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5 Jun 2014, 3:00 pm by John Steele
Malcolm Mercer, the GC at McCarthy Tétrault, resident in their Toronto office, will be contributing here from time to time. [read post]
3 Jul 2018, 12:42 pm by Steve Matthews
A short note of congratulations to our Slaw colleague Malcolm Mercer who was elected June 28th as Treasurer of the Law Society of Ontario. [read post]
27 Jun 2018, 5:00 pm
Making sure that lawyers and paralegals are meeting entry-level competency requirements will be a key role of the law society under new treasurer Malcolm Mercer. [read post]
4 Aug 2014, 1:33 pm by Simon Chester
Malcolm Mercer Partner and general counsel, McCarthy Tétrault LLP, Toronto Mercer is leading the charge for alternative business structures in the legal profession. [read post]
7 Nov 2014, 7:47 am by Jordan Furlong
Malcolm Mercer, who’s been a driving force in the debate around legal service regulation changes in Canada, wrote a terrific post at Slaw titled “A Different Take on ABS – Proponents and Opponents Both Miss the Point. [read post]
31 Jan 2017, 1:51 pm by Legal Profession Prof
Mercer ) converted a discipline proceeding into an invitation... [read post]
3 Jan 2013, 9:42 am by Adam Dodek
Malcolm Mercer, Tom Harrison, and Richard Devlin, as always, expanded and enriched the discussion. [read post]
5 Sep 2014, 10:18 am
If it were otherwise, the lawyers would be favouring the officers of the corporation violating the lawyer’s obligation to his client, which is the corporation,” wrote Justice Hope Hyslop.McCarthy Tétrault LLP lawyer Malcolm Mercer, whose practice is in the area of conflict of interest, says the judge arrived at the right answer. [read post]
28 Feb 2011, 4:00 am by Dan Pinnington
This is an article by Malcolm Mercer, partner and general counsel at McCarthy Tetrault in Toronto. [read post]
13 Dec 2016, 4:00 am by Amy Salyzyn
In a recent Slaw blog, Malcolm Mercer thoughtfully explores how information asymmetry between legal service providers and consumers may impact access to justice. [read post]
17 Oct 2013, 10:12 am by Mitch Kowalski
Kudos to Benchers, Susan McGrath and Malcolm Mercer for organizing the event. [read post]
6 Dec 2012, 6:36 am by Mitch Kowalski
And in an effort to pull Malcolm Mercer away from the dark side and bring him into the light, my comments today will focus on solutions. : ) When LSUC was formed in 1797 it was a model for the Commonwealth. [read post]
26 Sep 2014, 10:33 am
”Those are the kind of concerns the law society is hoping to hear about, says Malcolm Mercer, a law society bencher who is part of the ABS working group. [read post]
9 Apr 2020, 4:00 am by Ken Chasse
[see the full text on the SSRN (updated in March, 2020)] The comment of the Treasurer of the Law Society of Ontario (Malcolm Mercer, its CEO) responding to my first article having the above same title, published in Slaw, on July 25, 2019, contains the following objections: 1. [read post]
14 Jan 2021, 4:00 am by Brooke MacKenzie
I am delighted and honoured to be taking the place of my former colleague, mentor, and all-around legal ethics and regulation rock star, Malcolm Mercer, who recently assumed the role of Chair of Ontario’s Law Society Tribunal. [read post]
2 Dec 2015, 11:35 am
., the kind of information Manulife alleged Fishman had in this case is called “playbook information,” says Malcolm Mercer, a partner at McCarthy Tétrault LLP and member of the Canadian Bar Association’s taskforce on conflicts of interest. [read post]
5 Aug 2014, 4:00 am by Amy Salyzyn
As Malcolm Mercer has argued in his recent Slaw column: “If we cannot find ways to effectively have regulated lawyers, paralegals or alternative providers deliver legal services in some areas, there can be no justification for prohibiting anyone but licensees from servicing those areas. [read post]
11 May 2015, 10:43 am
“The Law Society acknowledged that costs are not ordinarily sought by the Law Society from an unsuccessful applicant in a grandparent paralegal good character hearing such as this due in part to the recognition that denial of a licence is likely to have a material economic impact on the unsuccessful applicant,” wrote Bencher Malcolm Mercer for the panel. [read post]
20 Feb 2015, 10:13 am
The company’s lawyer was copied on that e-mail.The test for solicitor-client privilege includes establishing whether first, there is a communication, and second, whether that communication was intended to be confidential, requirements that are often fairly easy to establish, according to McCarthy Tétrault LLP partner Malcolm Mercer. [read post]
23 Jan 2013, 12:37 pm
Neil, when former justice Ian Binnie wrote that in general “a lawyer may not represent one client whose interests are directly adverse to the immediate interests of another current client” even if the two mandates are unrelated, unless both clients consent after receiving full disclosure.But counsel for the the CBA, Malcolm Mercer, says the rule should only apply where there is a substantial risk of prejudice to the lawyer’s former client. [read post]