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Richmond is one of Canada’s most diverse cities, and one of the reasons we choose to practice law here and raise our families here. It’s also the place where we enjoy engaging with the community.

On this page, we’ll update you on important legal updates with bulletins, presentations and articles by our lawyers. We also invite you to connect with us via LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter where we can learn about your news and updates.

 

June 2nd, 2017

This week, the Supreme Court of Canada is hosting the 2017 Asia Pacific Judicial Colloquium in Vancouver from May 31 to June 3, 2017.  On May 31st, local lawyers had an opportunity to meet members of the Supreme Court of Canada (Rt. Hon. Beverley McLachlin, Hon. Andromache Karakatsanis and Hon….

June 1st, 2017

A recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision contains a useful review of the leading principles relating to the interpretation and scope of releases, particularly when unanticipated claims arise after a release is executed. A dispute over accounting fees led to the accounting firm suing its client for payment of fees…

May 25th, 2017

Heading on vacation outside of Canada? According to a recent Canadian case, a Mexican resort can be sued in Canada by a Canadian tourist alleged to have suffered injuries during her stay at the premises. The ruling is important in addressing responsibility and liability in cases where contracts are made…

May 2nd, 2017

British Columbia’s Attorney General recently announced significant changes to the Provincial Court. Starting June 1, 2017, the Provincial Court’s jurisdiction for small claims cases will increase from $25,000 to $35,000. With few exceptions, the “Small Claims Court” will also no longer hear cases with claims less than $5000, which will…

April 20th, 2017

In our ongoing commitment to better serve our clients and the public, CFMR has recently added new content and FAQ’s to the Personal Injury page of the firm’s website to help you understand what’s involved in a personal injury claim. For more detailed information specific to your own situation, please…

April 14th, 2017

CFMR is pleased to welcome Samuel Suk to the firm. Samuel practices in the areas of Business Law, Estates and Estate Planning, and Real Estate Law.  A detailed bio of Samuel and the experience he brings to the CFMR team will be posted on our website soon.

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