Commercial Litigation

In today’s competitive business environment, business clients need to access experienced, dynamic, knowledgeable litigation lawyers to assist them in both external and internal business disputes. Commercial litigation is a cornerstone of our practice. Through preparation and effective representation of our clients, both in settlement negotiations and in court, we have achieved success for our clients.

Services

Our commercial litigation team has expertise in all types of commercial litigation, including:

  • Internal disputes between partners and shareholders;
  • External disputes arising from business dealings or contracts;
  • The purchase and development of land;
  • Mortgages, loans, guarantees, bankruptcy, construction, and commercial tenancies; and
  • The improper solicitation of customers by departing employees.

In complex commercial litigation, our team of lawyers may combine their knowledge and skills so that the full resources of the firm are marshalled to best advance or defend the client’s position.

Experience

Over the years, we have represented many clients at trial and on appeal and on cases which have resulted in decisions with broad impact on the development of the law and business practices. Our lawyers understand that there are times when the continued existence of a business is dependent upon success in court and, at other times, what is required is the fastest, least expensive resolution to a business dispute. Our services are designed to assist each client in obtaining their business objectives.

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Ben practises in commercial litigation, including insolvency, secured transactions, Internet law, contractual disputes, shareholder and partnership disputes, real estate litigation, creditor remedies, debt recovery, estate litigation and commercial tenancy matters.

Matt practices commercial litigation and assists clients encountering contractual disputes, land disputes, and construction law matters. He also has a passion for employment law and regularly represents employers and employees as they proceed through the termination process. Matt has appeared on behalf of clients before the Ontario Court of Justice and the Superior Court of…

Gemma practises in the area of commercial litigation, including estate litigation, contractual disputes, construction lien actions, commercial tenancy litigation and real estate litigation.

Jimmy is a commercial litigator with a practice that includes contractual disputes, shareholder and partnership disputes, real estate disputes, and commercial tenancy disputes. Jimmy employs a results-focused mindset to all areas of his practice, assisting his clients in reaching pragmatic and cost-effective solutions, and creating efficient and well-structured strategies for his clients. Jimmy graduated with…

Christian practises in the areas of commercial litigation and insolvency law. He obtained his Bachelor of Science from the University of Toronto in 2003 and his Bachelor of Laws through Western University in 2006. He was called to the Ontario Bar in 2007 and has appeared on behalf of clients before the Ontario Court of Justice and the Superior Court of Justice.

Josh is a commercial litigation lawyer with a primary focus on estate litigation, but also represents clients in contractual disputes, real estate disputes, commercial tenancy disputes, and construction law matters. His practice also includes wills and estate planning as well as advising and guiding executors through the estate administration process. Josh represents clients in defending…

Stephanie practices in commercial litigation with a focus on construction law, real estate law, municipal law and estate litigation. Stephanie also represents clients before administrative bodies and tribunals in relation to real estate transactions and Planning Act matters. While a student at Western, Stephanie was named top oralist in both the Lerners Cup finals and…

Since her call to the Bar in 2009, Stephanie has spent her legal career working with condominium corporations, property managers and unit owners, assisting them with day-to-day condominium governance matters. Stephanie focuses on guiding her clients through disputes in a manner that promotes and fosters positive condominium communities.