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Saba Ahmad is a Litigator working on environmental, administrative and commercial matters in Toronto. Learn more at www.sabaahmad.com

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Good news: You won and got costs! Bad news: That insurance money you got reduces your recovery #litigation #cdnlaw

An Ontario court recently ruled against a successful party in their bid to be reimbursed for their legal fees in a driveway dispute. In Gouett v. Mullins, 2016 ONSC 714, … Continue reading

March 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

Expecting Manners in Law #law #cdnlaw #litigation

I have long been a fan of Miss Manners.   In a recent article of hers, she clarified that a first year law student should not scold her  professor – especially … Continue reading

April 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

#SCC Fails to See #HateSpeech is Everyday Speech

Yesterday, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled  it is constitutionally permissible for provinces to penalize hate speech. I am uncomfortable when our government regulates morality.  I thought we had learned … Continue reading

February 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

How to Keep Your #Legal Bills Low #CDNlaw

It’s a common refrain:  your lawyer’s bill is too high.  Less often discussed is how clients can avoid common (and understandable) behaviours that tend to drive up legal fees. Lawyers … Continue reading

February 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

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