Kelley Bryan, with co-counsel Karen Spector and Professor Tess Sheldon, appeared at the Supreme Court of Canada on January 12 and 13, 2022 in Attorney General of British Columbia v. Council of Canadians with Disabilities. The Supreme Court is considering whether constitutional litigation may be brought by public interest organizations without an individual co-plaintiff.  Public […]

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Mercedes Perez was a guest speaker at the Ontario Bar Association‘s program titled Cultural Competency & Elder Law: Practical and Ethical Considerations.  The program was held today, December 2, 2021 and was chaired by lawyer Diane Vieira from de Vries Litigation.  Mercedes presented alongside her fellow guest speakers, lawyer Omar Ha-Redeye and Pia Hundal on […]

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Alex Procope was invited to speak at the Ontario Bar Association Litigator’s Toolkit program, which took place on November 23, 2021. This program was presented by the OBA Trusts and Estates Section and reviewed strategies for moving your case forward including preparing for judicial mediation and case conferences; what to do if mediation fails and […]

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PBP Lawyers are celebrating our fifth anniversary! We’re grateful to all of our clients and peers for supporting our ongoing work and we’re looking forward to the next five years! In honour of the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, we are making a donation to Aboriginal Legal Services and hope it helps their […]

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On September 23, 2021, Alex Procope presented a case law update alongside Lisa Filgiano counsel at the Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee. Practice Gems: Estates Administration 2021 was an online professional development program presented by the Law Society of Ontario. It covered topics including the unsettled law respecting beneficiary designations, compensation of lawyers acting as […]

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Kelley Bryan and co-counsel Karen Steward are honoured to represent the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund (LEAF) in an upcoming intervention before the Supreme Court of Canada. Last week, the Supreme Court granted LEAF intervener status in the case of AS v. Her Majesty the Queen.  AS will be heard along with another appeal, JJ v. Her Majesty […]

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Alex Procope co-chaired the Ontario Bar Association’s Innovation in Trusts & Estates Law 2021 program with Jonathan Keslassy of KFG Law on June 1, 2021. Some of the topics that were discussed are highlighted below. Friedrich Blasé, the Ontario Bar Association (OBA) Innovator in Residence, opened the discussion about the difficulties lawyers have choosing technology […]

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Earlier this year the World Health Organization (WHO) published its Global Report on Ageism (Report). The Report resonated with me as I and my partners at Perez Bryan Procope LLP routinely work with older people in our practice, which includes capacity law, access to care and benefits, and elder law. In my article “How to […]

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