BCPA Professional Development Course "Substantive Law, Summary Trial Rule 9-7""

10 Sep 2019
3:00pm - 4:30pm PDT


Note:  This specific course is an open invite to all paralegals, lawyers and support staff.  As we are live in Victoria and we have an auditorium of 100 seats, we have decided to invite your colleagues to this event.

*This course is accredited by the Law Society of BC for 1 CPD hour.  Therefore, lawyers attending this event will receive 1 hour credit for attending this course.

Please see registration details below.


“Substantive Law, Summary Trial Rule 9-7”

This course will offer a deep dive on the substantive law as it relates to summary trial, including the importance of proportionality, factors to consider, the rules and evidentiary criteria in preparing Affidavit material, conflicting evidence and credibility issues and much more.

For those who work on files that may require a trial date for resolution, this course is for you. With over 60% of matters proceeding to court by summary trial in BC, this is an opportunity to have a solid understanding of Rule 9-7, including trial rules. See registration details below for this Victoria, BC course.  The course outline is:

• A brief history of Summary Judgment Rule 9-6 and Summary Trial Rule 9-7
• Analysis of leading case law:

  • Hryniak v. Mauldin, [2014] 1 SCR 87, 2014 SCC 7 (CanLII)
  • Inspiration Mgmt. Ltd. v. McDermid St. Lawrence Ltd., 1989 CanLII 229 (BC CA)

The important factors to consider in preparing for summary trial
Evidentiary criteria
• Tips on preparing Affidavits under Rule 9-7
• Hearsay Rules
• Q & A

We are honored to have our speaker for this Course. 

Sahaub Missaghi, Partner
Missaghi Law Corporation

Date:  Tuesday, September 10, 2019 

Time:  3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.  (Course begins at 3:30 pm sharp)

Location:  St. Ann's Academy, 835 Humboldt Street, Victoria, BC

*Light snacks and refreshments will be provided. 

Webcast for this course is not available.  However, we are recording this event and the entire course will be available on our website upon conclusion of this course.  All members of the BC Paralegal Association will be able to access this course once it is posted our our website. 

This is a free event for our BCPA members and their colleagues, lawyers, support staff.  Registration is mandatory.

REGISTRATION:  Please email info@bcparalegalassociation.com to reserve a seat.  In your email subject line, please type "Victoria PDC" and provide your name, name of your law firm or place of employment, and contact information.  Please also include the names of any other colleague / lawyer who will be attending this free event.  

*All those outside of VICTORIA area wishing to access this course will be able to do so once the course is uploaded to our website at some time after the event. 

* Corporate members, service providers are also welcome to attend this event upon registering for this course as noted.

10 Sep 2019
3:00pm - 4:30pm PDT

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