February 16, 2021
MacKenzie Barristers' client OTLA granted leave to intervene in the Supreme Court of Canada
Today, the Ontario Trial Lawyers' Association (OTLA), represented by MacKenzie Barristers P.C. along with Oatley Vigmond, was granted leave to intervene before the Supreme Court of Canada in Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia v. Royal Sun Alliance Assurance Company, SCC Case No. 38949. The case concerns whether and when an insurer who opts to defend a claim may be estopped from taking the position that it has no obligation to indemnify an insured.
Update, February 19, 2021: the Supreme Court of Canada will hear the case (virtually) on May 17, 2021.
January 14, 2021
Brooke MacKenzie publishes article, "Why do we regulate lawyers?" on Slaw.ca
Brooke has recently joined the team at Slaw.ca, Canada's online legal magazine, as a regular legal ethics columnist.
Her first article, "Why do we regulate lawyers?", can be read here.
January 1, 2021
Gavin MacKenzie joins Arbitration Place
As of January 1, 2021, Gavin has joined Arbitration Place as a Member Arbitrator. In recent years, Gavin has repeatedly been approached to serve as an arbitrator of commercial and partnership disputes, and has served as both a sole arbitrator and as a member of a three-arbitrator panel.
Gavin looks forward to continuing his counsel practice while working with Arbitration Place to serve as an arbitrator and mediator in Canada and internationally.
Read Arbitration Place's announcement here.
December 1, 2020
Brooke MacKenzie featured in Precedent Magazine
Precedent Magazine has profiled Brooke in its "Secret Life" feature, discussing her experience becoming a Jeopardy! champion.
You can read the article here.