Make Costs Great Again; I’m Partial to Your Judgment; Time’s Up? The Appropriate Means Exception in s. 5(1) of the Limitations Act | CPDonline.ca

Make Costs Great Again; I’m Partial to Your Judgment; Time’s Up? The Appropriate Means Exception in s. 5(1) of the Limitations Act

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Credits
Substantive: 0.75
45 minutes
Published
2019
Presenter(s)
Stephen Cavanagh
Roberto Ghignone
Andrew Lenz
Source
County of Carleton Law Association (CCLA)
Provider
CPDOnline.ca
Language
English
Length
45 minutes
Price
$89.00 plus tax
CCLA 39th Civil Litigation Conference
Includes Handouts

Andrew Lenz, Roberto Ghignone, and Steve Cavanagh present the following topics:

  • Make Costs Great Again; I’m Partial to Your Judgment
  • Time’s Up? The Appropriate Means Exception in s. 5(1) of the Limitations Act

Presenters

Stephen Cavanagh

Steve’s practice focuses on professional liability, insurance and commercial litigation. He has extensive experience in advising both insurers and insureds about coverage issues and has had a number of reported cases in that field. He has also acted as a mediator and as an arbitrator in various types of civil disputes, principally in the areas of insurance and commercial law. As well, he has acted as counsel in disciplinary proceedings. Steve is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, He is certified by the Law Society as a Specialist in Civil Litigation. He has been selected for inclusion among The Best Lawyers in Canada in Insurance Law and Malpractice Law has been “Repeatedly Recommended” as a Leading Practitioner in the field of “Litigation-Commercial Insurance” by LEXPERT. In 2014, 2017 and 2019, Best Lawyers in Canada named Steve the Lawyer of the Year in the area of Insurance Law in Ottawa. Since 2007, Steve has been a member of the Ontario Civil Rules Committee, which is responsible for the Rules of Civil Procedure. In 2013 and again in 2018, he was a member of a subcommittee which made recommendations to the Civil Rules Committee regarding the discount rate for future pecuniary damages (Rule 53.09). Those recommendations have since been enacted. He also served as a member of another subcommittee that considered the issue of whether medical examinations in a litigation context should be recorded. For five years, Steve was the Ottawa Senior Instructor in Civil Litigation for the Law Society of Upper Canada’s Bar Admission Course. He also taught Insurance Law and Trial Advocacy at uOttawa’s law school for several years. He was called to the Bar of Ontario in 1980.

Roberto Ghignone

Roberto Ghignone is a Senior Associate with Borden Ladner Gervais that specializes in privacy, health law and commercial litigation.

Andrew Lenz

Andrew Lenz graduated from the faculty of law of the University of Western Ontario. He articled at the Supreme Court of Canada and was called to the Bar in 1993. He practices at Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall – mainly in the areas of Commercial and Public Litigation and has been a partner since 2000. He previously served on the organizing committee of this Conference.

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