Sig Pantazis

Sig Pantazis

Sig Pantazis currently practices in all areas of law with a focus on Personal Injury and Environmental. Sig joined Nicholson Read Personal Injury Lawyers in 2011 following his call to the bar. He obtained his Bachelor of Technology at the Memorial University of Newfoundland, and graduated from the University of Ottawa Law School.

How Will Reforms to Impaired Driving Laws Impact Ontario Insurance Coverage?

Driving into the THC Fog

On April 13, 2017, the Federal Government announced long-anticipated plans to legalize marijuana in Canada. Along with that announcement came the most sweeping proposed reforms to Canada’s impaired driving laws seen in decades. This article will attempt to forecast possible insurance coverage pitfalls if and when these laws are in place, based on the current law in Ontario. Generally, you purchase insurance to cover a …

Queen’s University Takes Top Prize at 2016 OTLA Cup

Ten competitors and five witnesses from law schools throughout Ontario competed in the annual mooting competition in a hotly contested mock trial, held this year in Windsor, Ontario. The competition was tight as all the participants were extremely well prepared, but ultimately only one team could take home the Cup. Queen’s University returned the OTLA Cup to Kingston in 2016, the site of the first …

The Wild, Wild West

Western edges out win in tight OTLA Cup competition The best in the west defeated the rest – but not without a fight.  The OTLA Cup returned to be heard in Kingston where it began 23 years ago, but the University of Western Ontario is taking it home in 2015. And what a Cup it was!  Ten competitors and five witnesses from five of Ontario’s …

Team Osgoode wins the 2014 OTLA Cup!

The future of civil litigation in Ontario is bright. The beautiful city of London, Ontario hosted the 2014 OTLA Cup, which showcased the skills of 15 charismatic and dedicated law school students—10 acting as counsel and five as witnesses—from across the province in a friendly but hotly contested moot competition. This was the 22nd annual OTLA Cup, a tradition born in 1992 at Queen’s University. …