WeirFoulds congratulates the 42 lawyers who have been recognized in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada, and the 10 lawyers who have been recognized in the Best […]
In Lipson v Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP, 2019 ONSC 5483, 148 O.R. (3d) 146, a class action by investors against a law firm, Justice Perell revisits the law of […]
WeirFoulds LLP is delighted to announce that we have been listed in the Top 10 Ontario Regional Firms feature in the July/August edition of Canadian Lawyer Inhouse magazine as determined […]
Among our 34 lawyers listed in the 2019 edition of Best Lawyers® in Canada are seasoned litigators Clare Burns and Bryan Finlay, who are also recognized as Toronto “Lawyers of […]
WeirFoulds is pleased to announce that Bryan Finlay, Q.C. was awarded The Advocates’ Society Medal at a gala dinner on February 2019. The Advocates’ Society Medal is the highest expression […]
In Yip v. HSBC Holdings plc, a decision released on November 20, 2017, Justice Perell awarded partial indemnity costs of $1 million to defendants that had succeeded, on jurisdictional and forum conveniens grounds, in defeating a proposed shareholder class action.
WeirFoulds Managing Partner Michael Statham is a featured panelist in a discussion of Canadian Securities Class Action Litigation in Oct-Dec 2017 issue of Corporate Disputes Magazine.
WeirFoulds is pleased to announce that 27 of our lawyers have been listed in the 2017 edition of Best Lawyers® in Canada. WeirFoulds has proudly earned 45 rankings in 21 […]
WeirFoulds is proud to announce that litigation partner Marie-Andrée Vermette has been elected a Director of The Advocates’ Society. The Board of Directors is responsible for managing and supervising the activities and affairs of The Advocates’ Society. Marie-Andrée will also be a member of some of the Society’s Standing Committees.
In recent years, Canadian competition class-action jurisprudence has tilted in plaintiffs’ favor. Canadian courts have recognized low thresholds for certification and allowed certification of indirect purchaser class-action lawsuits. This trend […]
Marie-Andrée Vermette Discusses Trillium Motor World Class Action against GM Canada and Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP with Canadian Lawyer Inhouse
Marie-Andrée Vermette, partner at WeirFoulds LLP, discussed the recent decision in the Trillium Motor World class action against GM Canada and Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP with Canadian Lawyer Inhouse. […]
WeirFoulds Acts as Co-counsel for Trillium Motor World in Class Action against GM Canada and Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
On Wednesday, July 8, 2015, Justice Thomas McEwen released his highly-anticipated judgment following the class action trial in Trillium Motor World Ltd. v. General Motors of Canada Limited and Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP.
Twenty-one WeirFoulds lawyers have been recognized by their colleagues in an annual peer-review survey and named to the 2013 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada, one of the most […]
Environmental Contamination Nuisance Strict Liability Application of Limitation Period in Class Actions
2011 ONCA 613 (Released September 27, 2011) Franchise – Arthur Wishart Act – Disclosure Document – One-year Term – Franchise Fee In this decision, the Court of Appeal for Ontario […]