Lawyer Alex Procope realized that at every failed mediation he has attended, at least one party exhibited a “fight, flight, or freeze” stress response – common behaviours for people with a history of trauma. He shared his observation with Maneesha Mehra, a certified specialist in family law practicing at Carson Chousky Lein LLP, and they […]

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On January 24 Alex Procope co-chaired the Law Society of Ontario’s annual Professional Development Program: The Annotated Powers of Attorney for Property and for Personal Care 2024 along with Alexandra Manthorpe of Cunningham, Swan, Carty, Little & Bonham LLP. This program provided up-to-date annotated POA precedents and valueable commentary on many difficult issues. Speakers included: Alyssa […]

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Kelley Bryan and Alex Procope have been recognized in the 2024 edition of Best Lawyers in Canada and Best Lawyers Ones to Watch for Trusts and Estates. Best Lawyers ranks legal professionals through peer-review surveys of the legal community.  Those surveyed are asked to assess their peers on their legal abilities, professionalism and integrity. We […]

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Mercedes Perez is representing the Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario at the coroner’s inquest into the death of Soleiman Faqiri.  To date, the inquest has heard from numerous witnesses describing the conditions of Mr. Faqiri’s confinement at the Central East Correctional Centre where he died on December 15, 2016 while awaiting a court-ordered psychiatric assessment. […]

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Mercedes Perez is representing the Canadian Mental Health Association, Ontario at the Coroner’s inquest into the death of Soleiman Faqiri.  The inquest is being held virtually, began today and is scheduled for 15 days.  It is being streamed live daily through this link. Mr. Faqiri died at the Central East Correctional Centre in Lindsay, Ontario […]

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What is undue influence? Undue influence aims to protect individuals from being taken advantage of in a transaction by someone who exerts control over them. The  finding allows a court to invalidate documents where the influence of a powerful figure undermines an individual’s ability to make their own decisions. It applies to a wide variety […]

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PBP Lawyers is proud to announce that Alex Procope has been ranked  in the Private Wealth Disputes – Canada category of Chambers High Net Worth Guide 2023. Chambers and Partners seeks out referees from high net-worth clients and develops rankings based on assessments of the following qualities: Technical legal ability Professional conduct Client service Commercial […]

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The family of a Sudbury man, Andrew Martin, has filed a civil claim against the Greater Sudbury Police Service in relation to Andrew’s death in December 2020. Andrew drowned in Lake Nepahwin after falling through the ice.  Andrew struggled with mental health issues and his family had reported him missing.  The lawsuit was filed after […]

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Perez Bryan Procope (www.pbplawyers.com) is an established boutique firm in Toronto specializing in health law, estate advocacy and civil rights litigation. We are seeking a motivated junior lawyer (1-2 years) or articling student to join our team. Candidates can expect a broad range of litigation-focused experience including: Observing, assisting with and, where available, carriage of […]

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