Vincent Charest

Vincent is an associate lawyer at Tierney Stauffer’s Litigation Group. He provides top-quality legal services to clients in both official languages. He wants to develop his practice in Personal Injury and Employment Law.

Vincent is a graduate of the French Common Law Program at the University of Ottawa and holds a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from the University of Moncton.

In his spare time, Vincent enjoys playing hockey and golf.

Sinclair v. Amex Canada Inc., 2023 ONCA 142

Sinclair v. Amex Canada Inc., 2023 ONCA 142 (“Sinclair”),involves an appeal by three Italian companies, Venezia Turismo, Venice Limousine S.R.L and Narduzzi e Solemar S.L.R (the “Italian Companies”), who sought to dismiss or stay an action brought by the respondents, a Canadian family, in the Superior Court.

Bimman v. Igor Ellyn Professional Corporation (Ellyn Law), 2022 ONCA 781

This recent Court of Appeal (ONCA) decision serves as a great reminder that retainer agreements should be carefully drafted to reflect the true nature of the solicitor-client relationship and that they should be adapted to account for all foreseeable outcomes.

Graul v. Kansal, 2022 ONSC 1958

A reminder that expert witnesses retained by both plaintiff and defendant counsel are expected to give evidence in a way that is objectively helpful to the court, and not influenced by which side that retains their services.

Sharma v. Allstate Insurance, 2022 ONSC 803

In this recent decision, the Divisional Court overturned a previous Preliminary Issue Decision and Reconsideration Decision of the Licence Appeal Tribunal (“LAT”) that stated that an applicant was statute-barred from adjudicating entitlements to Non-Earner Benefits (“NEB”) due to the two-year limitation period…