Business Litigation

Our business litigation practice helps clients resolve complex corporate, commercial, real estate and insolvency disputes. We work with each client to facilitate a practical resolution, whether through negotiation, court action, mediation, or arbitration. 

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Lawyers Practising Business Litigation

Karen L. Dawson

416.927.0891 ext. 144



Arbitration and Mediation

Increasingly, civil and commercial disputes are resolved through alternatives to litigation, including arbitration, mediation and other forms of alternative dispute resolution (“ADR”). We have extensive experience representing clients ranging from large multi-national companies to small businesses in ADR proceedings.

Civil and Commercial Litigation

We act in a wide variety of civil disputes between parties before the courts and in private arbitration, including contract, real estate, property, licensing, and negligence matters.


Insolvency, Restructuring and Secured Lending

We have extensive experience in the collection and enforcement of both secured and unsecured debts. We frequently advise on and represent clients in litigation under the Personal Property Security Act and in the context of receiverships, corporate bankruptcies, and restructurings.

Privacy, Anti-Spam and E-Commerce

We assist clients in complying with Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (“CASL”), privacy laws, and other statutes of concern to clients with an online presence or e-commerce business.


Shareholder and Partnership Disputes

We frequently represent clients in trials and appeals under the Business Corporations Act and the Partnerships Act.These matters include shareholder and partner disputes, the winding down or dissolution of corporations and partnerships, oppression claims, and derivative actions.


Call us at 416.927.0891