Our* lawyers have a deep reserve of experience practicing on the Commercial List, where many of Canada's most complex commercial cases are heard. This is what enables us to power commericallist.com, our one-stop shop for all things§ Commercial List. Commerciallist.com includes existing practice resources, precedents, answers to frequently asked questions, best practices, interviews, blogs, important decisions, and relevant news and events for those practicing on the Commercial List . In an effort to provide value to members of the Commercial List community, we hope this website will be a great resource for the Court, counsel, our clients and the public..

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

As a firm devoted exclusively to litigation, we have a deep reserve of experience practicing on the Commercial List that enables us to power commerciallist.com. In an effort to provide value to members of the Commercial List community, we created commerciallist.com. Launched in June 2019, commerciallist.com is a website that includes existing practice resources, precedents, answers to frequently asked questions, best practices, interviews and blogs, important decisions, and relevant news and events. The website also now includes a COVID-19 Resource Centre with the latest court and tribunal updates, emergency orders, legal resources, and video conference attendance protocols to help Commercial List practitioners navigate through the pandemic.

Visit commerciallist.com to learn more about our one-stop shop for all things Commercial List.

What is the relationship between commerciallist.com and Lenczner Slaght?

Lenczner Slaght has created this website and is responsible for curating its content. As a firm devoted exclusively to litigation, we have a deep reserve of experience practicing on the Commercial List that enables us to power commerciallist.com.

Is commerciallist.com court approved?

Commerciallist.com has no formal affiliation with the Court. However, Monique Jilesen, partner at Lenczner Slaght, is a member of the Commercial List Users’ Committee and played a key role in the development of this website.

Can I rely on the precedents published on this website?

The precedents found on the website are just samples and do not constitute legal advice and should not be relied upon without seeking legal advice. Please read our Terms of Use and Disclaimer

Who can I talk to if I have more questions?

Please contact Monique Jilesen, one of Lenczner Slaght’s Commercial Litigation practice group leaders, member of the Commercial List Users’ Committee, and founder of this website.

How do I subscribe to the website?

At this time, you are able to subscribe to the Commercial List Users’ Committee newsletter. The subscription form is found on the bottom left of each page. You will receive an email with a copy of the newsletter as soon as it posted on commerciallist.com.

In the future, we may add a subscription feature to other content on the website. Until then, please bookmark the website on your browser, follow Lenczner Slaght on Twitter and LinkedIn for regular updates using the hashtag #CommercialList, or continue to visit www.commerciallist.com.

I have e-mailed info@commerciallist.com, how long will it take to receive a response?

Please allow five business days. 

Do you consider partnerships with other organizations to develop and launch content?

Feel free to submit partnership requests, content or ideas for publishing to info@commerciallist.com. Some restrictions may apply. See our content policies below for more information.

We have partnered with the following organizations to date: 

Codify Legal Publishing

In partnership with Codify Legal Publishing, we introduced the Commercial List Statutes Feed, a free subscription to help commercial list litigators across Ontario keep up with the latest legislative changes.

Subscribers to the feed will receive live email updates to all amendments affecting key statutes including the:

  • Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act 
  • Bank Act 
  • Business Corporations Act 
  • Canada Business Corporations Act 
  • Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act 
  • Limited Partnerships Act 
  • Pension Benefits Act
  • Securities Act
  • Winding-up and Restructuring Act
  • Credit Unions and Caisses Populaires Act

Codify's technology constantly monitors dozens of sources across the Canadian legislative landscape, completing two sweeps a day in order to provide subscribers with the most timely updates.

You can subscribe to the feed by clicking here.

Insolvency Insider

In partnership with Insolvency Insider, we provide the Commercial List community with the most relevant information from Canadian insolvency filings on a quarterly basis.

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