Terms and Conditions


Website Terms of Use


All use of this website, www.devrieslitigation.com (“Website”) and all the information it contains, or may in the future contain, including, but not limited to, text, directories, guides, photographs, illustrations, articles, memoranda, bulletins, reports, press releases, opinions, trademarks, trade names, service marks and logos (collectively, “Content”), are the property of de VRIES LITIGATION, its partners, associates, and employees. The Website and Content, is subject to the following Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree with these Terms and Conditions, please do not access or use this Website or view the Content. These terms may be changed by de VRIES LITIGATION at any time without notice. Your use of the Website constitutes your agreement to be bound by these terms (“Agreement”).

Terms and Conditions

Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability

The Content provided on this Website is for information purposes only. The Content constitutes general information relating to areas of law familiar to de VRIES LITIGATION’s lawyers, who practice in Ontario, Canada. They do NOT constitute legal advice or other professional advice. You may not rely on the Content of this Website as such. You should not take, or refrain from taking, action based on the Content of this Website.The Content of the Website do not necessarily represent the opinions of de VRIES LITIGATION.

If you require legal advice, you should retain a lawyer to advise you. If you would like to retain de VRIES LITIGATION, please contact one of our lawyers, who will be pleased to discuss whether our firm can assist you. However, until such time as we agree in writing to act for you, we do not represent you and we are not your lawyers. A lawyer-client relationship will arise between you and de VRIES LITIGATION only if we specifically agree in writing to act for you. Until we specifically agree to act for you on a matter, you should not provide us with any confidential information or material.

Although de VRIES LITIGATION has made reasonable efforts to ensure that the Content of this Website is accurate, it does not warrant or guarantee: the accuracy, currency or completeness of the materials; that the Website will be available without interruption, error or omission; that defects will be corrected; or that the Website, and the server(s) that make it available, are free from viruses or harmful components.

The Website and the materials provided on the website are provided “as is” and “as available” without representations, warranties or conditions of any kind, either expressed or implied. Prior results and case studies do not guarantee a similar outcome in future representation. You are encouraged to confirm the information contained herein. You should not construe de VRIES LITIGATION’s publication of the Website as a warranty or guarantee of the quality or availability of any services. Any information provided in the Website will reflect only Ontario legal principles (except where expressly stated otherwise). While we endeavour to keep the Content up to date, we provide no guarantees in this regard.

Confidentiality of Communications

Although we strive to respect the confidentiality of client communications with us, de VRIES LITIGATION cannot guarantee the confidentiality of any communications sent by e-mail to its lawyers or support staff or general email address, as the case may be. de VRIES LITIGATION can also not guarantee the confidentiality of any communications left in voicemail messages to firm telephone numbers. Unsolicited communications from non-clients do not establish a lawyer-client relationship, may not be privileged, and may be disclosed to others. Accessing or using this website does not create a lawyer-client relationship. Although the use of the web site may facilitate access to or communications with members of de VRIES LITIGATION by e-mail or voicemail, receipt of any such communications or transmissions by any member of de VRIES LITIGATION does not create a lawyer-client relationship, unless our firm specifically agrees to represent you in writing.


The Content of the Website concerns topics selected for the general public, without any knowledge as to your particular industry, your specific identity or your unique circumstances. As well, the application and impact of relevant laws will vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. There may be delays, omissions, or inaccuracies in information contained on this Site. The Content of this Website should not be relied upon or used as a substitute for consultation with a lawyer. The information provided on the Website is not legal advice and should not be relied upon as such. Relying on the information provided on this Website without seeking the advice of a lawyer constitutes a misuse of the information. de VRIES LITIGATION and its partners, associates and employees will have no liability for any damage arising from the misuse of any information provided on this Website.

Copyright and Trade Marks

The copyright in this website and all materials contained in it is owned, or licensed by de VRIES LITIGATION. You may not modify, reproduce or distribute the content, design or layout of the Website, or individual sections of the content, design or layout of the Website, without de VRIES LITIGATION’s express prior written permission. de VRIES LITIGATION, and “Solid Advice. Winning Advocacy.” constitute the intellectual property of de VRIES LITIGATION and are not to be used without prior written authorization of the firm. All other brand names, product names and trade marks referred to on this Website are the property of their respective owners.

Linking to www.devrieslitigation.com

de VRIES LITIGATION acknowledges and appreciates links to the de VRIES LITIGATION website. Links should go directly to the homepage at www.devrieslitigation.com, or to the biography of one of the firm’s professionals. Linking directly to other pages within the site or framing content on the site is prohibited without the prior written consent of de VRIES LITIGATION. de VRIES LITIGATION reserves the right to revoke its consent to the link at any time and in its sole discretion.

Links to Third Party Sites

The de VRIES LITIGATION website has been designed to be a resource for information on matters that might be of interest to current or potential clients. As a result, there are links throughout the website to third party sites. These links are provided for convenience only, and do not mean that de VRIES LITIGATION endorses or recommends the information contained in linked web sites, or guarantees its accuracy, timeliness or fitness for a particular purpose. de VRIES LITIGATION takes no responsibility for the content or practices of third party sites. use of these sites is at your own risk. The linked sites are not under the control of de VRIES LITIGATION and de VRIES LITIGATION is not responsible for the content available on the other sites. de VRIES LITIGATION disclaims all liability with regard to your access to and use of such linked Websites.

Choice Of Law and Forum

This Agreement shall be governed by, and will be construed under, Canadian law; you irrevocably agree to the exclusive jurisdiction by the Ontario courts and/or, if applicable, the Federal Courts of Canada to settle any dispute which may arise out of, under, or in connection with this Agreement. YOU AGREE THAT NO CLAIM ARISING OUT OF THIS AGREEMENT OR YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE MAY BE BROUGHT AS A CLASS ACTION.