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A Measured Approach to Building Business

Do you know how efficient your practice is? Here’s why you need to find out—and how. Lawyers who lead their own law firms face a confusing and circular challenge: The practice of law is how you make a living.

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How Happy are Your Clients?

Client satisfaction is something you can -- and should – measure to help you grow your business. How does your firm measure success? Perhaps more importantly: Is your firm measuring success?

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Question of whether relationship between parties was marriage-like required multi-faceted inquiry

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On consideration of relationship between franchisee and franchisor, franchisee was employee rather than independent contractor and entitled to compensation

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This excerpt from the updated Agriculture title examines Ontario law with regards to constitutional jurisdiction over agriculture

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Restrictive covenants [in employment context] are contracts in restraint of trade, and as a general rule, are ... prima facie unenforceable ... there are exceptions to that rule: ...

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This excerpt from the updated Animals title examines Canadian law with regards to police and tracking dogs

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Did you know that WestlawNext Canada’s Litigator can help you find the witness you need to make your case?

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This excerpt from the updated Evidence title examines Canadian law with regards to documentary evidence

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Midsize law firm leaders speak up on attracting talent, employee retention, and planning for succession

On April 3rd, Thomson Reuters hosted an informal breakfast panel discussion for mid-size law firms to share and discuss practical consideration of succession planning, attracting and retaining talent, and how to differentiate from the competition.

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The central feature of the Henson trust is that the trustee is given ultimate discretion with respect to payments out of the trust to the person with disabilities for whom the trust was settled.

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Cutting Through The Clutter For Junior Associates

Associate training is a never ending concern for law firms. It seems like everywhere you turn someone has an opinion on how to mold and mentor new associates.

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