Annual Report 2021-2022

  • July 21, 2022

Summary of Meetings: Appellate Advocacy

Number of Meetings Held:2

April 29, 2022
Registration Count: 53
Guest Speaker: Peter Senkpiel, Nathanson Schachter & Thompson LLP Tom Posyniak, Fasken Alix Tolliday, Ritchie Sanford McGowan
Meeting Title/Topic: Demystifying Fact Appeals
Synopsis: Discussed the challenges, triumphs, and failures of appealing on points of fact and sharing strategies on how best to present (and respond to) factual grounds of appeal, and comparative perspectives from criminal and civil appeals.

July 04, 2022
Registration Count: 180
Guest Speaker: Timothy Outerbridge, Registrar of the Court of Appeal Liliane Bantourakis, Crown Appeals Caitlin Ohama-Darcus, Nathanson, Schachter & Thompson LLP
Meeting Title/Topic: The New Nuts and Bolts of Appellate Procedure
Synopsis: New Court of Appeal Act and Court of Appeal Rules come into effect on July 18, 2022. Registrar Timothy Outerbridge and Caitlin Ohama-Darcus discussed the structural, substantive, and procedural changes.