Help Us Celebrate Our 75th Anniversary... After All, Your Stories are a Big Part of It

In this, our 75th anniversary year, we have much to be thankful for. A law firm, any firm, doesn’t achieve a significant milestone without loyal clients, associates and referral partners.

All too often your stories go unrecognized. But this year, we want to change all that. In addition to telling our stories, we want to tell yours too.

By sharing your stories as part of our 75th anniversary celebrations, it’s our sincere hope that others will be...


Athlete Profile - Shelley Gautier, Toronto Paracyclist

Shelley's profile has been posted on the Toronto Sports Council website. She is currently in the Team Canada Pool for the 2012 Paralympic games in London. Read the full article.

Litigation Student Contest

Congratulations to Diana Tebby, law student at the University of Windsor Ontario, for winning the Litigation Student Contest. Diana will receive a pair of Toronto Maple Leafs tickets courtesy of Thomson, Rogers.

Hopefully Diana will bring the 'Leafs' some luck!

Diana Tebby - Litigation Student

New FSCO Guideline Regarding the Cost of Interpreter Services and HST

In November 2010, the Financial Services Commission of Ontario issued Superintendent's Guideline No. 08/10. The new guideline stipulates that:

  1. The cost of interpreters is not covered by the SABS and therefore does not fall within the $2,000 assessment cap. Instead, insurers may reimburse claimants for interpreter services costs as an adjusting expense.
  2. HST is payable over and above the amount payable under the SABS, such as over and above the $2,000 assessment...

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Funny... We Don't Feel 75

We're extremely proud to announce that 2011 marks our 75th year in business. As any company will tell you, by the very nature of longevity alone, getting to this ripe old age is quite an achievement. But it also speaks volumes about the quality of the several generations of lawyers who have populated our firm since our founding in 1936 and the consistently high levels of service and caring they have brought to our clients.

However, being a successful law firm doesn't maintain its level of success...