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Defamation* or media matters? We have a wealth of experience, and we'll see anyone who says otherwise in court. We regularly act as litigation or advisory counsel in high profile media law cases. We offer media law expertise§ : something that only comes from experience. Our clients benefit from our decades of advocacy representing both plaintiffs and defendants through libel trials, on appeal and before the Supreme Court of Canada. And our lawyers know how to obtain apologies and retractions when appropriate. This experience makes us a force you can't deny . We understand the needs of our clients, and we provide practical advice and advocacy in a changing digital landscape. We work regularly through the Courts and with Internet service providers to have damaging material removed from the web on an urgent basis. In the course of helping our clients, we have helped shape Canadian libel law in the cyber age..

Lenczner Slaght has decades of litigation experience in defamation and related media matters. We regularly act as litigation or advisory counsel in libel issues arising across all print, broadcast and digital media channels. We have represented both plaintiffs and defendants through libel trials and appeals.

We don’t just practice libel law: we shape it. Our lawyers have argued some of the leading defamation law cases before the Supreme Court of Canada.

We also know that clients often don’t want protracted litigation; sometimes what’s most important is a quick and practical solution. Our expert practitioners are adept at moving proactively to obtain apologies and retractions following inappropriate assertions in the media. We also work regularly with the courts and Internet service providers to have damaging material removed from the web on an urgent basis. In the course of helping our clients, Lenczner Slaght lawyers have made important contributions to the development of Canadian libel law in the digital age.

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