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Bennett Jones LLP

Robert W Staley

Toronto, Canada Global Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Dispute Resolution: Litigation
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Dispute Resolution: Litigation - Canada

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Robert Staley is a tremendously well-regarded commercial litigator with an active practice representing clients in shareholder disputes and securities class actions. Sources characterise him as "extremely smart, highly tactical and aggressive," with one saying: "We call him in for his objectivity and experience."
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Robert's practice focuses on complex commercial and securities litigation, securities regulation, shareholder activism and class actions. Rob has extensive experience in Canadian and cross-border securities regulatory and enforcement matters, class actions, takeover bid litigation, foreign corrupt practices, appraisal and share valuation remedies, derivative actions, arrangements and the oppression remedy. He has a broad trial and appellate practice in all levels of court, including the Supreme Court of Canada, and before provincial Securities Commissions. Peer-review publications recognize him as 'absolutely first rate at examining and cross-examining witnesses', for his 'skilled handling of complex cases', his 'excellent courtroom presence', and as 'a masterful strategic thinker'.

Career

Admitted to Ontario Bar, 1987.

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LLB (University of Toronto), 1985.

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Robert W Staley

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3400 One First Canadian Place,

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Trends and Developments

Shareholders' Rights & Shareholder Activism 2020 in Canada

Authors: Robert W. Staley, Kristopher R. Hanc, Jonathan G. Bell, Tim Heneghan

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Shareholders' Rights & Shareholder Activism 2020 in Canada

Authors: Robert W. Staley, Kristopher R. Hanc, Jonathan G. Bell, Tim Heneghan

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