Litigation

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  • Taking Notes and Other Tips on Observation at Trial

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    This paper provides some practical tips on note taking during trial, including taking notes on witness testimony and when you are the examining lawyer.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Civil Advocacy Series: Argument program in Edmonton on April 11, 2018 and in Calgary on April 18, 2018.

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  • The Art of Being Prepared…How and when a little forethought and effort will pay off handsomely

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    This paper provides some suggestions, from a judicial perspective, for effective chambers advocacy. It includes drafting suggestions for pleadings, affidavits, and orders, and tips for being an effective and persuasive advocate in court. It also provides tips for ex parte applications, special chambers, and trial.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s 50th Annual Refresher in Lake Louise from May 7–9th, 2017.

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  • The Duty to Consult Aboriginal Peoples: What does it mean?

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    After a brief review of the nature and scope of Aboriginal interests, this paper addresses the current state of the law in this area. Specifically, the author investigates the source of the duty to consult, when the duty is triggered, who owes the duty, the nature and content of the duty, who is to be consulted, what it means to accommodate Aboriginal interests, and finally, some practical considerations.

    This paper was presented at the Aboriginal Issues seminar in November – December 2012.

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  • The Factum: Tips and Strategies

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    The importance of the factum in an appeal cannot be understated. This paper provides factum-writing tips and strategies for the Court of Appeal. It discusses best practices and requirements for structuring a factum, and provides style strategies for drafting a well-written and compelling factum. Factum excerpts are included as writing examples.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Appellate Advocacy program in Calgary on October 12, 2018 and in Edmonton on November 2, 2018.

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  • The Foundational Rules and Interpretation of the Rules of Court: Can We Get Along?

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    This paper was drawn from materials presented at The Rules of Court Interpreted seminar in November 2011.

    Learn how the Foundational Rules provide interpretation guidelines, as well as guidance as to the scope of relief and remedies the Court can provide. This comprehensive paper cites dozens of relevant cases, and highlights material changes under the new Alberta Rules of Court.

    Pages: 87

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  • The Impact of White Burgess Langille Inman v Abbott and Haliburton Co on Recent Alberta Decisions

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    A recent trilogy of cases from the Supreme Court of Canada, including White Burgess Langille Inman v Abbott and Haliburton Co [White Burgess], dealt with the “threshold” principles for admissibility of expert evidence. This paper provides a brief summary of the enhanced expert evidence framework as a result of White Burgess, and then reviews recent Alberta decisions that implement that framework.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Civil Advocacy Series: Evidence seminar in Edmonton on May 2, 2017 and in Calgary on May 4, 2017.

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  • The Law of Damages 2018 Program Materials

    This seminar explored the law of damages, including common evidentiary issues, recent trends, and current case law. It provided tips for proving damages outside of court proceedings. It also discussed restitutionary alternatives to damages, among other topics.

  • The Law of Tendering – Case Law Update

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    This paper discusses and summarizes the key principles and recent developments in the law of tendering. Specifically, it looks at the law relating to the ability of contractors to escape the downside of a bad bid and the liability of owners to disappointed bidders, beginning with the decision in Ron Engineering.

    This paper was presented at LESA’s Construction Law program offered in February 2015.

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  • The Legal Research Process – A Reminder of the Basics

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    This paper was presented at our Legal Research seminar held in October of 2011. This paper goes through the basics of legal research and provides a flow chart for prioritizing the law, a noting up checklist, a legal research sources checklist and a guide to citing cases to the Alberta Courts.

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  • The Oppression Remedy versus the Derivative Action

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    Author: Shannon O’Bryne

    This paper explores the extent to which Alberta law maintains a strict distinction between oppression remedy and derivative action. First, this paper distinguishes between personal action and derivative action in the context of Foss v Harbottle and discusses the Supreme Court of Canada’s recent Burnette decision outlining a two-step test that differentiates them. Next, this paper distinguishes between the nature of harm that must be established in each case. Finally, the paper assesses important appellate case law, including cases from the Alberta Court of Appeal.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Shareholder Disputes program in Calgary on October 25, 2019 and in Edmonton on October 29, 2019.

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  • The Privilege of Invoking Privilege

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    This paper provides an overview of the law of privilege. It also provides a case analysis of the following 4 decisions on privilege from the Supreme Court of Canada in 2016: Canada (Attorney General) v Chambre des notaires du Quebec, 2016 SCC 20; Canada (National Revenue) v Thompson, 2016 SCC 21; Lizotte v Aviva Insurance Co of Canada, 2016 SCC 52; and Alberta (Information and Privacy Commissioner) v University of Calgary, 2016 SCC 53.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Civil Advocacy Series: Evidence seminar in Edmonton on May 2, 2017 and in Calgary on May 4, 2017.

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  • The Recipe for Successful Legal Project Management: Ingredients to Adopt in Practice

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    Legal project management [LPM], described as the recipe for competitive advantages to firms of all sizes, is outlined in this paper. The paper discusses the basics of LPM, its history and development, and strategies for introducing LPM into a firm to ensure that clients and lawyers start off and stay on the same page throughout their dealings.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s 50th Annual Refresher in Lake Louise from May 7–9th, 2017.

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