Corporate Litigation

  • Representation of companies and societies in litigation, arbitrations and mediations.  Recent work includes:

Obtained a mareva injunction on behalf of a private equity lender against the assets of a gaming industry participant to secure claims of breach of contract.

Counsel to a Fortune 500 Company in actions brought to recover money misappropriated by a major internal fraud. The recovery required actions to be brought in two Canadian jurisdictions, one American state and in secrecy jurisdictions in the Carribbean. It resulted in the criminal conviction of the principal of the fraud and a full recovery of the misappropriated money.

Counsel to a private company in a claim brought by a private equity lender for breach of a credit agreement.

Counsel to a professional regulatory body in a petition brought challenging actions taken by a Special Committee of the Directors.

Counsel to a law firm in a claim of negligence relating to patent applications.

Counsel to a European private bank challenging the jurisdiction of the British Columbia court in a claim of breach of trust.

Counsel to a forestry company in a defamation action brought against a trade union.

Counsel to an international hotel operator in a dispute over operating licences and revenues.

Counsel to a forestry company in a dispute over environmental management obligations.

Counsel to an investment fund in obtaining rectification of an agreement which preserved the tax structure of the transaction.