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Karen Bernofsky

Karen Bernofsky

Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP

Karen Bernofsky is a strong advocate with a focus on commercial litigation and delivering cost-effective solutions. She advises and represents clients in a broad range of complex insurance matters, construction matters and commercial disputes, including breach of contract and invoice disputes. Karen is also a skilled negotiator with a proven track record in effective mediation advocacy. She has appeared before all levels of courts and administrative tribunals in Ontario as well as before the Federal Court of Canada.

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Lies by Omission: When silence will breach the duty of honest performance of a contract

In C.M. Callow Inc. v. Zollinger, 2020 SCC 45, the Supreme Court of Canada clarified the scope of the duty of good faith in the performance of contracts. This dispute ... [more] Full article

Supreme Court of Canada clarifies the law of tort for pure economic losses and highlights the necessity of contracts

In 1688782 Ontario Inc. v. Maple Leaf Foods Inc. 2020 SCC 35, the Supreme Court of Canada concluded that franchisees could not make a claim against a supplier, Maple Leaf ... [more] Full article

Investment Dealers Could Face Class Actions for Systemic Breaches of their Duty to Inform

Class Actions were created to be a more efficient and cheaper option for a number of people with common claims based on the same circumstances. However, class actions (obviously) cannot ... [more] Full article

Divisional court clarifies narrow future crimes / fraud exception to solicitor-client privilege

The recent decision of the Divisional Court in Industrial Alliance Securities Inc. v. Kunicyn has clarified the test for the very narrow future crimes/fraud exception to solicitor-client privilege. This was ... [more] Full article

Joint E-Hearings Task Force releases Best Practices for Remote Hearings

During the COVID-19 pandemic, courts and tribunals in Ontario and across the country are turning to video conferences to allow litigants to access justice while still obeying social distancing rules. ... [more] Full article