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Remembering our Friend and Colleague, Tim Trembley

Sadly, the partners of Paterson MacDougall LLP must announce the passing of their friend and long-time partner, Timothy Bruce Trembley. Throughout Tim’s career he served the firms’ clients with unmatched skill, integrity and tenacious determination. He will be deeply missed by his partners, family, friends, and colleagues. The partners and staff of PMLaw wish to […]

PM Law Operations during the COVID-19 Pandemic

We are very proud to advise that PM Law remains fully operational during the current COVID-19 pandemic. Having prepared and implemented an emergency contingency plan, including work from home technology and “flex hours” for those who must still come into the office, well before the current restrictions and state of emergency set in place by […]

Jordan Cutler joins Paterson MacDougall LLP

We are very pleased to announce that Mr. Jordan Cutler has joined Paterson MacDougall LLP as a senior associate, continuing his practice in Insurance Defence and Municipal Defence Litigation, as well as working with the firm’s Aviation Law group. Jordan has extensive experience in defending personal injury claims, as well as insurance coverage opinions and […]

Transport Canada Duty of Care amidst NAFTA’s Specialty Air Services regime

Late last month the British Columbia Superior Court released a fascinating decision exploring the possibility that Transport Canada breached a duty of care to aviation passengers despite carefully following applicable regulatory procedures. The case, British Columbia (Workers’ Compensation Board) v Flanagan Enterprises (Nevada) Inc., 2017 BCSC 99, involved a crashed twin-engine Beech “King Air” A90 […]

Ontario Court of Appeal rejects attempt to broaden provincial courts’ jurisdiction against the federal Crown

Under section 21(1) of the Crown Liability and Proceedings Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. C-50 (“CLPA”) plaintiffs who have a claim against the federal Crown for a matter that occurred within Canada have the choice of bringing their proceeding in either the Federal Court or the province in which the claim arose. In Babington-Browne v. Canada […]

Lucas Kittmer joins PM Law

The partners of Paterson MacDougall LLP are very pleased to welcome Lucas Kittmer as a new associate with the firm. Lucas completed his articles this year with Teplitsky Colson LLP, receiving warm praise for his hard work there while a student at law, and was called to the bar in June. He graduated from U […]

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