Norwich Orders Across Borders: Obtaining third party discovery in Canada

By Marie-Andrée Vermette & Nikiforos Iatrou Lexpert® 2010 Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-border Litigation Lawyers in Canada

The Norwich remedy can turn an otherwise innocent bystander into the key actor who may determine whether a cause of action will be litigated or, indeed, whether a cause of action even exists. Once only rarely used, these types of orders are gaining traction in Canada and worldwide.