We are pleased to announce that our partner, Richard Halpern, is a recipient of one of the Ontario Bar Association's 2015 Distinguished Service Awards. The presentation will take place in April.Congratulations, Richard.
By Darcy Merkur
There is absolutely nothing improper with counsel's practice of reviewing draft expert reports, according to the Ontario Court of Appeal in its hotly anticipated January 29th decision in Moore v. Getahun et al (2015) ONCA 55 (OCA).
In fact, the Ontario Court of Appeal in Moore went further to say that draft reports, including notes of consultations between experts and counsel are now subject to a qualified litigation privilege - a privilege that can be disregarded by the Court...