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FRANCHISE & BUSINESS LAW FIRM

Commercial Litigation And Appeals

Our Canadian Commercial Litigation and Appeals Practice

We routinely act as counsel in commercial litigation cases across Ontario.

Commercial Litigation Lawyer

We represent parties in all aspects of the litigation process, from start to completion, including the following:

  • Conducting an initial assessment of the case, issues, facts, evidence and applicable law and formulating the theory of the case
  • Drafting Pleadings (Statement of Claim, Statement of Defence, Counterclaim, Reply)
  • Conducting discovery process (including processing e-discovery on high-tech platform)
  • Bringing or responding to motions throughout the litigation process
  • Representing parties in regard to motions for summary judgment
  • Representing parties in regard to injunction motions
  • Representing parties in a mediation
  • Representing parties at trial
  • Representing parties on appeal
  • Who We Represent

We represent parties to corporate and commercial disputes, including parties to corporate oppression remedies, shareholders disputes, non-compete and other restrictive covenant enforcement disputes, leasing disputes, and disputes arising out of sales of businesses.

International and Domestic Arbitration

In the past several years, we have started developing expertise in local and international arbitration, including the unique aspects of substantive law, policy and procedure.

Ben Hanuka is an active member of the Board of Directors of the prestigious Chartered Institute of Arbitrators’ Toronto Chapter.

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