Julie Snyder Surveillance
BLG represented Julie Snyder in a Motion to obtain a provisional injunction order and a Norwich order in order to force the disclosure of the identity of a person or company (John Doe) who hired a private investigator to tail Ms. Snyder.
Mathieu Piché-Messier and Karine Fahmy were successful in first instance and on Thursday, July 14, 2016 obtained a Court Order that John Doe's identity be disclosed within 48 hours. The next day, Friday, July 15, 2016 at approximately 3:00 pm, they received a Motion for Leave to Appeal from Norton Rose, now representing Groupe de Sécurité Garda Inc. in appeal, presentable 2 hours later, at 5:00 pm before, a judge of the Qc Court of Appeal. At the hearing Mtre. Louis P. Bélanger of Stikeman appeared for John Doe. Up against multiple adversaries, the BLG team succeeded in having the Motion for Leave to appeal dismissed by Honorable Justice Robert Mainville JCA in an excellent decision that recognizes the efficiency and applicability of Norwich Orders in Québec law and their importance to maintain the principles of proportionality and to facilitate access to justice.