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Commercial Litigation

We advise and represent corporations, businesses, and individuals in a variety of corporate / commercial disputes. Experience includes:

  • Administrative proceedings
  • Anton Pillar applications
  • Applications for attachment orders and other injunctive relief
  • Bankruptcy and insolvency
  • Commercial real estate, lease and purchase disputes
  • Contract disputes
  • Derivative actions
  • Enforcement, collections, and asset recovery
  • Environmental and regulatory disputes
  • Foreclosures
  • Oppression actions
  • Shareholder disputes

Condominium Law (Owner & Management)

We advise and represent condominium corporations, boards of directors, property managers, unit owners, and residents in disputed condominium matters. Experience includes:

  • Building deficiency and warranty claims
  • Bylaw violations
  • Collection of fees, contributions, and assessments against unit owners
  • Condominium insurance policies
  • Drafting agreements
  • Foreclosures
  • Human rights claims
  • Improper conduct claims
  • Interpretation of condominium bylaws and the Condominium Property Act
  • Nuisance claims
  • Property damage claims
  • Tenancy disputes

Construction Litigation

We advise and represent developers, owners, general and specialized contractors, engineers, architects, project managers, material suppliers, and design professionals in construction related matters. Experience includes:

  • Bidding, tendering, and other pre-construction matters
  • Builders’ liens
  • Building envelope claims
  • Contract disputes
  • Contract drafting and interpretation
  • Coverage advice on first party and third party insurance issues
  • Defective workmanship, faulty design, and product liability
  • Delay and cost overruns
  • Development disputes
  • Expropriation claims
  • Negotiating, preparing, and reviewing contracts
  • Occupational health and safety
  • Project strategy and risk analysis
  • Receivership, bankruptcy, and trust claims
  • Regulatory approvals
  • Surety and fidelity claims

Employment Law

We advise and represent employees and employers in a variety of employment and human rights matters. Experience includes:

  • Administrative tribunal hearings, including Human Rights and Employment Standards
  • Drafting and negotiating employment agreements
  • Drafting workplace policies, including:
    • Whistleblowers
    • Absenteeism
    • Drug and Alcohol
    • Harassment and Bullying
    • Internet and Social Media
    • Privacy
    • Sick Leave
  • Hiring, downsizing, layoffs, and terminations
  • Judicial review applications
  • Legislative compliance
  • Misconduct, discipline, and investigations
  • Occupational health and safety
  • Training and education for human resource personnel
  • Wrongful dismissal

Estate Disputes

We advise and represent trustees, executors, personal representatives, dependants, spouses, family members, adult interdependent partners, attorneys, guardians, beneficiaries, and other claimants in disputes involving estates. Experience includes:

  • Accounting of estate assets and passing of accounts
  • Challenging wills due to capacity, undue influence or fraud
  • Contested Adult Guardianship and Trusteeship (AGTA) applications
  • Dependants’ relief
  • Improper transfer of estate or trust assets
  • Intermeddling
  • Interpreting wills, personal directives, and enduring powers of attorney
  • Missing beneficiaries
  • Trust variations
  • Trustee, executor, administrator, attorney and agent disputes
  • Will validity claims

Health Law

We advise and represent healthcare institutions, physicians, private clinics and other healthcare professionals. Experience includes:

  • Defence of professional negligence claims
  • Detailed, comprehensive client-specific reporting
  • Drafting and revision of policies and procedures for healthcare institutions
  • End of life applications
  • Information access and privacy issues
  • Legislative compliance
  • Liability and defence cost reserve assessment
  • Mental health applications before review panels
  • Professional discipline matters before hearing tribunals
  • Public fatality inquiries before the Fatality Review Board
  • Quality assurance matters
  • Use and release of confidential information

Insurance Claims & Policy Review

We advise and represent individuals, regional, national, and international clients on insurance matters. Experience includes:

  • Casualty claims
  • Commercial general liability
  • Coverage issues
  • First and third party claims
  • Liability and defence cost reserve assessment
  • Liability and quantum assessment
  • Officer and director liability claims
  • Product liability
  • Professional liability
  • Property loss claims
  • Subrogated claims

Personal Injury & Negligence

We advise and represent clients seeking compensation for personal injury and financial loss caused by the negligence of others. Experience includes:

  • Bodily injuries, including spine, brain and other catastrophic injuries
  • Defective products
  • Fatality claims
  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Occupiers’ liability
  • Professional negligence

Real Estate Disputes

We advise and represent clients in a variety of disputes relating to real estate. Experience includes:

  • Adverse possession, boundary and access disputes
  • Builders’ liens
  • Commercial landlord and tenant disputes
  • Commercial leases
  • Condominium disputes
  • Construction and development claims
  • Defects of title and property
  • Easements, right-of-way, and restrictive covenants
  • Environmental and regulatory disputes
  • Expropriation
  • Foreclosures
  • Fraudulent transactions
  • Joint ventures
  • Municipal liability disputes
  • Nuisance and interference of enjoyment of real property
  • Purchase and sale disputes
  • Residential landlord and tenant disputes

Fraud Litigation

We advise and represent corporations, businesses, and individuals in a variety of fraud disputes. Experience includes:

  • Attachment orders and other forms of pre-judgment relief
  • Employment related fraud
  • Fraud and insolvency
  • Fraud prevention
  • Fraud recovery
  • Injunctions & emergency relief
  • Investigations & compliance
  • Investment fraud

Business Law

Our lawyers with practices in this area advise private corporations and owner-managed businesses in a variety of business law matters. Experience includes:

  • Amalgamation and corporate distributions
  • Incorporations
  • Purchase and sale of business
  • Share capital negotiations
  • Shareholder agreements

Wills & Estate Planning

Our lawyers with practices in this area have extensive experience with the development of comprehensive estate plans. Experience includes:

  • Business succession planning
  • Drafting and interpreting wills, enduring powers of attorney, and personal directives
  • Estate administration
  • Estate and trust planning including tax consequences
  • Obtaining grants of probate

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Trusted Lawyers. Service Minded. Pragmatic Advice.

We are a firm of leading lawyers who take pride in providing our clients with pragmatic, cost effective and personalized advice. Should you require legal assistance or representation, please contact us. All inquiries are strictly confidential.

Trusted Lawyers. Service Minded. Pragmatic Advice.

We are a firm of leading lawyers who take pride in providing our clients with pragmatic, cost effective and personalized advice. Should you require legal assistance or representation, please contact us. All inquiries are strictly confidential.

Trusted Lawyers.
Service Minded.
Pragmatic Advice.

We are a firm of leading lawyers who take pride in providing our clients with pragmatic, cost effective and personalized advice. Should you require legal assistance or representation, please contact us. All inquiries are strictly confidential.