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Siskinds LLP

Dispute Resolution

4 ranked lawyersBand 1Nationwide - CanadaCanada 2022 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Siskinds is a well-known law firm with a superb plaintiff class action practice, handling a wide breadth of work in the field. The firm is commended for the breadth of its representations, overseeing competition, securities, product liability and consumer protection actions, with added skill in environmental and human rights cases. Its lawyers receive praise for their significant track record in the certification of class proceedings. The team frequently acts for investors, pension funds and asset managers, among others. The firm is based in London and Toronto, with an affiliated office in Québec City and an additional office in Sarnia.

Strengths

One source said: "They have some of the best lawyers in the country."

Notable practitioners

London-based Charles Wright is pre-eminent lawyer who is recognised for handling some of the market's largest and most high-profile class actions, with competition and securities law being areas of particular proficiency.
"He is the backbone of the securities group - he is the one pushing those cases forward." "He is a very bright guy with a good reputation."

Toronto-based Daniel Bach is adept at handling securities and consumer class actions, as well as those relating to medical devices.
"I have a lot of respect for him - he is a very smart guy."

Linda Visser focuses her class actions practice on product liability matters as well as price-fixing cases. She is based in London.
"She is very thoughtful, strategic, and on top of her game."


Michael Robb is well versed in representing plaintiffs in product liability and securities class action litigation. He is based in the firm's London office.
"He has very good judgement."

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Nationwide - Canada

Dispute Resolution: Class Action (Plaintiff)


Charles Wright
Band 1
Daniel Bach
Band 3
Linda Visser
Band 3
Michael Robb
Band 2