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Cooper Grace Ward
Clients may ask for a case guardian to be appointed for their ex in the hope that this could help resolve the matter.
Holding Redlich
There was no proper basis to conclude that it was "fair and reasonable" to make a costs order in favour of the Council.
HBA Legal
"A material fact of a decisive character" was not available to the applicant until she received Prof Bennett's report.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Practitioners and parties will continue to see electronic operations, limiting the need to physically attend Court.
Sydney Criminal Lawyers
This closed hearing decided that part of the trial of the former ACT Attorney-General would also take place in secret.
Sydney Criminal Lawyers
A Federal Court Judge has warned contempt of court charges for failure to decide visa status for immigrant within days.
Johnson Winter & Slattery
In recent months, the courts have determined numerous applications to adjourn substantive hearings due to the ongoing COVID19 crisis. We provide here brief summaries of the judicial considerations in some of these applications.
Sydney Criminal Lawyers
Courts around the world have been applauded for adapting and using technology to deal with cases during the pandemic.
Canada
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
On July 8, Bill 161, the Smarter and Stronger Justice Act, 2020 (the SSJA), passed a third reading in the Ontario provincial legislature and received royal assent, becoming law.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
As Canada continues the fight against COVID-19, reopening efforts are underway across the country. Courts are also beginning to ease COVID-19 imposed restrictions ...
Gowling WLG
On July 8, 2020, Bill 161 received Royal Assent. The amendments to the Class Proceedings Act, 2002 contained in Bill 161 will come into force and effect on a date to be determined by proclamation of the Lieutenant Governor.
Siskinds LLP
On July 7, 2020, the Ontario government voted to pass the most significant changes to the province's Class Proceedings Act, 1992 in the entire history of the legislation.
McLeish Orlando LLP
The case of Reimer v Toronto (City)[1] is a cautionary tale for plaintiffs. On February 7, 2017 the plaintiff allegedly slipped and fell on the sidewalk after exiting a TTC Bus at the intersection...
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Following are our summaries of the civil decisions of the Court of Appeal for Ontario released last week.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
As summarized in our periodically-updated post regarding appellate courts' responses to COVID-19, certain courts are using written "hearings" as an alternative hearing format during the...
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
When bringing an interlocutory injunction, the moving party must typically give an undertaking as to damages, meaning if that party ultimately loses at trial, it may be forced to pay the damages incurred by the other party as a result of the injunction.
Cayman Islands
Conyers
Remote Court hearings by video-link have now become common in the Cayman Islands, especially during Covid-19 lockdown. Alex Potts QC and Róisín Liddy-Murphy of Conyers discuss some of...
Collas Crill
Cayman Islands entities feature heavily in cross-border investment and debt structures and are very often involved in foreign litigation or arbitrations, either as defendants or as third parties...
Cyprus
Michael Kyprianou Advocates & Legal Consultants
In 2010 the BVI Commercial Court ruled that claimants could seek Black Swan freestanding freezing injunctions in the BVI, in support of foreign substantive proceedings, ...
Michael Kyprianou Advocates & Legal Consultants
We are pleased to say that our firm co-authored the Cyprus contribution of the IBA Litigation Committee's Report on the impact of Covid-19 on the operation of courts and litigation practices in various jurisdictions around the world.
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