Practice Groups

Where Networking and Learning Come Together


Connect with the bench and bar in your practice area, learn and share insights through our 16 member-only Practice Groups. From receptions to panel discussions, our Practice Groups offer The Advocates' Society (TAS) members the chance to participate in practice-specific forums of dialogue alongside their peers. Read the Practice Groups Terms of Reference.

Want to get more involved? TAS members are invited to apply for leadership positions on any of our 16 Practice Groups. Applications must be submitted by Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at 5:00 pm (ET) using the online application for here.

Upcoming Practice Group Events


PLEASE NOTE: Until it is safe to proceed in person, most of our collegial events or gatherings and education programs will be offered online. We will continue to update you on new formats for existing programs and new programs under development.

We will continue to monitor the situation and will provide further updates, including decisions for future programs, as things evolve.

 

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Join us for a conversation with Justices of the Tax Court of Canada and the Federal Court of Appeal, and tax litigators from the Department of Justice and private bar who will address topical issues in Canadian tax litigation in 2021.
 
Location
Live Online
Time
2:00 PM
 
 
 
 
Join us for an informative and practical session on the topic of decision-maker bias. This panel discussion will include perspectives from the tribunal, defense counsel, independent legal counsel and academia on addressing bias in the administrative context.
 
Location
In-Person With Webcast or Online TBD
Time
12:00 PM
 
 
 
 
Save the date! Join members of the commercial litigation bench and bar from across Canada for a judicial panel discussion on recent developments in commercial matters including practical advice. Facilitated breakout sessions with the bench will follow the panel discussion. Interact with colleagues and the bench in an informal setting over Zoom. More information coming soon.
 
Location
Live Online
Time
5:30 PM
 
 
 
 
Join the Estates Litigation Practice Group for this annual program featuring an overview of top cases and trends from across Canada in 2021.
 
Location
Live Online
Time
12:00 PM
 
 
 
 
Attend Top Cases for important updates on notable commercial decisions and trends in 2021. Litigators across Canada in all areas of practice are welcome to join the Commercial Litigation Practice Group for this much anticipated annual program.
 
Location
Live Online
Time
12:00 PM
 
 
 


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