to discuss your legal needs. Clients can rest assured that they have the entire firm’s resources and contacts at their disposal.