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Litigation: Administrative & Public Law - Ontario
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What the team is known for

Stockwoods is a Toronto boutique law firm with extensive experience of civil, commercial, administrative and public law litigation. The group routinely represents clients in contractual disputes, oppression remedies and professional negligence claims. The team is also regularly involved in securities class actions relating to fraud and market manipulation, and is sought out for its counsel on judicial reviews. It is further noted for its expertise in insolvency, white-collar defence and municipal litigation.

Strengths

"Stockwoods lawyers are fantastic commercial and public law experts, they're superb. Overall, it's an excellent boutique."

Notable practitioners

Toronto-based Brian Gover is particularly noted for his representation of administrative and regulatory bodies. He gains further plaudits for his handling of competition-related disputes and is well known for his representation of individuals facing criminal charges.
"He is a fantastic lawyer."

Paul Le Vay stands as one of the foremost securities litigators in Toronto. He maintains a strong reputation for his handling of securities class actions and regulatory proceedings including OSC investigations.
"He is a strong litigator and does an excellent job for his clients."

Luisa Ritacca has developed an impressive reputation in Ontario for her administrative law disputes practice. She is well recognised for her work on tribunals and public inquiries. She sits in Toronto and serves as the firm's managing partner.
"Luisa is terrific."

Brendan Van Niejenhuis operates a varied disputes practice from Toronto which sees him act on a range of commercial litigation mandates, including competition and IP cases, as well as class actions and judicial reviews.

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Stockwoods LLP

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Litigation: Administrative & Public Law

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Brian Gover
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Band 1
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Luisa Ritacca
2
Band 2
Litigation: General Commercial

5
Brendan Van Niejenhuis
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Band 5
Litigation: Securities

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Paul Le Vay
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Band 1