Our lawyers regularly write papers and make presentations.
You can find some of the recent ones here.

Trach v Sorenson (Re Johnson Estate) Case Commentary

This case involved a minor child’s mother bringing an application against the child’s father’s estate for family maintenance and support outside of the six month limitation period.  The decision gives guidance to those bringing such applications including what evidence is needed.

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The Year In Review In Administrative Law 2019

Last December, the Supreme Court of Canada heard three appeals to consider the nature and scope of judicial review of administrative action and addressing the standards of review set out in Dunsmuir and subsequent cases. In anticipation of the Supreme Court’s decisions, this paper will not address standards of review. Instead, this paper will consider […]

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Conflicts for Lawyers

These are the speaking notes from David Phillip Jones, Q.C.’s presentation to the NWT Law Society in June 2019. These speaking notes address two particular issues: a. conflicts which arise when a lawyer is acting for a corporation, and then the shareholders, directors, or senior officers end up in a dispute, and the lawyer takes […]

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