Practice Groups

Where Networking and Learning Come Together


Connect with the bench and bar in your practice area, learn and share insights through our 16 member-only Practice Groups. From receptions to panel discussions, our Practice Groups offer The Advocates' Society (TAS) members the chance to participate in practice-specific forums of dialogue alongside their peers. Read the Practice Groups Terms of Reference.

Want to get more involved? TAS members are invited to apply for leadership positions on any of our 16 Practice Groups. Applications must be submitted by Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at 5:00 pm (ET) using the online application for here.

Upcoming Practice Group Events


PLEASE NOTE: Until it is safe to proceed in person, most of our collegial events or gatherings and education programs will be offered online. We will continue to update you on new formats for existing programs and new programs under development.

We will continue to monitor the situation and will provide further updates, including decisions for future programs, as things evolve.

 

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Attend Top Cases for important updates on notable commercial decisions and trends in 2021. Litigators across Canada in all areas of practice are welcome to join the Commercial Litigation Practice Group for this much anticipated annual program.
 
Location
Live Online
Time
12:00 PM
 
 
 
 
Attend this program geared towards family and child protection lawyers addressing key considerations for working with the Office of the Public Guardian & Trustee, requesting and appointing state-funded counsel or Amicus, and what tests must be met.
 
Location
In-Person With Webcast or Online TBD
Time
12:00 PM
 
 
 
 
Writing a factum may be the most important step in an appeal, but the most high-pressure step for counsel is often the oral argument. We have assembled an experienced panel of appellate judges to tell us what to do and what not to do in the (usually brief) time you have to make a lasting impression in oral argument
 
Location
Live Online
Time
12:00 PM
 
 
 
 
Join the Insolvency Litigation Practice Group for a discussion of current trends and developments concerning the process of appointing representative counsel. When can representative counsel be appointed? How is representative counsel selected? Find out the answers to these questions and more on March 2. Network with your colleagues in smaller breakout sessions following the panel.
 
Location
Live Online
Time
12:00 PM
 
 
 
 
Join the Securities Litigation Practice Group for a battle of the experts as our faculty discusses damages assessments in securities class actions in an engaging debate-style format. Network with your colleagues and our Practice Group leaders in breakout sessions following the panel.
 
Location
Live Online
Time
12:00 PM
 
 
 


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