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Managing Litigation Risk in Public Construction Projects

July 29th, 2014

Municipal, Land Use and Development - Art Linton The Supreme Court of Canada recently clarified the law of injurious affection where...Read More

Slips and Falls on Municipal Property: Beware of Losing Your Rights!

June 18th, 2014

Print this article A recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice has resulted in a woman injured in a...Read More

Investing in New Residential Real Estate? Don’t Miss This Tax Secret!

June 18th, 2014

Print this article It’s a common scenario in an investor-driven condominium and new home market such as the one in Waterloo...Read More

The lesson from Philip Seymour's Will: Is your Will outdated?

June 18th, 2014

Wills and Estates - Matthew Kelly Renowned actor Philip Seymour Hoffman recently passed away at the age of 46, due to...Read More

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SorbaraLaw

At SorbaraLaw, our goal is to achieve the best possible outcome in the shortest possible time and at the least possible cost for every client and for every legal matter with which we are entrusted.

SorbaraLaw is one of the largest and most respected full service regional law firms in Ontario.  Our diverse team of skilled lawyers allows us to be responsive to our clients’ constantly changing needs.  As a regional law firm, we have a cost structure that allows excellent legal services to be priced competitively.

Our clients are individuals, businesses, institutions, and governmental bodies, located across Ontario and around the world.  When our clients require legal expertise anywhere in the province, SorbaraLaw is there for them.  Excellent service is perhaps most tested when great distances and several time zones separate clients and lawyers.  Our firm’s reach extends beyond Canada as SorbaraLaw is regularly called upon to assist with the Canadian interests of clients in foreign jurisdictions including The United States, Eastern and Western Europe, China and Australia.

SorbaraLaw is not simply good, but among the very best.  Our firm was short-listed by Canadian Law Magazine as one of the 2013 top ten full service regional law firms in Ontario.  Candidates for that honour are selected by their peers for their excellent client service and legal knowledge, as well as for the quality of their client base, and the importance of the legal matters on which they are retained.

NEWS & EVENTS

  • SorbaraLaw is a proud sponsor of Magna Carta Canada, a Canadian charity celebrating the 800th Anniversary of the 1215 Charter that is the basis of our democracy and of our system of justice.  A national tour of this ancient document in 2015 will bring the history of rule of law and human rights to within reach of 90% of Canadians.
  • On July 31, 2014, SorbaraLaw partner Justin Heimpel delivered an important presentation entitled “Human Rights in Ontario, An Overview” at the Immigration Services Guelph-Wellington’s Community Roots. Those in attendance learned about important aspects of Ontario’s Human Rights Code.
  • Jennifer Black was appointed the Vice-President of the Collaborative Family Law Association of Waterloo-Wellington on June 24, 2014. That same day, Jennifer and fellow collaborative family law lawyer Lynn Dramniztki hosted the Collaborative Family Law Association of Waterloo-Wellington’s Seminar and Social at SorbaraLaw’s Waterloo office on Union Street.
  • On June 10, 2014, Lisa Toner, of our Estates Group, was elected to the Ontario Bar Association Trusts and Estates Law Section Executive, where she will continue to contribute to the Trusts and Estates bar with her experience and knowledge.
  • On June 6, 2014, Justin Heimpel of our Litigation Group, gave a presentation on the topic of Human Rights Damages in Wrongful Dismissal Cases. The presentation was part of the Six Minute Employment Lawyer, an annual seminar that is attended by employment law practitioners from across the province.
  • On May 8, 2014, a number of SorbaraLaw senior lawyers including Greg Murdoch, Mark Schumacher, Lisa Toner, Cynthia Davis and Steve Kenney participated in an extremely well-received panel on the importance of communication in the practice of law. The program was approved by the Law Society of Upper Canada as providing professional education in the legal profession.
  • On May 8, 2014, Lisa Toner, of our Estates Group, gave a presentation to clients of Richard Daugherty of Ogilvie Daugherty Financial Services, on the importance of having Wills and a proper Estate plan in place.
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