Highlights

Contentious business issues are a fact of life. Disputes can and will occur. Inside or outside of a courtroom, we resolve disputes quickly and effectively, regardless of their complexity. You can trust us for advice to maximize favourable outcomes. 

Our Business Litigation team focuses on understanding your business and your goals, identifying leverage for a positive outcome and providing strategic representation and negotiation in order to achieve your objectives.

We realize that most disputes are not bound for trial, so we advocate to solve matters by negotiation, mediation and arbitration. If litigation is necessary, our team includes experienced trial lawyers with significant success in all levels of Alberta courts, including the Alberta Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada, as well as before various administrative and regulatory bodies such as the Alberta Securities Commission.

Our firm’s skills in business law, securities, and tax are used to achieve the best results for our clients.

We have experience in:
  • Contract disputes and enforcement
  • Lease disputes
  • Construction law and builders’ liens
  • Business interruption and related insurance claims
  • Representing creditors and debtors in all types of bankruptcy and insolvency litigation including CCAA proceedings, receiverships and workouts
  • Creditor/debtor and lending litigation
  • Commercial landlord and tenant disputes
  • Real estate litigation
  • Investment claims, including class actions by investors
  • Employment matters (terminations and agreements)
  • Departing employee cases
  • Breach of trust and fiduciary claims
  • Corporate governance and shareholder disputes
  • Estate litigation
  • Pre-judgment orders, including injunctions and attachment orders
  • Administrative and regulatory work including with:
    • the Alberta Securities Commission and other regulators across Canada
    • the Alberta Surface Rights Board
    • the Alberta Human Rights Commission
    • regulators of various professions

Clients

  • Public and private corporations
  • Financial institutions
  • Lenders and developers
  • Professional practices
  • Individuals

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