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Meredith Hayward

Meredith Hayward

Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP

Meredith has earned an impressive reputation for her skill and abilities in Commercial Litigation and Administrative Law, appearing at all levels of court in Ontario, before the British Columbia Court of Appeal, and before the Supreme Court of Canada.

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Reasonable notice periods still not “one size fits all”

You know that “rule of thumb” of one month notice for each year of employment? The one we use as a rough guideline for getting in the ballpark when determining a reasonable notice periods? The Court of Appeal has reminded us that the “rule of thumb” may not even get you near the ballpark when dealing with senior, high salaried employees. [more] Full article

Contracting parties beware: Court of Appeal implies duty of good faith

The Ontario Court of Appeal has recently held that, in certain circumstances, contracting parties owe a duty of good faith to one another and, further, that an "entire agreement" clause will not preclude the implication of a duty of good faith as a term of a contract. [more] Full article

When an expert is not really an expert

A recent Ontario Superior Court decision serves as a strong reminder that counsel should ensure that their expert witness is in fact an expert and not merely an advocate dressed up as an expert. [more] Full article

Supreme Court of Canada confirms litigation privilege of limited duration

In its first review of the lifespan of litigation privilege, the Supreme Court of Canada has recently ruled that, unlike solicitor-client privilege, it 'expires with the litigation of which it was born.' [more] Full article

Commercial Litigation Update – November 2006

CONTRIBUTORS: MEREDITH HAYWARD, KENNETH DEKKER, PAUL EMERSON, KYLE PETERSON,AND ADAM WYGODNY SUPREME COURT OF CANADA CONFIRMS LITIGATION PRIVILEGE OF LIMITED DURATION In its first review of the lifespan of litigation ... [more] Full article