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CASL (ANTI-SPAM) AND PIPEDA (PRIVACY) UPDATE – JULY 2015

July 16th, 2015

by Cameron Mitchell 2015/07/16 Print this Article There have been a couple of significant recent updates in the ever-evolving realm of privacy and anti-spam...Read More

Short Term Rentals: Zoning By-laws must be clear and non-discriminatory to be effective

June 11th, 2015

By David Sunday 2015/06/10 Print this Article In the recently decided case of Puslinch v. Monaghan, 2015 ONSC 2748 (the “Puslinch case”), the Ontario Superior Court has...Read More

Municipal Bonusing Update: Supreme Court denies leave to appeal in Vincorp Financial Ltd. v. Oxford (County), 2014 ONCA 876 (CanLII)

May 21st, 2015

By David Sunday 2015/05/21 Print this Article The Supreme Court of Canada has denied leave to appeal in the case of Vincorp Financial Ltd....Read More

Protecting your digital information: An ounce of prevention is preferable to a pound of cure

May 11th, 2015

By Greg Murdoch - 2015/05/11 Print this Article The transmission and storage of messages, sensitive documents and data has become routine for many...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 recently short-listed by Canadian Law Magazine as one of the 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

  • August 19, 2015 - With great sadness, SorbaraLaw announces the passing of our friend and associate Susan Deefholts after a difficult struggle with cancer. Susan practiced family law from our Guelph office, and joined the firm in 2011 as a law student, and as a lawyer in 2013. The partners, lawyers, and staff of the firm extend their deepest condolences to her family and friends. She will be deeply missed by everyone in the firm.
  • June 15, 2015 – SorbaraLaw lawyer Cameron Mitchell has been appointed to the Audit Committee for the City of Waterloo, where he will aid the Committee in its oversight of financial transactions and processes within the city, including the procurement of goods and services, financial reporting, financial policies, budgeting and risk management policies.
  • May 25, 2015 - SorbaraLaw lawyer Cameron Mitchell will present a seminar at the Deposit Industry Professionals Conference, taking place in Niagara-on-the-Lake on May 27th and 28th. He will discuss how financial institution professionals can help their organizations continue to comply with regulatory requirements after recent developments to PIPEDA privacy legislation and the CASL anti-spam regime.
  • March 30, 2015 - SorbaraLaw is a key sponsor of Canada’s national celebration of the 800th Anniversary of Magna Carta. Magna Carta is the foundation of our democracy and of our system of Justice. Lawyer Art Linton represented SorbaraLaw and Magna Carta Canada in Ottawa recently at the 2015 Governance Workshop of the Federation of Law Societies of Canada. Acting in the public interest, members of the Federation license and regulate more than 100,000 legal professionals in Canada.
  • March 2, 2015 – SorbaraLaw is pleased to announce that Elikem Deley joined the firm effective February 17, 2015. Ms. Deley is a lawyer in the Estates Group, specializing in the preparation of Wills and Powers of Attorney, as well as estate administration and estate litigation.
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