Soloway Wright Opens Its Doors to Law Students

Summer in Ottawa is great, and law students seem to have noticed! Last week Soloway Wright invited law students entering their 2L year to learn about our firm and how to have the best law student experience. While recruiting won’t…

Early 2019 Judicial Updates that affect Employers

Authors – Alan Riddell, Kyle Van Schie Employee or Contractor? Cormier v. 1772887 Ontario Limited c.o.b. as St. Joseph Communications, 2019 ONSC 587 This case touched on two important issues for employers: how to tell the difference between employees and…

What to do when faced with Workplace Harassment

By Alan Riddell and Kyle Van Schie  Employers have a legal obligation to provide employees with a harassment-free workplace. They are obligated to take all reasonable precautions to protect their employees in the workplace. This includes the steps that an…

Don’t Mistake Your Employees for Independent Contractors

By Alan Riddell and Kyle Van Schie  In order to avoid future, costly surprises, it is vital to determine whether your workers are "employees" or "independent contractors." By recognizing the nature of the relationships between your company and your workers,…

Buying a Condo? Hire Your Lawyer Early

Authors - Sybil Johnson-Abbott, Desneiges Teddy Ottawa’s condo market is currently trending as a seller’s market – with 40% fewer condominiums listed for sale last month than there were during the same month in 2018. It is best practice to…

Soloway Wright welcomes its new Articling and Summer Students

We are very pleased to announce that two second year students have joined our firm as part of our summer student program and that our 2018 summer students will be returning for articling commencing in August 2019. Designed to help…

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