WeirFoulds LLP

Litigation: General Commercial Department

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WeirFoulds has litigated significant commercial cases since 1860. The firm's lawyers have extensive experience before all levels of the courts and administrative tribunals, before arbitrators, and with cross-border disputes. They are regularly retained by other lawyers to act as appellate counsel in commercial appeals.

WeirFoulds lawyers know how to manage efficiently large-scale, document-intensive cases, and develop a solid grasp of all aspects of a file. They understand the importance of providing advice and options to clients in a timely and candid fashion.

The depth of the Group's experience and expertise in commercial litigation is enhanced by its access to WeirFoulds’ other practice groups, which include leaders in areas such as corporate and securities, bankruptcy and insolvency, real estate and leasing, employment, tax, and public law.

WeirFoulds represents clients in relation to a broad range of commercial disputes, including:

  • contract disputes
  • shareholder disputes, oppression and other corporate remedies
  • partnership and joint venture disputes
  • directors’ and officers’ liability
  • breach of fiduciary duties
  • securities litigation
  • class actions
  • commercial arbitrations
  • injunctions and other extraordinary remedies
  • negligence and professional liability
  • tort claims
  • real property and leasing litigation
  • environmental litigation
  • regulatory proceedings
  • creditors’ rights and receiverships
  • tenders and bid-rigging
  • fraud and deceit
  • technology-related disputes
  • cross-border litigation
  • appeals