Payment Options

You can pay your invoice using one of the following methods:

 

  1. Interac e-Transfer: Send funds to payments@paliareroland.com. Please ensure to provide the invoice number and password details to payments@paliareroland.com
  2. Electronic Fund Transfer: Send requests for banking details to payments@paliareroland.com with subject line “Request for EFT details” or contact Paula Wright at 416-646-7406
  3. Credit Card via telephone (Visa or Mastercard only):
    Contact Paula Wright at 416-646-7406
  4. PayPal: We accept all major credit cards through the PayPal portal. To begin, please enter the information required in the fields below:

Accepted credit cards:

We accept Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover cards

You can provide the firm with funds to be held in trust using one of the following methods:

 

  1. Interac e-Transfer: Send funds to trustpayments@paliareroland.com. Please ensure to state your name, file matter number and password details to trustpayments@paliareroland.com.
  2. Credit Card via telephone (Visa or Mastercard only): Contact Paula Wright at 416-646-7406
Partner

Lily Harmer

B.Comm., LL.B.

Drawing on extensive experience in commercial litigation and administrative law, Lily Harmer has a deep knowledge of complex regulatory regimes, and an exceptional capacity to support clients with strategic, sensible solutions.

Lily acts for clients in insolvency proceedings, pension matters, professional discipline, and general commercial disputes. Lily is also active in the firm’s post-secondary education practice. She has received recognition from Best Lawyers in Canada for Administrative and Public Law, and is a continuing legal education lecturer with The Advocates’ Society. As a pioneer in fighting gender-based wage discrimination, she was a founding board member of Pay Equity Advocacy and Legal Services, a free legal aid clinic for women.

Education

  • University of Toronto, Faculty of Law, LL.B., 1989
  • Chartered Accountant designation, 1984
  • Queen's University, School of Business, Bachelor of Commerce (Hons.), 1981

Bar Admissions

  • Ontario, 1991

Professional Affiliations

  • INSOL International
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • The Advocates' Society
  • Canadian Association of Labour Lawyers

Awards and Honours

  • Best Lawyers in Canada - Administrative and Public Law, Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law

Representative Work

  • Acts for clients involved in complex insolvency proceedings, advises on pension matters, prosecutes and defends professionals and others in discipline and related matters.

  • Is regularly engaged in resolving more general commercial disputes.

  • Assists clients to navigate complex regulatory regimes.

Community Involvement

  • Board Member – Festival of the Sound (member of Finance and Governance Committees)

  • War Child Canada volunteer

  • Beautiful World fundraiser

  • Previous Havergal College member – Pension sub-committee

  • Previous Havergal College member – Finance and Audit committee

  • The Advocates’ Society – Skills instructor – Continuing legal education lecturer

  • Pay Equity Advocacy and Legal Services – Founding board member

Publications

  • Pension Plan Governance for Multi-Employer Pension Plans – Canadian Issues – 2000 Travel Trades Trust Fund Education Conference – November 2000

  • Pension Benefits on Purchase and Sale of a Business – CBAO Continuing education – May 2000

  • Your Guide to Discipline & Discharge in the Unionized Workplace – Centre for Labour-Management Development – December 1997

  • The Right to Strike: Charter Implications and Interpretations – University of Toronto Faculty of Law Review – 1989