Superior Court Justice Edward Morgan recently made the decision that Master Ronald Dash overstepped jurisdiction in finding lawyer Murray Teitel guilty of sharp practice in Haider Humza Inc. v. Mohammed Rafiq.
Davis LLP's Gavin MacKenzie explains in an interview with Law Times why this is a "welcome decision."
“I think the importance of it is that it reinforces the exclusive jurisdiction of the [Law Society of Upper Canad] to make findings of breaches of the Rules of Professional Conduct,” he says in one part of the story. “I think that’s important as far as the self-governance of the profession is concerned and I think it’s also partly a matter of fairness.”
"Retired justice Dennis O'Connor announced on August 29, 2013 his withdrawal from Toronto Police Chief Bill Blair's internal police review into the shooting death of Sammy Yatim.
Some lawyers and community activists had previously voiced..."
"Lana Finney, Partner in Davis LLP’s Toronto office, was quoted in the November 21, 2011, issue of Law Times.
In the article, “Tribunal Case Sends Shivers: original polluter responsible despite payment to new owner,” Lana comments..."
"Davis LLP welcomes Gavin MacKenzie as a litigation partner in the firm's Toronto office. Gavin has established himself as a leading litigator with respect to professional responsibility, liability and discipline, appeals, judicial review applications..."