09.12.2019

Managing Partner Sylvie Rodrigue on strategy and success after six years in Montréal

Montréal office Managing Partner Sylvie Rodrigue has told Droit-Inc that, if given her time again, she would change “absolutely nothing” about the strategy the firm took in building its presence from the ground up in Montréal. Droit-Inc sat down with Sylvie to discuss Torys’ six years in Montréal, what it took to get there and […]

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09.12.2019

Liability for unlawful arrest and right to refuse to comply

By Sylvie Rodrigue, Ad. E. On November 29, 2019, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) rendered its decision in Kosoian v. Société de transport de Montréal, 2019 SCC 59 and unanimously ruled in favour of Bela Kosoian, overturning the decisions of the Québec courts below and ordering the Société de transport de Montréal (STM) (the […]

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03.12.2019

Unlawful and unreasonable arrest: Victory for the Canadian Civil Liberties Association in Supreme Court civil liability case

By Torys’ Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice On November 29, the Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA), as intervener, won a major victory in the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) case of Kosoian v. Société de transport de Montréal. Torys represented the CCLA in its intervention with a team comprised of Sylvie Rodrigue, Marie-Ève Gingras and […]

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