Commercial Disputes

In our experience, resolving commercial disputes can be a complicated and costly process. Our team of professionals is adept in analysing complex scenarios to provide you and your legal advisors with insightful, well-reasoned, and effective assistance in damage quantification, financial analysis, clarification of facts and formulation of legal strategy as it pertains to business issues.

Members of our team have provided expert evidence in the Ontario Court of Justice and the Ontario Superior Court, and for the Investment Dealers’ Association and the Discipline Committee of the Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario, as well as in alternative dispute forums such as mediation and arbitration.

Our team of professionals has significant experience in assisting our clients and their legal counsel in the areas of:

  • Minority interest appraisal, dissent and oppression remedies
  • Breach of contract
  • Breach of fiduciary duty
  • Claims against directors/officers
  • Professional liability
  • Product liability
  • Economic tort
  • Construction disputes
  • Lender liability
  • Insurance claims (e.g. Business Interruptions)
  • Shareholder/partner disputes
  • Estate and trust disputes
  • Class action
  • Personal injury
  • Constructive dismissal
  • Expropriation

We provide assistance throughout various stages of the dispute process including:

  • Assisting in establishing the basis for an actionable claim and potential heads of damage;
  • Identifying key documents required to complete the analysis, assistance with preparing affidavit of documents, and interviewing relevant witnesses;
  • Assistance in developing lines of questioning for examination for discovery, examination-in-chief, and/or the cross-examination of opposing financial experts;
  • Preparing reports outlining our analysis and conclusions;
  • Reviewing or critiquing opposing experts’ reports;
  • Assisting in assessing settlement offers from a financial perspective; and
  • Expert witness testimony.

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