About this office:
Blaney McMurtry LLP is a multi-service firm in Toronto, Canada, helping clients overcome challenges and seize opportunities for more than fifty years, with a comprehensive, and personalized, approach to advice and representation. The firm offers a wide variety of legal services within six broad practice groups: Corporate & Commercial, Real Estate, Labour & Employment, Commercial Litigation, Insurance Litigation, and Personal Services (Wills & Estates and Family Law).
Our clients range from financial institutions and insurance companies to public companies and governments, to professional practices and retailers. We also work for a wide array of individuals - from owner-managers, to entrepreneurs, to executives. Our lawyers are called upon to play a strategic role in our clients' businesses and to deliver a multi-disciplinary approach to solving problems, while maintaining the flexibility to handle everything from the routine to the very largest and complicated matters and transactions.
As a member of TAGLaw, one of the world's largest legal networks, Blaney McMurtry has immediate and seamless access to worldwide legal expertise on a priority basis. The firm is also a member of the Risk Management Counsel of Canada, a national association of law firms providing services to the risk management industry, including insurers, risk retention groups and self-insureds.
For more information, visit www.blaney.com.
Specific Practice & Industry Groups Details:
Statement of Practice Summary:
General Practice, Aboriginal Law, Administrative and Regulatory Law, Banking, Commercial Leasing, Commercial Litigation, Competition and Trade Law, Condominiums, Construction and Lien Law, Corporate and Commercial Law, Corporate Insurance Law, E-Commerce, Environmental Law, Estate Planning, Family Law, Franchising, Immigration Law, Insolvency Law, Insurance Litigation, Intellectual Property Law, Labour and Employment Law, Mortgage Remedies, Municipal and Planning Law, Professional Liability, Real Estate and Development Law, Secured Transactions, Securities Law, Taxation, Technology and Computer Law, Trusts and Estates.
Documents by Lawyers at this office
Expert Witness Immunity: No, You Cannot Sue Your Own Expert For Negligence!
Roger J. Horst, January 11, 2017
The absolute immunity of parties and witnesses from subsequent liability for their testimony in judicial proceedings developed in early English cases and is well established at common law. Any communication, even perjured testimony, made in the course of a judicial proceeding, cannot serve as the...
Canada Lifts Temporary Resident Visa Requirements for Citizens of Mexico
Henry J. Chang, January 5, 2017
As I previously reported, on June 28, 2016, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau formally announced that the Temporary Resident Visa ("TRV") requirement for citizens of Mexico travelling to Canada would be eliminated as of December 1, 2016. Mexican citizens may now enter Canada without first...
Employment Contracts: Good Idea? Bad Idea?
Mark E. Geiger, January 5, 2017
In our practice we have seen a sharp increase in the number of employers who are asking new and sometimes existing employees to sign employment contracts, usually drafted by the employer or someone on their behalf. Often the contracts are ‘generic’ - by which I mean they are intended to...
Year Established: 1954
Law Firm Affiliations: TAGLAW