This post was written prior to our January 2017 merger, under our previous firm name, MacPherson Leslie & Tyerman LLP.
The Supreme Court of Canada today allowed CN’s appeal in Canadian National Railway Co. v. McKercher LLP, affirming the bright line rule as the standard for the duty of loyalty owed by a lawyer to his or her clients. MLT’s Doug Hodson, Q.C. and Ryan Lepage successfully represented CN in this appeal. Click here to read the Supreme Court decision.