Program Chair(s)

Deborah Berlach

Stieber Berlach LLP

Gord McGuire

Adair Goldblatt Bieber LLP

In the current climate, insurance disputes and claims are highly complex and rapidly evolving, raising distinctive challenges that can lead to significant cost awards and settlements.

Designed for litigators, insurance counsel, in-house counsel, corporate advisors and paralegals, this unique and practical program offers a rare and valuable opportunity for practitioners to get the context and tools necessary for success in this highly technical and evolving area.

Developed and led by an experienced faculty, representing both plaintiff’s and defendant’s/insurer’s perspectives, this intensive, full-day program will give you crucial tools and tactics to effectively navigate the complex web of evolving and intersecting laws in this area. You will review key legal and practical risks, challenges, issues and emerging trends.

Registration includes 120-day unlimited, online access to the recorded program.

What You’ll Learn

Critical legal and practical strategies and tactical guidance for effectively managing insurance disputes and claims in Ontario for 2022 and beyond

How the ongoing pandemic impacts – and virtual proceedings – have shifted the legal and practical insurance landscape

Analyze key principles of interpretation for insurance

Strategies for navigating tricky ethics and professionalism issues arising in insurance disputes

Anatomy and mechanics of the “big four” insurance policies, including how to navigate key challenges, including:

  • General liability
  • Property
  • Directors and Officers (D&O)
  • Errors and omissions (E&O)

Practical considerations for understanding and satisfying your evolving legal duties and obligations in insurance matters and disputes, including:

  • Duty to defend
  • Duty to indemnify
  • Lessons learned and troubleshooting tips for overcoming common pitfalls

Who Should Attend

Civil litigation lawyers

In-house corporate and litigation counsel

Paralegals and litigation law clerks

Corporate advisors

Program Agenda


Program Chairs

Deborah Berlach

Stieber Berlach LLP

Gord McGuire

Adair Goldblatt Bieber LLP


Recorded: Apr 8, 2022

$695 + TAX

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Substantive5h 35m
Total CPD Hours6h 35m

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This program is approved for LAWPRO Risk Management Credit

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