About this office:
Aird & Berlis LLP is a prominent law firm with a well-established local, national and international practice. We represent some of the world's largest corporations as well as a wide array of entrepreneurial businesses, associations, government agencies and individuals.
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Statement of Practice Summary:
Banking Law; Commercial Leasing; Commercial Paper Liquidity Team; Corporate Commercial Law; Corporate Finance; Energy; Franchises and Franchising; Entertainment Law; Environmental Law; Media Law; Sports Law; Financial Services Law; Business Reorganization; First Nations Law; Gaming Law; Infrastructure; Intellectual Property; International Practice; International Taxation; Investment Management; Labour And Employment; Licensing; Litigation; Mergers And Acquisitions; Municipal Law; Occupational Health and Safety; Land Use Planning; Private Equity and Venture Capital; Natural Resources; Private Business Services; Real Estate; Renewable Fuel; Tax Law; Tax Litigation; Telecommunications Law; Technology Law; Trusts and Estates; Transportation; Venture Capital; Wealth Management and Succession Planning.
Documents by Lawyers at this office
Fixed Terms - Can They Be Broken?
Fiona Brown, August 7, 2015
Employers and employees are free to contract on the terms and conditions of employment. That contract, often referred to as an employment agreement, if appropriately and properly drafted, can bind the parties in the event of what occurs on the termination of employment.
Champerty and Maintenance Revisited: Considering the Assignment of Litigation by Companies in Receivership
Brett Kenworthy,Titus Totan, July 24, 2015
On May 1, 2015, the Alberta Court of Appeal rendered its decision in 1773907 Alberta Ltd. v. Davidson, 2015 ABCA 150, and allowed an appeal permitting an action, brought in the name of an insolvent company, to proceed, notwithstanding that the company had assigned this claim to a third party. As...
Redraft Choice of Law Clauses to Avoid Unpleasant Surprises
Angela Swan, July 23, 2015
A recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Trillium Motor World Ltd. v. General Motors of Canada Limited, 2015 ONSC 3824, illustrates the danger that unusual and even common choice of law clauses can create. It may be advisable to consider re-drafting such clauses.
Year Established: 1974
Law Firm Affiliations: INTERLAW