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Nelligan News
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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
Today is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD), a time to recognize a global social issue that affects the health and human rights of millions of older persons around the world. Communities around the world use this day to raise the visibility of elder abuse, by sharing information about abuse and neglect and promoting the resources and services that increase seniors’ safety and well-being. Lawyers and staff at Nelligan O’Brien Payne wore purple today in recognition of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.
Employment Law for Employees
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Press release: Constitutional challenge to remove damages caps from the Canadian Human Rights Act
Nelligan Law is representing Parkdale Community Legal Services (“PCLS”) in a constitutional challenge to remove damages caps from the Canadian[...]
Estates Law
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Nuwanthi Dias on CTV's Ask the Expert
Nuwanthi Dias joins CTV’s Ask the Expert to answer commonly asked questions about creating a Will and planning your estate.[...]
Employment Law for Employees
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Renewed calls for Legislative Changes to Support Military Victims of Sexual Assault, Harassment and Discrimination
“Women should no longer feel like guests in the Canadian Armed Forces” states former Supreme Court Justice Louise Arbour in[...]
Employment Law for Employers
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What should you consider before shifting to the four-day work week?
The four-day work week has been generating a lot of buzz lately. Benefits such as increased productivity, better work-life balance,[...]
Litigation and Dispute Resolution
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Crypto Confusion and Misuse of Mareva Injunctions
On February 17, the Plaintiffs in the widely reported Ottawa “Freedom Convoy” class action obtained a Mareva injunction freezing assets. [...]

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Thank you for being such a good lawyer to me. I really value your help.

A short but heartfelt note, Marcia, to express our deep appreciation and gratitude for your wise, kind and sympathetic counsel. Your professionalism touched the both of us, blended as it was with the sincerity and patience of your attention. There is no way in which we can tell you how precious is the gift of peace of mind you have given us. We wish you and your family good fortune and for you personally, rich satisfaction in your legal career which should take you far.


Thanks Marie! It was great working with you too. I wish all claims were as smooth..you made it look so easy.


"He is a gifted lawyer and a genuine pleasure to work with. Bryan was extremely helpful in guiding us through the process and in closing all of the properties with ease."

Thank you for all the work you did Taiji. I appreciated the effort and strategy you brought forward.


I could not have accomplished this conclusion without your support and advice.

- L.B

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If any opportunities arise to refer business to you and your firm, I will recommend you very highly. Our business relationship with you has been excellent.


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