Firm News

Congrats Tyler!

June 24, 2021

de VRIES LITIGATION LLP congratulates Tyler Lin on his call to the Ontario Bar.  We are excited to announce that Tyler will continue his career with our firm as an associate. All of us at de VRIES LITIGATION LLP look forward to continuing to work with Tyler.

Justin to Speak at The Six-Minute Estates Lawyer 2021 Program

May 3, 2021

On May 13, 2021, Justin will be speaking on Hotchpot Clauses at the Law Society of Ontario’s The Six-Minute Estates Lawyer Program.  See the LSO’s website for further information and registration details.

Welcome Karen!

April 28, 2021

Karen Watters has joined de VRIES LITIGATION LLP! Karen is a senior estates practitioner with over a decade of litigation experience. We are excited to have her join our team.

de VRIES LITIGATION named in Top 10 Wills, Trusts & Estates Firms

March 2, 2021

We are pleased to announce that de VRIES LITIGATION LLP has again been recognized as one of the Top 10 Wills, Trusts & Estates Law Firms in Canada for 2021-22 by Canadian Lawyer Magazine in its March 2021 issue.  We thank all our colleagues and clients for their continued support and vote of confidence.  At de VRIES LITIGATION…read more

TAS Event Chaired by Jacob Kaufman: “Mingling with Mediators”

February 26, 2021

On March 4, 2021, Jacob will be chairing The Advocates’ Society’s “Mingling with Mediators” event. To read more about this program, click here.

Jacob Presenting on COVID-19’s Impact on the Profession

February 8, 2021

On February 25, 2021, Jacob will be presenting on ‘COVID-19 and its Effect on Practices’ at the Hamilton Law Association’s 19th Annual Estates & Trusts Seminar. To read more about this program, click here.

Evolving Law of Personality Rights

January 6, 2021

Tyler Lin, student-at-law, has written an article on the evolving area of personality rights: “Bot v. Bot v. Bot: Personality Rights and New Frontiers in Estate Litigation.” Tyler’s fascinating article, detailing in part the fights celebrity estates may face as technology allows the deceased celebrity to be “resurrected,” has been published on the Trust and…read more

Learn how to conduct an estates motion!

December 7, 2020

Justin will be co-chairing the Advocates’ Society’s program: “Forks Out: Conduct of the Estates Motion” on January 20, 2021. The first half of the program involves leading practitioners and judges of the estates bar and bench discussing the strategies you need to succeed at an estates motion. The second half of the program is an…read more

Welcome Tyler!

November 20, 2020

de VRIES LITIGATION LLP is pleased to welcome Tyler Lin as a student-at-law. Tyler obtained his law degree from Osgoode Hall Law School after completing an undergraduate degree (honours) in philosophy from York University.  During his time at Osgoode, Tyler gained a variety of experience including securities litigation with the Investor Protection Clinic, human rights…read more

Jacob is a Partner!

November 2, 2020

The partners of de VRIES LITIGATION LLP are pleased to announce that Jacob Kaufman is now a partner of the firm. Jacob has been with de VRIES LITIGATION LLP since 2015, after previously working at a large international law firm. Jacob is a tireless advocate for his clients and currently serves as the chair of…read more