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BUSINESS - Injunctions

Among the firm's many significant cases in this area are the following:

  • We acted for various defendants in cross-border litigation in obtaining an order granting carriage of foreign litigation: Shaw v. Shaw, [2006] O.J. No. 1716 (S.C.J.), leave to appeal denied [2007] O.J. No. 73 (Div. Ct); and in obtaining an anti-suit injunction with respect to litigation in the U.S. even though the defendants were not parties to that litigation: Shaw v. Shaw, [2007] O.J. No. 2758 (S.C.J.).

  • We acted for the Ravelston companies in their motion for an anti-suit injunction restraining Hollinger International from bringing or maintaining any claim related to the management of the Hollinger group of companies (formerly controlled by Conrad Black) in any jurisdiction outside Ontario. Hollinger International Inc. v. Hollinger Inc. (2004), 11 C.P.C. (6th) 245 (Ont. S.C.J.).

  • We acted in one of the leading Ontario cases on the pre-trial securing and preservation of documentary evidence, known as "Anton Piller Orders". Ontario Realty Corporation v. P. Gabriele & Sons Limited et al. (2000), 50 O.R. (3d) 539 (S.C.J.).

  • We acted for one of the applicants in obtaining an interlocutory injunction that, for a period of three weeks, prevented the CBC from broadcasting a story to be aired on its Fifth Estate program. Peat Marwick Thorne v. Canadian Broadcasting Corp. (1991), 5 O.R.(3d) 747 and 759 (Gen. Div.).