Civil Litigation - Vancouver Island & Okanagan Section Meeting | ONLINE ONLY 

May 19, 2021

Veuillez notez, cet événement ne sera disponible qu'en anglais.

ONLINE MEETING: Duty of Honest Performance in Contracts
This joint meeting is being hosted by the Civil Litigation - Vancouver Island & Okanagan Sections. 

Speaker(s): Joseph Ensom, Commercial Litigator, Harris and Company LLP
Jeffrey Robinson, Partner, Rush Ihas Hardwick LLP
Time: Wednesday, May 19, 2021, 12:00pm - 1:00pm (PT)
CPD Hours: 1.00 hour

Joseph Ensom, commercial litigant at Harris and Company LLP, and Jeffrey Robinson, partner of Rush Ihas Hardwick LLP,  will discuss the impacts of the recent Supreme Court of Canada decision on C.M. Callow Inc. v. Zollinger.

Speaker Bios

Joseph Ensom
Joe is a commercial litigator at Harris & Company, with a particular focus on complex corporate commercial litigation. He has represented public and private companies of all sizes in a broad range of industries. Joe’s experience includes litigating contract disputes, shareholder and partnership disputes, professional liability claims, real estate disputes, complex construction disputes, proxy fights, and securities litigation.
Joe has acted as counsel at both the trial and appellate level, having appeared before the BC Court of Appeal, the BC Supreme Court and the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench.  He has also acted as counsel before arbitration panels and administrative tribunals, including the BC Securities Commission, and has negotiated favorable outcomes for clients by way of alternative dispute resolution methods such as mediation.
Jeffrey Robinson

Jeffrey Robinson is a partner of Rush Ihas Hardwick LLP. He is one of the Okanagan’s leading lawyers in corporate, commercial and estate litigation. As part of his practice, Jeff frequently advances claims for equitable remedies on behalf of his clients, including remedies based on fiduciary duties, trust and fraud. Since the Supreme Court of Canada rendered its decision in Bhasin v. Hrynew, which established the duty to act honestly in the performance of contractual obligations, Jeff has harnessed this new duty to advance the interests of business clients in complex commercial disputes. In addition to his legal practice, Jeffrey is closely involved in the larger business community. He is presently the President of the Kelowna Chamber of Commerce, and a past of the Chamber’s policy and advocacy committee

Territorial Acknowledgement
This event will be broadcast from the traditional and unceded territory of the Coast Salish peoples and the Syilx (Okanagan) people. We encourage members to explore the rich history and knowledge of Indigenous people, and to continue learning about their experience in Canada past and present.

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