The Limitations Law Blog contains summaries of the latest developments arising from appellate and lower court decisions on limitations law in Ontario. For the past six years, the Dentons Canada Advisory Research Group has maintained this blog, which remained internal to Dentons. We are now extremely pleased to share the Limitations Law Blog with you. Subscribe today and be one of the first to receive our insights on recent limitations law developments in Ontario.
The Limitations Law Blog is not intended to provide legal advice. Please contact Christina Porretta with any questions related to limitations’ laws in Ontario.
Christina is a partner in the Advisory Research group in Toronto, which provides opinions on complex or novel legal issues to clients and lawyers within the Firm. In her practice, Christina provides advice to corporate clients faced with potential litigation, and works closely with litigators to provide strategic support to clients already engaged in litigation. Drawing on her previous experience as a litigator, Christina develops legal arguments and pleadings, and advises on limitation period issues, contractual and statutory interpretation, unclaimed property, conflict of laws, and numerous other corporate and commercial matters. She is regularly called upon to prepare written materials for appeals to the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court of Canada and has played a significant role in cases involving professional negligence, complex commercial disputes and insurance matters.Christina is a frequent publisher and was cited by the Supreme Court of Canada in CIBC v. Green, the securities class action trilogy, for her work on limitation periods.Christina is the Chair of the Firm’s Student Committee and is also responsible for the training and development of the research and writing skills of the articling and summer students in the Firm’s Toronto office.