A note from Lanise Hayes, Chair of our Diversity and Inclusion Committee

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October 21, 2020
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As a bi-racial woman, I grew up with a sense of belonging and inclusion within my family, protected from much of the adversity faced by BIPOC. However, throughout my life I have on occasion experienced that adversity and sometimes the fear many BIPOC live with each day. My father made the first human rights complaint… Read more »

Nine Lawyers Recognized in the 2021 Edition of Best Lawyers in Canada

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September 11, 2020
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We are thrilled to announce that nine of our lawyers have been recognized in the 2021 Edition of Best Lawyers in Canada. Best Lawyers™ has published their list for over three decades, earning the respect of the profession, the media, and the public as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals. Its first international list… Read more »

Janice Payne awarded the OBA Award for Excellence in Civil Litigation

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July 14, 2020
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Nelligan Law  is proud to announce that Janice Payne, partner, has been awarded the 2020 Award for Excellence in Civil Litigation by the Ontario Bar Association. Awarded once annually, the award recognizes the contributions and achievements of members of the Ontario Bar in civil litigation in one or more of the following areas: outstanding advocacy… Read more »

Can you ask someone where they are from? A black female lawyer’s perspective

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March 3, 2020
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This article originally appeared in the Ontario Bar Association’s JUST magazine which you can find here. “Where are you from?” Have you been asked this question before? If so, who asked you? Was it someone you just met? Was it at a networking event, a client meeting, a job interview, or something along those lines?… Read more »

Peter Cronyn interviewed CBC Ottawa

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January 9, 2020
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Peter Cronyn recently discussed regulatory oversight gaps with CBC Ottawa as they relate to the Dr. Barwin class action. Read the full article here. Listen to an audio clip of the interview here. For more information on the class action against Dr. Barwin on behalf of his former patients and their children, visit our dedicated Class… Read more »

Nelligan O’Brien Payne Holiday Hours

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December 6, 2019
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Please note our hours for the upcoming holiday season. We wish everyone a safe and happy holiday! Monday, December 23rd: closed Tuesday, December 24th: closed Wednesday, December 25th: closed Thursday, December 26th: closed Friday, December 27th: closed Monday, December 30th: open 8:30 am to 5:30 pm Tuesday, December 31st: open 8:30 am to 5:30 pm… Read more »

Nine Nelligan O’Brien Payne lawyers included in the 2020 Best Lawyers™ list

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August 22, 2019
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Best Lawyers™ has published their list for over three decades, earning the respect of the profession, the media, and the public as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals. Its first international list was published in 2006 and since then has grown to provide lists in over 75 countries. Lawyers on The Best Lawyers… Read more »