Sezen Izer is an Associate with the Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice at McMillan. She previously completed her articling term at the firm.
During her legal studies, Sezen was a dedicated volunteer with the Queen’s Legal Aid Clinic, providing support to clients on a range of legal matters. She further developed her range of diverse legal experience through her work as a research assistant in matters of constitutional law.
Sezen holds a JD from Queen’s University Faculty Of Law. She earned her Bachelor of Arts with Honours from Western University.
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Is Your Arbitration Clause Appealing? No Appeal Available where Clause Says Dispute is “Finally Settled” by Arbitration
The Ontario Court of Appeal considers the type of language in a dispute resolution clause which precludes the right to appeal an arbitration award.
Factors Considered by Courts When Appointing An Arbitrator: The Arbitrator Must be Ready to “Hit the Ground Running”
The decision of the ONSC in Van Doorn v. Loopstra Nixon, 2023 ONSC 1782 provides a helpful overview of a Court's considerations when appointing an arbitrator.
Fanning the Flames of Liability: The Ontario Court of Appeal Considers Product Liability Issues in Burr v. Tecumseh Products of Canada Limited
The decision of the Court of Appeal in Burr v. Tecumseh Products of Canada Limited, 2023 ONCA 135 provides a helpful overview of product liability law.
Court of Appeal Confirms Setting Aside an Arbitral Award is a “Tall” Order
The Ontario Court of Appeal decision in Tall Ships Development Inc. v. Brockville (City) illustrates when a Court will interfere with an arbitration award.
Ontario Arbitrators Continue to Uphold Terminations of Employees who Breach COVID-19 Safety Protocols
A recent decision by an Ontario arbitrator further affirmed the notion that dishonesty during COVID screening protocols by an employee can lead to termination.
Transport Canada Releases Updated Guidelines for Testing Automated Driving Systems
Transport Canada released the Guidelines for Testing Automated Driving Systems in Canada Version 2.0 to replace its previous 2018 guidelines.
Protection of Virtual Goods Through Tokenized Technology
Real world brands are increasingly looking to NFTs and virtual online presences as the next frontier to market their products.
Mandatory Vaccination Policy: “Reasonable, Enforceable”
A labour arbitrator upheld an employer’s mandatory vaccination policy, finding the policy to be reasonable and enforceable.
A Tale of [NORSTEEL in] Two Cities
The recent decision in Norsteel Building Systems Ltd. v. Toti Holdings Inc. highlights the importance of trademark clearance searching for businesses.
NFTs and Canadian Copyright Law
This bulletin discusses the copyright considerations regarding non-fungible tokens (NFTs) under Canadian copyright law.
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