Solicitors' Legal Opinions 2019


Course Date: March 8, 2019

Full Course Materials
Total: 2h 53min
Total Ethics: 2h

Welcome and Introduction

Shauna Towriss Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP, Vancouver

Introduction to Solicitors' Legal OpinionsWhat Are They and Why Do We Give Them?

John F. Anderson Stikeman Elliott LLP, Vancouver

Solicitors' Legal Opinion Committee (SLOC)Genesis and Purpose

  • publications and source materials on legal opinion

Mitchell H. Gropper, QC Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy LLP, Vancouver

Standard Form Legal Opinion

  • common opinions requested and given
  • SLOC1989 Legal OpinionsStandard Form Security Documents
  • contents and due diligence requirements

    Mitchell H. Gropper, QC Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy LLP, Vancouver

Break

Virtual Closings and Electronic Signatures

Anne Stewart, QC Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, Vancouver

Factual, Semi-Factual and Quasi Legal Opinions

Shauna Towriss Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP, Vancouver

Enforceability and Exceptions

Shauna Towriss Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP, Vancouver

Closing Comments and Questions

John F. Anderson Stikeman Elliott LLP, Vancouver
Mitchell H. Gropper, QC Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy LLP, Vancouver
Anne Stewart, QC Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, Vancouver
Shauna Towriss Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP, Vancouver