Our Litigation Group is among Miller Thomson’s most recognized and well-established practices. With close to 200 litigators practising across Canada in a broad spectrum of areas, our team has the depth and collective expertise to address all litigation, insurance and commercial disputes.
Spanning many fields of expertise and industries, our lawyers’ combined experience and knowledge of the intricacies involved in dealing with litigious matters allows them to define the most appropriate strategy for each specific case and develop the right solution for our clients.
We represent plaintiffs and defendants in all types of corporate commercial disputes. Our clients operate in all industries and sectors of economic activity, including manufacturing, natural resources, energy, financial services, real estate, mining, oil and gas, franchising, construction, environmental, insolvency and restructuring, insurance, intellectual property, labour and employment, tax and technology related industries.
With extensive experience, our litigators handle disputes affecting clients in a wide range of matters including commercial contracts, class actions, employment, human rights, environmental, tax, anti‑trust, insurance damages claim, tort law, civil or extra contractual liability, insolvency, professional liability claims, defamation, injunctions, interim orders and other relief sought on an urgent basis, shareholder disputes, securities, regulatory, disciplinary, penal and criminal, directors and officers’ liability, as well as breach of fiduciary obligations.
Our lawyers have pleaded cases on behalf of clients at all Canadian court levels — whether provincial or federal jurisdictions. They also plead before private and commercial arbitration boards and sole arbitrators, as well as regulatory boards and tribunals such as the Canada Labour Board, provincial labour and employment boards, provincial and national energy boards, Competition Tribunal, human rights commissions, arbitration panels, commissions of inquiry and tribunals having jurisdiction over professional disciplinary matters.
We offer services in the following areas:
- Administrative law
- Class actions
- Commercial debt recovery
- Commercial litigation
- Insurance litigation
- Mediation and arbitration
- Personal injury
- Professional liability disputes
- White collar defence and regulatory enforcement
- Securities litigation
- Shareholder disputes