operating cost dispute

Operating Cost Dispute

What Is An Operating Cost Dispute? Starting a business can be a lengthy and sometimes stressful process. There are many costs and charges that…

Lease Disputes

What are Lease Disputes? After a gruelling process of trying to get your business off the ground, you’ve finally made some progress. Securing your…

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Employment Contract

What exactly is an employment contract?   Canadian companies are beginning to use employment contracts for every level of worker in hiring processes. The…

SEVERANCE PACKAGE

Severance Package

What you need to know before accepting a severance package If you have recently retired, or been laid off, then you are entitled to…

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Fraudulent Letter Alert!

August 20th, 2017 We have now received several notices that people have been receiving fraudulent letters from someone purporting to be Roy M. Bernhard….

I've been fired

Help I’ve been fired!

Getting fired can happen to any of us.  Some of the most recognizable and successful business men and women have been fired from their…

Cohabitation - Mr. Maybe

Buying a House with Mr. Maybe

Living together (cohabitation) is not always an antecedent to marriage. But buying a house with Mr. Maybe differs from sharing a basement apartment with…

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Residential Tenancies Act 2006

From its purpose, applications, exemptions, and more. The Residential Tenancies Act is the most important Act for landlords and tenants to understand to know…

Concept Of Danger And Risk

Thinking of Self-Representing?

Thinking of self-representing? Better think again. Potential Pitfalls of the Self-Represented Litigant There are a number of potential pitfalls people face when bringing claims…

The Hidden Condo Clause

The Hidden Condo Clause

The pursuit of finding a rental unit is a treacherous feat, driven by a desire to find a great location with adequate living space…

Just Cause

Just Cause Dismissal of Employees

  Some Considerations Surrounding Just Cause Dismissal of Employees  General Principles Regarding Just Cause Typically, there is a requirement for reasonable notice for termination…

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Network

Social networking has become the new standard for connecting with like-minded people, but the real magic and value of a network comes from what…

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Cloud

  As a progressive, and forward-thinking law firm, Hummingbird Lawyers lives in the cloud. We use cloud based services. Both inside and out, everyone who…

Jagjit S. Bhathal

Jag is a devoted Family Lawyer. He brings more than 15 years of courtroom experience to Hummingbird Lawyers, having appeared in the Supreme Court…

andrew fortis

Andrew M. Fortis

Andrew leads Hummingbird Lawyers Real Estate and Corporate / Commercial practice. Andrew is Hummingbird’s go-to guru for commercial and residential real estate transactions, offering over 15 years experience,…

Roy Bernhard

Roy M. Bernhard

Roy serves as our Chief Executive Officer and is responsible for leading the development and execution of the Firm’s long term strategy with a…

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Amy M. MacAlpine

Amy leads Hummingbird Lawyers Wills and Estates practice, bringing more than 13 years of experience in Wills and Estates to Hummingbird Lawyers. A Boston native,…

Darren Smith

Darren is a Senior Lawyer with Hummingbird Lawyers’ Civil Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution practices, offering over 12 years of litigation experience specializing in business/commercial…

Harjot Gill

Harjot Gill

Harjot is a Student-at-Law with the firm and will be rotating through different practice areas at Hummingbird Lawyers LLP throughout his articling term. While conducting…

Brian Greenspan

Brian is a Lawyer in the Employment and Corporate/Commercial practices at Hummingbird Lawyers LLP. Brian’s employment law practice focuses on wrongful dismissals, disability claims, accommodations, workplace…

Ankur Narula

Ankur is an Associate Lawyer in the Corporate/Commercial and Real Estate practices at Hummingbird Lawyers LLP. He graduated from Osgood Hall Law School in…

Michael E.B. Taing

Michael is an Associate Lawyer in the Corporate/Commercial and Real Estate practices at Hummingbird Lawyers LLP. Michael’s practice focuses on advising health professionals including…

Ella Aiaseh

Ella works closely with the Family Law team at Hummingbird Lawyers on a variety of family law cases, with a special focus on cases…

Adina Schild

Adina Schild

Adina began her work at Hummingbird Lawyers as a summer intern in 2013 and completed 10 months as a Student-at-Law with the firm. Adina…

Daniel Wulffhart

Daniel is an Associate Lawyer in the Corporate/Commercial division of Hummingbird Lawyers LLP. While completing his articles at Hummingbird, Daniel benefited from wide exposure…

Douglas J. Green

Douglas Green is an Honorary Partner with Hummingbird Lawyers LLP. Doug was called to the bar in Ontario in 1976, a graduate of the University…

Jaime Dym

Jaime Dym is a legal assistant with Hummingbird Lawyers. Jaime will shortly be sworn in as a Paralegal. Working primarily in the area of family…

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Ariela Cohen

Ariela Cohen supports Hummingbird’s business development initiatives. Ariela ensures that new clients coming into Hummingbird know about the services and value that are available…

Nadia Scobici

Nadia is a legal assistant with Hummingbird Lawyers. She works closely with Andrew Fortis and Michael Taing on corporate matters and with Amy MacAlpine…

Christine Fraschini

Christine Fraschini is a Law Clerk with Hummingbird Lawyers working primarily in the real estate area of law. She is actively involved in the…