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23
Jul

2018: FIRM OBTAINS DISMISSAL OF DEFENDANT’S ATTEMPTED SUMMARY JUDGMENT MOTION

2018: Firm litigator Hashim Syed successfully argues against attempted summary judgment motion brought by Defendant and obtains Cost Judgment of $38,000.00 as a result of “wholly unsuccessful” motion by former employer.  See reported decision: Lourenco v. Turner, 2018 ONSC 3252.  See also September 2018 Cost Endorsement: Endorsement from Justice Carole Brown dated Sept 21.18

23
Jul

2018: FIRM OBTAINS TRIAL JUDGMENT & COSTS TOTALING $126,072.83 AGAINST DEFENDANT FOR BLOWING ENGINE IN BORROWED BMW

2018: Firm litigator Hashim Syed secures Judgment and costs totaling $126,027.83 against Defendant for blowing engine in borrowed BMW.  Trial leads to victory for firm client.  Judge accepts submission that disproportionate cost award ought to be granted in this case due to Defendant’s conduct.  See:  Judgment of Justice Pollak – May 22, 2018 as well as “disproportionate” cost award decision: Disproportionate Cost

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23
Jul

2018 – FIRM SECURES EXTRAORDINARY INTERIM ‘MAREVA’ ORDER FREEZING DEFENDANTS’ ASSETS WITHOUT NOTICE BEFORE CLAIM IS SERVED

2018: Firm litigator Karen J. Sanchez secures early Court Order freezing assets of Defendants prior to claim being served on Defendants.  Order reaffirmed and expanded shortly after Statement of Claim served on Defendants.  Order- Justice McEwen -ENTERED – June 5.18

23
Jul

2018: FIRM OBTAINS LEAVE TO CONTINUE FRAUD ACTION DESPITE DEFENDANTS’ BANKRUPTCY

June 2018 – Firm litigators Hashim Syed and Karen J. Sanchez obtain leave to continue civil action in fraud despite Defendants’ bankruptcy filings.  Firm client entitled to pursue civil claim for damages: Order from bankruptcy court in London – June 6.18.

3
Apr

2018: MR. PAYNE ENFORCES $1,093,613.30 JUDGMENT. INSURER’S LAST DITCH ‘URGENT’ APPLICATION TO STAY SHERIFF’S SALE DISMISSED WITH COSTS.

Mr. Payne successfully enforces $1,093,613.30 Judgment on eve of sheriff’s sale of Defendant’s property.  Defendant’s insurer, State Farm, fails in attempt to bring ‘urgent’ application to stay the sheriff’s sale.  Superior Court of Justice dismisses State Farm’s application and awards costs in favour of firm client.  See attached: Order for Dismissal and Endorsement (redacted)

29
Mar

2018: MR. PAYNE SECURES ONTARIO COURT OF APPEAL DECISION AGAINST BAY STREET FIRM

2018: Ontario Court of Appeal panel accepts Mr. Payne’s arguments and sides with firm client in fee dispute with Fasken’s.  Fasken’s attempt to exercise $360,000.00 solicitor’s lien against client dismissed.  See article in The Lawyer’s Daily about Mr. Payne’s handling of motion: Court of Appeal dismisses Fasken’s motion for charging order against client – The Lawyer’s Daily – PDF.  See

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26
Oct

FIRM SECURES ORDER WITHDRAWING ALL TAX EVASION CHARGES AND RETURN OF SEIZED PROPERTY

September 19, 2017 – Firm litigator Yan David Payne secures withdrawal of all 20 Income Tax Act charges against accountant following pre-trial conference.  Crown also consents to return of all items seized.  See attached Ontario Court of Justice Order: Order Withdrawing All Charges and For Return of All Items Seized – September 19, 2017

26
Oct

‘EXCEPTIONAL’ COST JUDGEMENT OBTAINED AGAINST FORMER LAWYER

September 29, 2017 – Firm litigator Hashim Syed obtains Cost Judgement against client’s former lawyer’s use of improper procedures.  See Exceptional Order for Costs to Be Paid By Previous Lawyer – Sep.29.17

25
Aug

JUDGEMENT REVERSES $1,629,089.00 IN ALLEGED UNREPORTED INCOME

Yan David Payne secures consent Judgement reversing re-assessments amounting to $1,629,089.00 in alleged unreported income.  All associated penalties and interest vacated.  See Tax Court Judgement – KK v. HMQ – Aug.12.16

18
Apr

FIRM REVERSES $546,000.00 TAX ASSESSMENT

Canada Revenue Agency (represented by the Department of Justice) consents to Tax Court Judgement reversing $546,000.00 tax assessment in HST collection dispute avoiding need for formal hearing.  See formal  Judgement – February 2016.