Civil Justice Reform Project

I had the privilege of working with Peter Henderson and other OBA members on our Ontario Civil Justice Reform Project Working Group.  Our recommendations have helped shape reforms to civil justice in Ontario.  See the preliminary report to the OBA Civil Litigation Section here: civjanweb08 Terms of use / Mentions légales

Peering over the Plaintiffs’ and Defendants’ Parapets: Redesigning Ontario Rule 49 to Encourage Meaningful Offers of Settlement

Click here for my article, “Peering over the Plaintiffs’ and Defendants’ Parapets: Redesigning Ontario Rule 49 to Encourage Meaningful Offers of Settlement” 30AdvocQ285.  Temporarily resolving the burning issue: does Rule 49 favour plaintiffs or defendants? Terms of use / Mentions légales

Henderson and Akazaki co-authored OBA Response to Osborne Civil Justice Project

Peter Henderson and Lee Akazaki co-authored the Ontario Bar Association’s Position Paper for the Ontario Civil Justice Reform Project, headed by retired Associate Chief Justice Osborne.  Most of the recommendations were adopted and now form part of the Ontario Rules of Civil Procedure. Terms of use / Mentions légales