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Commercial litigation* is at the heart of our practice. Our lawyers have a wealth of experience in trying complex and high-profile cases across the spectrum of business litigation. Our work and skill have won the respect of judges and fellow counsel at all levels of the courts. And our reputation and record of success have led business leaders to entrust their most significant litigation to us, because they know that this is our§ forté. We tap into a deep reserve of relevant expertise across diverse practice areas and industries. While we offer strategic advice to try to avoid disputes, we have formidable courtroom experience trying commercial cases. For that reason, clients routinely retain us for "bet-the-company" cases. When it comes to commercial litigation, we mean business and our track record proves it. Canada's leading legal publication, Lexpert®, has placed Lenczner Slaght at the centre of the bull's eye, its highest rating, for commercial litigation – Toronto for over a decade. Ranked by their peers among Canada's best, our commercial litigators have tackled every type of case. No matter how complex the case, our experience and judgment means that our clients get expert representation..

Commercial litigation represents the heart of our practice. Our lawyers have a wealth of experience in pursuing complex, high-profile and often highly confidential cases across the spectrum of business-related legal matters.

Our reputation and record of success lead many clients to entrust their most significant litigation to us: we have acted for a broad array of corporate clients in "bet-the-company" cases. Lenczner Slaght litigators take on each new challenge with an exacting attention to detail while setting immediate goals within a larger strategic framework. Our well-honed courtroom skills have won the respect of judges and fellow counsel at all levels of the courts – including the Toronto Commercial List, where many of Canada's most complex commercial cases are heard.

A significant part of our work has cross-border and international elements. We have relationships with leading firms in every jurisdiction.

As a firm devoted exclusively to litigation, Lenczner Slaght taps into a deep reserve of relevant expertise across diverse practice areas and industries. Whether a dispute concerns a complex financial instrument, a failed construction project or a successful mining venture, our lawyers understand the nuances and leverage their specialized knowledge to clients' advantage.

Canada's leading legal publication, Lexpert®, has placed Lenczner Slaght at the centre of the bull's eye, its highest rating, for commercial litigation – Toronto.

A Successful Track Record

Ranked by their peers among Canada's best, our commercial litigators have tackled a wide range of challenges, including:

  • arbitrations
  • class actions
  • competition matters
  • contract disputes
  • director and officer, board and special committee issues
  • corporate and securities issues
  • governance issues
  • corporate fraud cases
  • cross-border litigation
  • franchising matters
  • insolvency and restructuring
  • insurance disputes
  • real property litigation
  • procurement litigation
  • regulatory proceedings
  • shareholder disputes and oppression claims
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