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Blair Curtis represented Patrick Moore in a case where the defendants unsuccessfully applied for an order to have the court decline jurisdiction. The court agreed with Mr. Curtis’ submissions, finding that Mr. Moore’s employment, and the legal action for wrongful dismissal damages following his termination, was properly governed by BC law. Blair’s client was also awarded costs of the application.
The court’s conclusion is at:
[73] I find that this Court has territorial competence over this matter, and NextEnergy has not established that Ontario is a more appropriate forum. As a result I decline to exercise my discretion to dismiss or stay this action. NextEnergy’s application is dismissed. Dr. Moore is entitled to his costs of this application.

Read about the ruling: http://www.courts.gov.bc.ca/jdb-txt/SC/12/04/2012BCSC0458.htm

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