Cases


Counsel to employee defendants in an action alleging conspiracy and theft of confidential information.  Successfully opposed motion for injunctive relief.


Counsel to BMO Nesbitt Burns in the successful defence at trial of an action by a former investment advisor involving allegations of deceit and breach of contract.


Counsel to the plaintiff employer in an action and an injunction to restrain former employees from the misuse of misappropriated confidential information.


Counsel to CN in respect of an injunction seeking non-solicitation and non-use orders against a departing employee who removed and misused confidential information.


Counsel to a group of employees in a dispute with their former employer in relation to their resignations and subsequent employment with another company.


Counsel to BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc. in an overtime class action brought by a former investment advisor on behalf of all BMO NBI investment advisors in Ontario.


Counsel to the successful respondents in an appeal by a former Ontario Hospital Association senior executive seeking an enhanced pension based on a negotiated bonus shortly before retirement.


Counsel to the successful plaintiff on a motion for an interlocutory injunction preventing former fiduciaries from unfairly competing with their former employer using confidential business information.


Counsel to the defendant in a wrongful dismissal proceeding. The defendant was successful in resisting plaintiff's allegations of constructive dismissal.


Counsel to the plaintiff in an action for wrongful termination of a consulting services agreement.


Counsel for the plaintiff in a constructive dismissal trial.


Counsel for the plaintiffs in a dispute relating to the departure of investment advisors.


Counsel in a successful trial and appeal on behalf of the plaintiff for wrongful dismissal and payment for shareholdings and options.


Counsel to CN in a complex dispute involving employee fraud, accounting of profits, abuse of process, defamation and negligent exercise of statutory dispute.  In the course of the proceedings, obtained Anton Pillar and Mareva injunctions in order to protect evidence and assets related to the alleged employee fraud.


Counsel to RBC on injunction, trial, appeal and at the Supreme Court of Canada in respect of an action against departing investment advisors for a competitor.


Counsel to a defendant in an employment matter.  Successfully opposed a motion for an interlocutory injunction.


Counsel on a successful dismissal of appeal by the plaintiff from a judgment dismissing action for wrongful dismissal.


Counsel for the plaintiff on a motion for injunctive relief enjoining defendant from using confidential information, competing with or soliciting employees from the plaintiff.


Counsel to the defendants on a successful motion for summary judgment in an employment matter.  Counsel for the respondent on appeal.


Counsel to an investment bank in high profile action for breach of fiduciary duty, wrongful solicitation of employees and corporate conspiracy.


Counsel to the defendant in the trial of a wrongful dismissal action.


Counsel to Call-Net Enterprises in a successful defence at trial and on appeal of claim by former senior executives that they were entitled to benefits as a result of a change of control resulting from proxy battle.


Counsel to the appellants in an appeal from a trial decision in which the trial judge refused to deduct statutory severance under the Employment Standards Act from an award of damages for wrongful dismissal. The appellant was successful in overturning this aspect of the judge's decision, and this became a leading case on this issue.


Counsel to RBC in a wrongful dismissal trial. This became a key case on the assessments of claims for discretionary bonus over the period of reasonable notice.


Counsel for the defendant at trial of wrongful dismissal claim. Successfully defended claim for portion of profit sharing plan.