On January 18, 2018, Bob Sutherland successfully argued a summary judgment motion on behalf of the University of Western Ontario. Justice Kershman, in granting the motion, found the University did not owe a duty of care to an adult student who was independently partaking in non-academic activities while abroad on academically-related travels.
Nick Macos was successful in obtaining a licence to serve alcohol within Restoration Hardware’s new design store at Yorkdale Mall. For the first time in Ontario, patrons of the store can enjoy a glass of Chardonnay or their favourite beverage while shopping.
Bob Sutherland recently spoke with RSM Canada about the start and growth of Black Sutherland LLP. Black Sutherland LLP was started in 1922. Bob Sutherland joined the firm in 1985, which at that time only had 4 lawyers. Since 1985, the firm has grown and expanded to now have about 18 lawyers.