In our latest bonus episode, we speak with Susheel Gupta about public sector work. Susheel is a Canadian lawyer whose incredible story, stemming from a tragic murder, spurred him to serve in numerous impressive roles in the federal public sector, including as: a federal prosecutor, a Vice-Chair of the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal, and an RCMP advisor in the Counter-Terrorism & National Security group.
This episode features a candid look at life at various levels of the public sector and includes career tips for lawyers at all levels of call.
It’s our Season 6 finale, and we’re capping it off with a chat about race and the law, featuring minority rights advocate, Joshua Sealy-Harrington.
Topics: critical race theory; the Statement of Principles in the Law Society of Ontario; police carding; and our Ask-Me-Anything segment.
In this conversation, we speak about the growing (pun intended) world of agricultural law, with KJ Chong, legal counsel from BroadGrain Commodities
Topics: food exporting and safety during COVID; the one-page agreement for the agricultural sector; new grain declarations in NAFTA 2.0 and our Ask-Me-Anything segment.
This week, we’re focusing on the legal issues impacting freelancers and gig economy workers, with the help of employment lawyer, Alexandra Monkhouse.
Topics: the impacts of coronavirus on the gig economy; the “Uber” case of unconscionability; the unionization of gig economy workers; and our Ask-Me-Anything segment about gig economy issues.
On this episode, we’re looking to the future with technology lawyer, Noel Corriveau, about the evolving world of artificial intelligence law.
Topics: the shift of law as a data-driven activity; reconciling human rights with AI; international policies to regulate AI; and our Ask-Me-Anything segment!
This week, we’re speaking with intellectual property lawyer, Joanna Pitkin, about all aspects of trademark law.
Topics: trademark trolls and the ‘use requirement’; filing trademarks internationally; the relevance of bricks-and-mortar locations; and the first ever Ask-Me-Anything segment!
I’m announcing the launch of the Lawyered crowdfunding campaign! Find out how you can help improve this podcast and even become part of this show. There’s also a sneak preview of a bonus episode of “Lawyered Unplugged”, where Elsa Ascencio and Bhuvana Rai speak about engaging with the legal community during the pandemic.
This week on Lawyered, we’re speaking about the rules impacting licensed professionals – including lawyers, teachers, doctors and more! Our guest is Brian Osler, the legal director at the Ontario Motor Vehicle Industry Council.
Topics: duty to cooperate with professional regulators; moral blameworthiness as a sentencing factor; and immediate suspensions of licensed companies.
On this episode we’re chatting about gambling law, with gaming lawyer Don Bourgeois – and we’re betting you’re going to love it!
Topics: the legality of sports betting, games of skill vs. games of skill; and addressing money laundering in the gaming sector.
This week, we’re chatting about the rules of land, property, and development with real estate lawyer, Candace Cooper!
Topics: when time is of the essence, the refundability of deposits; and why “forever” might mean only 40 years.