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Canada Ontario Litigation: Administrative & Public Law

This section covers judicial review, statutory appeals, inquiries, disciplinary proceedings and non-contentious advice on the powers and administrative functions of central and local government, and other public and regulatory bodies. It includes matters relating to competitive tendering, public procurement, environmental issues and employment and discrimination law.

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  1. Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
    Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
    Litigation: Administrative & Public Law
    Canada 2023 | Spotlight Table | 1 Years Ranked
    Blake, Cassels & Graydon is a high-profile Canadian law firm with an admirable litigation offering and a notable presence in the Ontario market. The team maintains a strong focus on disputes relating to contested M&A transactions and commercial contracts, securities and general commercial class action defence, and securities regulatory disputes. The firm is particularly active in the financial services, real estate and pharmaceutical sectors; the team has additional expertise in insolvency, trade and product liability litigation.
  2. Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
    Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
    Litigation: Administrative & Public Law
    Canada 2023 | Spotlight Table | 2 Years Ranked
    Borden Ladner Gervais has a solid service offering in the Ontario litigation market, with notable expertise in securities, fraud and banking litigation. The team fields notable experience in administrative and constitutional law matters, regularly appearing on urgent injunctions and judicial reviews, as well as novel matters such as extradition proceedings. Other areas of strength include class actions, product liability and construction litigation. Well regarded for its expertise in the financial services and energy sectors, the team also advises clients from industries such as automotive, natural resources and communications. It maintains an active presence in both Toronto and Ottawa.
  3. Lenczner Slaght
    Lenczner Slaght
    Litigation: Administrative & Public Law
    Canada 2023 | Spotlight Table | 2 Years Ranked
    Lenczner Slaght is universally recognised as a leader in the Ontario market. Based in Toronto, the firm demonstrates significant national reach and offers expertise across a wide range of industry sectors, including health care and pharmaceutical, financial services, education, transportation and information technology, as well as acting for public sector bodies. Widely viewed as a top choice for bet-the-company litigation, the team is regularly selected to handle corporate fraud cases, breach of contract and consumer claims, as well as securities and shareholder disputes. The group is further noted for its experience of professional liability, defamation, public inquiries, class actions, and restructuring and insolvency.
  4. Paliare Roland Rosenberg Rothstein LLP
    Litigation: Administrative & Public Law
    Canada 2023 | Spotlight Table | 2 Years Ranked
    Paliare Roland Rosenberg Rothstein is a highly regarded Toronto-based litigation boutique with a strong bench and a broad spectrum of expertise. The firm has a distinguished contentious public law practice, acting for associations, universities and various other public bodies on judicial reviews and other public interest disputes. The team is well equipped to handle corporate commercial litigation, as well as disputes relating to securities, fraud, bankruptcy and insolvency, labour law, product liability and employment. The group wins further recognition for its specialised class action group, offering assistance to both plaintiffs and defendants, and is additionally noted for its arbitration capabilities.
  5. Stockwoods LLP
    Litigation: Administrative & Public Law
    Canada 2023 | Spotlight Table