Our counsel represent clients in a wide range of complex commercial disputes. We handle internal matters, such as corporate governance and shareholder disputes, as well as external matters, including contract, fiduciary duty and fraud claims.
Public and regulatory law
We frequently act in cases raising constitutional issues or other questions concerning the exercise of governmental power. Our clients include professional regulators, governmental bodies, charities, human rights claimants and civil rights organizations.
We act as counsel in most disputes involving private law. Our lawyers represent clients in negligence claims, contract and property disputes, contentious estate proceedings and a variety of other private law matters.
Indigenous rights and Aboriginal law
The UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples is a vital new element of Canadian public law. Our counsel advise clients on the Declaration and are experienced in Aboriginal rights and title litigation. We have represented both Indigenous and government clients.
International legal matters
We often act or advise in cases involving the application of public international legal norms in Canadian law. We also handle private international law cases such as the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments and international arbitral awards.
Supreme Court advisory
We have extensive experience in the Supreme Court of Canada, and frequently advise parties on matters before the Court. Our counsel include former Supreme Court of Canada law clerks and members of the Supreme Court Advocacy Institute.