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Canada 2022
Nationwide - Canada Dispute Resolution: Class Action (Plaintiff)
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Band 4

2 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by Paliare Roland Rosenberg Rothstein LLP

Paliare Roland's specialized Class Action group is experienced both in prosecuting and defending class proceedings.

The Class Action group is a team of talented lawyers and support staff.  Acting as class counsel on some cases, and as defence counsel on others give the Class Action group unique strategic insight in a practice area where most firms typically represent only one side or the other.

Paliare Roland’s expertise and problem-solving on class actions is consistently recognized by members of the class action bar. 

In appropriate cases, we act as co-counsel, working with other law firms both in Ontario and from other jurisdictions on complex class proceedings.

In cases where we do not act for the parties, our firm has been retained by counsel to assist on particular issues as they arise.  In separate cases, we have represented both defence counsel and class counsel.

We are also regularly retained to provide critical insolvency advice on class actions.

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Dispute Resolution: Class Action (Plaintiff) - Nationwide - Canada
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What the team is known for

Paliare Roland is a highly regarded litigation boutique with a strong bench and a broad spectrum of expertise. The firm is recognised for its specialised class action group, offering assistance to both plaintiffs and defendants.

Strengths

One commentator said: "I have uniformly found their lawyers to be intelligent, practical, driven, honest and great fun to work with."

Work highlights

A team led by Odette Soriano and Ken Rosenberg successfully obtained a summary judgment on behalf of various BMO Nesbitt Burns account holders (and account holders with related entities) in proceedings concerning the bank's alleged failure to disclose foreign exchange transaction fees totalling more than CAD100 million.

Notable practitioners

Linda Rothstein maintains an impressive reputation for her public and administrative law work, as well as professional regulation. Her expansive practice includes extensive class action experience.
"She is a highly respected and regarded litigator - fearless and smart." 

Odette Soriano is fast establishing a strong presence in the class action space in Canada. She advises both plaintiffs and defendants.
"She did a first-rate job on an extremely complex matter."

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Linda R Rothstein
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Linda R Rothstein
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Odette Soriano
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Odette Soriano
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