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Do's and Don't For Private Investigators and Lawyers

  • 18 May 2022
  • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  • Zoom

The CPIO is proud to announce that Michael Sherrard and Lisa Bolton will be hosting a webinar entitled: Do's and Don't For Private Investigators and Lawyers.

Please join us for a live webinar entitled "Do's and Don'ts for Lawyers and Private Investigators".  Labour and Employment lawyers, Lisa Bolton and Michael Sherrard will review case studies and discuss best practices to help investigators and instructing lawyers stay within the lines and avoid legal pitfalls arising from private investigations. Topics will include:


  • Duty of care of private investigators
  • Managing client expectations and preserving privilege
  • Avoiding unlawful investigative conduct and maintaining credibility
  • Privacy considerations
  • Evidence collection dos and don’ts
  • Preparing an investigation report for use in a legal proceeding


 Michael is recognized as one of Canada’s leading employment and labour lawyers by Chambers Global®Who’s Who Legal®(Global Elite Thought Leader & Most Highly Regarded), Legal 500®, Best Lawyers® and Lexpert®.  

He is former Chair of each of the National Labour and Employment Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association and the Labour and Employment Law Section of the Ontario Bar Association, widely published and frequently asked to chair or speak at international and national conferences.  

Lisa is a highly accomplished litigator with significant experience acting for a wide range of public and private sector clients.  A former General Counsel of a public, multinational company, Lisa’s understanding of and appreciation for both the client and litigator’s perspective enables her to help clients manage risk by providing effective business solutions and using litigation where beneficial to advance business goals.  


The Council of Professional Investigators of Ontario (CPIO) is dedicated to the representation of the profession of Private Investigators in the Province of Ontario, through the development and application of industry training, professional standards, and code of ethics.


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