Publications & News


Julia Lefebvre is once again coaching the Queen’s Law Team at the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association Cup, held in Kingston on March 2, 2019.

Free Speech on Campus – Harry Crowe Foundation

On February 22, 2019, Peter Jacobsen will be a guest speaker at the Harry Crowe Foundation conference, “Free Speech on Campus: Diversity and Expression in Post-Secondary Education.”

Civil Appeals: The Year in Review

On December 11, 2018, Andrew MacDonald spoke on recent developments to anti-SLAPP law.

CJFE 21st Annual Gala: A Night to Honour Courageous Reporting: November 29, 2018

BJCTB is a proud sponsor of this year’s annual Canadian Journalists For Free Expression Gala. Peter Jacobsen is a Board Member.

BJCTB Welcomes New Associate

The firm is delighted to announce the addition of its newest lawyer, Emma Romano, to the BCJTB team.

Canadian Media Lawyers Association Conference: November 2-3, 2018

BJCTB’s media law group will be attending the 2018 CMLA Conference in Montreal. Carlos Martins will be speaking on recent developments in media/defamation law in Ontario and Tae Mee Park will be moderating a panel on the Right to Be Forgotten.... more

Defamation at a Crossroads: Trends & Developments

On September 14, 2018, Andrew MacDonald will be speaking on a panel at the Law Society on recent developments in defamation law.

BJCTB Lawyers Named to Best Lawyers in Canada, 2019

Peter Jacobsen and James Thomson have been selected for inclusion in the 2019 Best Lawyers in Canada in the specialties of Media/Defamation Law and Maritime Law, respectively.

International Association of Korean Lawyers Annual Conference: September 13-16, 2018

Tae Mee Park has been selected to be a moderator at the 26th Annual IAKL Conference on the panel titled, “Emerging Issues in Media & Entertainment Law.”

Response to the Ontario Securities Commission Policy 15-601 Whistleblower Program

On behalf of BJCTB, Peter Jacobsen and Abbas Kassam made submissions to the OSC regarding in-house counsel eligibility for whistleblower awards. The letter was endorsed by the Centre for Free Expression at Ryerson University. Read our submission here.