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Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

Matthew Milne-Smith

Toronto, Canada Canada Guide 2022 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Litigation: General Commercial , Dispute Resolution: Class Action (Defence)
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Litigation: General Commercial - Ontario

Band 4

Matthew Milne-Smith continues to impress with his handling of notable single-plaintiff, class action and appellate disputes. He operates out of the firm's Toronto office.
"I think very highly of him, particularly his ability to understand complex damages cases." "Matthew Milne-Smith is a spectacular litigator."
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Dispute Resolution: Class Action (Defence) - Nationwide - Canada

Band 4

Matthew Milne-Smith is a recognised Toronto-based litigator with wide-ranging disputes experience, most notably in competition class actions acting for major names in the aviation and pharmaceutical sectors.
"I think very highly of him, particularly his ability to understand complex damages cases."
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A partner in the litigation practice, Matthew acts for significant public companies, private corporations and major Crown agencies on a wide range of civil litigation matters, including commercial disputes, complex class actions, securities disputes, constitutional challenges, insolvency proceedings and novel tort claims. He acts before a variety of courts and tribunals, including as trial counsel, and in numerous precedent-setting appeals before the Ontario Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada. Matthew has enjoyed particular success in obtaining summary dismissal of actions against his clients. His reported cases include leading decisions in the areas of class actions, securities litigation, enforcement of foreign judgments, insolvency, freedom of speech, and solicitors’ duty of loyalty. Matthew clerked for the Honourable Mr. Justice Frank Iacobucci of the Supreme Court of Canada from 1999 to 2000. Select Recognition: Chambers Canada; Benchmark Canada; The Legal 500 Canada; The Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada; Lexpert Special Edition: Litigation; The Best Lawyers in Canada; Who’s Who Legal: Litigation.

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Matthew Milne-Smith

Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

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