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It's nice to call yourself a "full-service" firm, but what does that really mean? Or, perhaps more to the point, what are we really good at?

Shibley Righton LLP has been known, for many years, for the superb advocacy skills of its litigators and for the high standards of its corporate commercial solicitors.

There is strong sense of coordination and integration among our practice groups, individuals and staff. Our approach to doing business is consistent throughout the firm and we work as a team.

A very diverse team of litigators forms our Civil Litigation Group. Their practices lead them to appear before a full spectrum of provincial, federal and appellate Courts, Boards and Tribunals, where they strive to continue to maintain the great reputation established by its past and present litigators.

Our Business Law Group practitioners aspire to be "trusted advisors" to its diverse client base of crown corporations, public institutions, multinationals and small and mid-sized enterprises which receive excellent legal counsel and strategic business advice.

The firm is also very well-known for its Education and Public Law Group, whose nine lawyers stand head and shoulders above any law firm in Canada in the important field of education law.

But high flyers aside, the "meat and potatoes" of any major law firm is in delivering, day in and day out, on the typical legal issues facing businesses and individuals. That we do, with top lawyers in nineteen practice groups covering most areas of law.

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How the Legalization of Cannabis can affect your Practice

On October 17, 2018, the use of cannabis for recreational purposes became legal in Canada. This development will impact legal professionals across a broad spectrum of disciplines.

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OPSBA Public Education Symposium

Thursday January 17th 2019 Sheila MacKinnon, a lawyer experienced in all areas of education law and school board governance, will lead a discussion with Michael Barrett, Chair of Durham District School Board and Louise Sirisko, Director of Education for York...

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Shibley Righton LLP attends the 35th annual Churchill Society for the Advancement of Parliamentary Democracy Gala on November 29, 2018

Shibley Righton LLP attends the 35th annual  Churchill Society for the Advancement of Parliamentary Democracy Gala on November 29, 2018.

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