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We represent leading national retail brands, financial institutions, entrepreneurs, business and professional associations, individuals, and not-for-profit entities.


What We Do

Transnational Litigation

International commerce has increased with developments in technology, foreign investment in Canada, and generally the changing landscape of international business.

We assist parties involved in transnational disputes law working with lawyers from the U.S.A., Asia, the U.K., and Europe.

We have experience solving Canadian legal problems of American businesses, including Canadian judicial jurisdiction over foreign parties, pleading and proof of foreign law, judicial and executive assistance for litigation abroad, securing evidence from persons and corporations situate outside the territorial jurisdiction of Canadian courts, resolving difficulties posed by foreign blocking measures, immunities and defenses, strategic challenges in transnational disputes such as choice of law, choice of forum, litigation versus arbitration, and enforcement of arbitration awards and judicial judgments.

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