Practice Resources

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Minutes, Archived Recording

Infants and Torts

  • November 06, 2019

This meeting was held at 12:30 PM at Miller Thomson LLP in Vancouver, British Columbia. Guest speaker was J. Scott Stanley, Murphy Battista LLP .


QSBC Share Exemption Claims by Benefeciaries of Trusts

  • October 22, 2019

Nick Smith provided a review of recent audit experience where the QSBC share exemption has been claimed by beneficiaries of discretionary trusts, with a focus on weaknesses attacked by CRA and risk mitigation strategies.

Taxation Law


Refugee Law Primer (For Non-Refugee Law Practitioners)

  • October 16, 2019

Laura Best, Embarkation Law provided a refugee law primer for non-refugee law practitioners. Attendees learned about the basics of refugee law: the relevant international law and the refugee claim process in Canada, including timelines, the legal test and where to refer potential refugee clients. 

Immigration Law


The Tort of Misfeasance - Recent Developments and Practice Points

  • October 15, 2019

A defence perspective on the tort of misfeasance, including a review of recent decisions which clarify the strict requirements for pleading and proving the tort. Graham Underwood and Johnny Van Camp sharedtheir experience working with public servants accused of intentionally abusing their power. They also  shared tips for efficiently managing misfeasance claims through the litigation process.

Public Sector Lawyers