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Firm wins big at Court of Appeal regarding Unclear Employment Agreements

Posted on: October 22, 2019

What happens when employers terminate employees and try to rely on unclear written employment contracts? That was the question in Andros v Colliers where our employee client was terminated on the basis of a written employment contract with a questionable termination clause that attempted to severely limit his severance package. The firm won at the […]

ON DECEMBER 16, 2015 JAMES LAWYERS WAS DELIGHTED TO SPONSOR EAT, DRINK AND BE CHARITABLE

Posted on: December 16, 2015

A holiday fundraiser in support of Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF). The event, which was organized by one of our own associates, Cenobar Parker, was a huge success! With over a 100 young professionals and leaders from across the legal profession in attendance, Cenobar and her co-organizers raised about $8,000 for MSF! PWJ is […]

Cenobar Parker Joins the James Lawyers Legal Team

Posted on: March 19, 2015

We welcome Cenobar Parker to our legal team of professionals. Cenobar has a vast array of experience and provides advice and assistance to clients in all our practice areas including civil litigation, workplace law, and administrative and regulatory law. Prior to joining the firm, Cenobar practiced as a litigator for the federal government and most […]

Big Win For James Lawyers

Posted on: January 24, 2015

No Contracting out of Limitations Act, 2002 for Group LTD Policies: Ontario Court of Appeal Kassburg v. Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada, 2014 ONCA 922, a decision from the Ontario Court of Appeal released on December 29, 2014, represents a big win for Long Term Disability (“LTD”) claimants and provides much needed clarity on […]

ROBERT TARANTINO PRESENTED AT THE RECENT SIX-MINUTE EMPLOYMENT LAW CONFERENCE

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On June 20, 2017, Robert Tarantino presented his paper entitled Frustration of Contract in Employment Due to Employee Disability and Illness at the perennially popular Six-Minute Employment Lawyer conference hosted by the Law Society of Upper Canada. Robert was pleased to present his paper alongside esteemed colleagues and friends in the employment bar across Ontario.