Here are excerpts from the most recent tips on SlawTips, the site that each week offers up useful advice, short and to the point, on practice, research, writing and technology.
Research & Writing
Finding Information About Private Acts
“Private acts” are acts that are passed to deal specifically with the private interests of a person, company, or organization; for example the Acme Assurance Company Incorporation Act, S.C. 1931, c. 71 is a private act. Private acts can be found both federally and provincially. …
Making it happen is not always easy. Chris Riley of Lexology has some helpful suggestions for increasing lawyer engagement in what he calls ‘content marketing’: write about topics your clients tell you they’ve been worrying about. Describe the issue and propose a solution. …