Disputes

Disputes

Disputes can cost a business valuable time, money and peace of mind. 

BLG is the preeminent litigation practice in Canada, a reputation built upon our unparalleled ability to anticipate what’s next. With the understanding that disputes can be equally complex and disruptive for local, national or international businesses, we work across practices, industries and regions to spot the risks and opportunities that impact your business. Our goal is to prevent or resolve disputes by collaborating with you to gain an understanding of your business and its strategic objectives.

As a national, full-service firm, we embrace our multidisciplinary structure. Our team of lawyers are skilled in all areas of business law, including:

  • corporate and commercial
  • class actions
  • shareholders’ disputes
  • officer and director liability
  • commercial fraud
  • banking
  • securities
  • bankruptcy and insolvency
  • real estate
  • intellectual property
  • estates and trusts
  • franchise and distribution disputes
  • administrative and public
  • procurement
  • international trade

We are also experienced in all major industries, including:

  • health care
  • construction
  • municipalities
  • automotive
  • banking and financial services
  • natural resources (mining, oil and gas)
  • power generation
  • pharmaceuticals
  • telecommunications
  • technology

Our litigators are experienced in the Canadian civil and criminal courts—including the Supreme Court of Canada—and before regulatory and administrative tribunals. Our arbitration lawyers have experience with the leading international and foreign arbitral institutions, including the ICC, LCIA, SCC, ICDR, ICSID, AAA and SIAC. They’re also experienced in all forms of domestic commercial arbitration proceedings.

You can rely on us to make representations before judicial inquiries, governmental and parliamentary bodies, and to formulate legislative and regulatory proposals and policies.

Our lawyers collaborate with first-class law clerks who have expertise in document management and litigation support. We’ll ensure the optimal management of your case by applying the most appropriate services. For example, we may recommend using advanced early case assessment and other eDiscovery tools to assist in managing document-intensive cases, and will work with you to provide easy access to the assembled information.

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