Fine-tune your residential landlord-tenant skills, with a new full-day course that brings clarity to the key elements of this practice area. OsgoodePD’s The Practitioners’ Guide to Residential Landlord-Tenant Disputes runs Saturday, April 30, in downtown Toronto. Participants can join live or on the web; the online replay date is June 9.
Developed with an eye on the key components and common issues, The Practitioners’ Guide to Residential Landlord-Tenant Disputes suits both lawyers and paralegals. Whether they represent landlords or tenants, participants will learn how to use the Residential Tenancies Act (RTA), assess a case for an appeal, and navigate the multitude of applications and notices at the Landlord and Tenant Board (LTB).
Osgoode Professional Development courses and programs are known for the quality of the speakers and staff. Dr. Lilian Ma, former Associate Chair, Landlord and Tenant Board, Social Justice Tribunals Ontario (SJTO), chairs the faculty for this course. Faculty for The Practitioners’ Guide to Residential Landlord-Tenant Disputes includes experienced practitioners and adjudicators, as well as former Landlord and Tenant Board members. Their insights will inform such topics as:
- Avoiding pitfalls at the Board — former adjudicators discuss common scenarios, including possession, notices, rules and guidelines
- Making effective costs submissions; how can a decision be reviewed?
- Post-decision enforcement strategies
- Investigation and Enforcement Unit: its mandate and processes; strategies to assist clients
- Dealing with evictions and tenant applications, from both landlords’ and tenants’ perspectives
- Ethics and professionalism, including licensees’ obligations to self-represented parties
For more information about this and other OsgoodePD courses and programs, contact: Stéphane McRoberts
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