Thomas Conway and Owen Rees again recognized as “Best Lawyers”

Congratulations to our colleagues Thomas Conway and Owen Rees, who are recognized in the 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada, an annual peer-review publication of outstanding lawyers. Tom is recognized for his work in Corporate and Commercial Litigation. Owen is recognized for his work in Administrative and Public Law, and Appellate Practice.

Conway Lawyers Successfully Challenge Alberta Beer Mark-Ups in Interprovincial Trade Dispute

A dispute resolution panel under the Agreement on Internal Trade has found that certain mark-ups charged by the Alberta government on beer sold in Alberta contravened the province’s obligations under the Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT). The measures at issue were introduced in October 2015 (see previous post), and imposed higher mark-ups on beer produced in certain provinces than beer produced in Alberta. In August 2016, Alberta announced that an…

Baxter and Conway Litigation quoted on NDP’s Federal Court challenge to Speaker’s Parliamentary Privilege claims.

Fifty-five NDP MPs representing Quebec electoral districts have escalated the party’s unprecedented Federal Court challenge of internal Commons rulings that NDP MPs contravened House spending bylaws to the tune of tens of thousands of dollars in ineligible expenses for partisan flyers, and possibly hundreds of thousands of dollars in payments for a satellite staff office in Montreal. The MPs, all but two members of the current NDP Quebec caucus, fired…