2021 Firm Update – we are pleased to announce that Brenda Lockwood and Adrian Serpa have joined the partnership. Also, Lora Castellucci has been appointed as our new managing partner. We thank Andrew Lee for his years of service in that role and congratulations to Brenda, Adrian and Lora!
Bell Temple LLP is proud to support Vancestock XII taking place on Friday, September 29 in the TD Music Hall at the Allied Music Centre!
Vancestock is an annual charity fundraiser supporting Trails Youth Initiative. Trails takes inner-city, at-risk youth at age 12 and provides a transformative experience. 90% of the youth complete the program at age 16
Bell Temple LLP is pleased to support the Young Women in Law 12th Annual Charity Gala which will take place on October 5, 2023, at the Toronto Board of Trade. We wish YWL much success with this year’s Gala and thank YWL for the work it does in our legal community.
CITATION:Grotz v. 1392275 Ontario Inc. o/a Hilton Garden Inn Toronto/Markham
2023 ONSC 4542
COURT FILE NO.: CV-14-120827
SUPERIOR COURT OF JUSTICE – ONTARIO
RE: Brent Grotz, Plaintiff
1392275 Ontario Inc. o/a Hilton Garden Inn Toronto/Markham and Pileggi
Our associate Genevieve Durigon was honoured to be invited to attend LawPRO’s® 2023 Women’s Preferred Counsel Networking Event held at the Advocates’ Society on June 9, 2023. This annual event—the second of its
Bell Temple LLP is a proud sponsor of NetDiligence® Cyber Risk Summit 2023 in Toronto. Our very own Katherine Kolnhofer will be discussing Disclosure in Incident Response on March 28! We look forward to connecting
Our lawyers Joseph Baldanza, Lora Castellucci, Genevieve Durigon and Damien Van Vroenhoven were honoured to be invited to LawPRO’s Preferred Counsel Lunch held at the Omni King Edward Hotel on November 18, 2022.
The list features over 300 lawyers across multiple practice areas. Lawyers in the directory are nominated by their peers for this prestigious honor.
To read the listing in the November edition of Bayview Post –https://lnkd.in/gwaWNijJ
“Congratulations to our Partner Steven Carlstrom in his recent success at the Superior Court of Ontario!
The plaintiffs brought a motion pursuant to Rule 21 of the Rules of Civil Procedure to determine whether
Bell Temple participated in the 11th Annual Young Women in Law Charity Gala to support the Pro Bono Inmate Appeal Program (PIAP), which provides free and high-quality legal assistance to unrepresented appellants with
Congratulations to our Partner Ryan Truax on his recent success in opposing the Plaintiff’s motion to amend her claim to transfer the action to Simplified Procedure and strike the Defendant’s Jury Notice.
The Plaintiff commenced an action on January 28, 2019 in the ordinary procedure alleging injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. The Defendant delivered a statement of defence and jury notice on April
Our Genevieve Durigon and Lora Castellucci were honoured to attend the inaugural LawPRO® Women’s Networking Evening held at the Advocates’ Society on June 15, 2022. This event brought LawPRO® professionals together with counsel
The plaintiff OZ Merchandising Inc. commenced an action seeking damages for negligence and intentional interference with its economic interests against the numerous defendants. The action proceeded to trial over a 9-week period against
Bell Temple was proud to support the 2022 “OWN Your Career” event presented by the Osgoode Women’s Network (“OWN”) on March 8, 2022—International Women’s Day. This event—attended by our associate, Genevieve Durigon—brought women-identifying
Congratulations to Lisa E. Hamilton and Genevieve Durigon on their recent success in challenging an appeal of a Master’s order that required the plaintiff to produce the family law lawyer’s litigation file
Reg 18/22—filed under the Courts of Justice Act on January 21, 2022—introduces various changes to the Ontario Rules of Civil Procedure with respect to pre-trials, evidence at trial and other matters.
Evidence at Trial
The Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC”) released its decision in the Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia (“TLABC”) v. Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Company of Canada (“RSA”), with our David Tompkins, Trevor
Several of our BT lawyers were honoured to attend the recent External Mentorship Launch initiative of the Black Law Students Association at Osgoode. The mentorship program will provide an opportunity for Black students
Bell Temple marks the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation - today honours the lost children and Survivors of residential schools, their families and communities. We take time to commemorate this tragic and painful history and ongoing impacts of residential schools #WeWearOrange
In its recently released decision of OZ Merchandising Inc. v. Canadian Professional Soccer League Inc., 2021 ONCA 520 the Court of Appeal dismissed the plaintiff’s appeal of the decision of the Trial Judge following a
Congratulations to our 2020 / 2021 articling students - Anja Perc, Maryam Younes and Brett Webster, on their call to the Bar. Anja, Maryam and Brett will be returning as associates and we look forward to having them back!
Our associate Genevieve Durigon with comment:
A bill to amend the Occupiers’ Liability Act to add a requirement of written notice for claims arising from injuries caused by snow and ice was given assent.
Date: December 3, 2020 Length: Half Day 9 am – 12:00 pm EST
Where: Live Online
Cost: CDL Members $226.00 Non-Members $310.75
Claims Managers and Adjusters Special Rate: $163.85
Contact [email protected] to register
Accreditation: Approx 3 hours CPD (to
On August 26, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. EST Katherine will be participating in a webcast discussion titled “Operational and Cyber Risk Management | Transportation Sector – Impact of COVID -19.”
The transportation sector has
As most are aware, the Province has now declared a state of emergency and has ordered the closure of non-essential services. Lawyers are exempt as an essential service. At Bell Temple, we are fortunate
Our firm measures in regards to COVID-19
To our valued clients and colleagues,
As you all know, the spread of the novel Coronavirus which causes COVID-19 has been categorized as a pandemic by the World
Kendall, Ryan and Steve would like to thank our friends at the Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario for having us at their hospitality night at the Sheraton Hotel in Toronto, on October 24, 2019. We had
In Marvelous Mario’s Inc. v. St. Paul Fire and Marine Insurance Co., 2019 ONCA 635, the plaintiffs commenced two separate actions to claim for insurance proceeds under a commercial general liability policy in
Bell Temple LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has been named by Canadian Lawyer magazine as a Top 10 Insurance Defence litigation boutique for 2019-2020. The magazine’s rankings were obtained through
On November 15, Katherine presented on BREACH READINESS & REPORTING IN CANADA @ the InfoSecTo Executive Seminar Series at Toronto Police Headquarters. #education #cyber #protection #litigation #regulations #techlaw