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Should I include an arbitration agreement in my contract?
Frequently, commercial Parties will include arbitration agreements in a contract without much thought as to whether it is necessary or even a good idea. There are many things to consider before including an arbitration agreement in your contract. An arbitration...Read More
Merredith MacLennan – Specialist in Real Estate Law
Congratulations for Merovitz Potechin LLP Partner, Merredith MacLennan, who has been certified by the Law Society of Ontario as a specialist in Real Estate Law. The Certified Specialist Program recognizes members of the Law Society who have met established standards...Read More
Builder and Developer Series Part 1: The Land Deal
Whether you are a builder or developer looking to purchase vacant land, a tear-down, or a building slated for fit-up or renovation, one of your first steps is going to be making a land deal with the vendor (seller). While...Read More
Code of Ethics for New Home Builders and Vendors
The arrival of the Home Construction Regulatory Authority (HCRA), established under the New Home Construction Licensing Act, 2017 (NHCLA) has brought about many changes impacting new home builders and vendors in Ontario. Most recently, on July 1, 2021, regulations under...Read More
Effective January 1, 2022: Changes Improving Access to Justice in Estate Matters
Further to our Estate Litigation blog posts on March 23, 2021, and May 6, 2021, outlining the steps that the Ontario government was taking to improve access to justice in estate matters, the Lieutenant Governor has proclaimed that the Schedule...Read More