Ryder-Burbidge Hurley Foster is seeking a civil litigation lawyer to join our firm. The ideal candidate will have excellent technical and client abilities and will immediately assume a number of files related to general civil and commercial litigation, personal injury, disability claims, wrongful dismissal, and construction law-at least two to five years' experience in these areas would be an asset. The ideal candidate will also be proficient with relevant legal technology and will have proven research, drafting, negotiating, and advocacy skills. We are looking for someone who will want to grow a healthy law practice within our firm.
On July 1st, 2018, the first set of changes to the Ontario Construction Lien Act came into effect, the first being its new name, the Construction Act.
Understanding how the Courts of Justice Act and the Small Claims Court Rules operate and apply to your legal claim is fundamental to achieving a successful outcome. While the costs and complexity of litigation can sometimes be a burden to accessing the justice system, the Small Claims Court is designed to streamline the litigation process by simplifying the procedure for claims up to $25,000; not inclusive of costs.