50 WeirFoulds lawyers have been recognized in Best Lawyers in Canada and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch
WeirFoulds congratulates 42 of our lawyers on being recognized in the 2023 edition of Best Lawyers in Canada, and eight of our associates and partners on being recognized in the […]
Best Lawyers in Canada recognizes 50 WeirFoulds lawyers in 2022 edition including the new Best Lawyers Ones to Watch category
WeirFoulds congratulates 45 of our lawyers on being recognized in the 2022 edition of Best Lawyers in Canada and five of our senior associates on being recognized in the Best […]
Webinar: Commercial Litigation – Professionalism Issues in a Virtual World
In this webinar some of our commercial litigators discuss Professionalism Issues in a Virtual World (tailored for small firms and sole practitioners). Topics and speakers include: Panel 1: Ethical and […]
Webinar Series: Beware of Boilerplate
The WeirFoulds Commercial Litigation Group presents a series of webinars based on a highly popular previous client seminar entitled “Beware of Boilerplate: What you need to know about common contract […]
WeirFoulds represents Crédit Mutuel Equity in $30 million investment deal in Care Health Group
On December 3, 2019, it was announced that Crédit Mutuel Equity, one of the largest banking groups in France, invested $30 million in the independent pharmacy chain, Care Health Group, […]
Webinar: Exclusion of Liability Clauses
In this webinar, Michael Statham and Caitlin Steven discuss the enforceability of exclusion of liability clauses. An exclusion clause is a provision in a commercial contract intended to exclude or […]
40 lawyers from WeirFoulds recognized in Best Lawyers in Canada 2020
WeirFoulds congratulates 40 of our lawyers on being recognized in the 2020 edition of Best Lawyers in Canada. We have proudly earned 63 rankings in 23 specialty areas – a […]
The Final Skirmish in the Trillium Class Action: Class Counsel’s Charge With Respect to Fees and Disbursements Trumps GM’s Prior Perfected Security Interest
One of the few Ontario class actions to proceed through trial to judgment and subsequent appeals, the Trillium Motor World Ltd. (“Trillium”) v. General Motors of Canada Company (“GM”) and […]
Libel Tourism and Forum Shopping: The Supreme Court of Canada Applies the Van Breda Test to an Internet Defamation Claim
In Haaretz.com v. Goldhar, a decision released on June 6, 2018, the Supreme Court of Canada confronted the array of thorny analytical and practical issues raised by multijurisdictional defamation claims. […]
“Entrepreneurial” Class Plaintiff Hit With $1 Million Costs Award
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.
Michael Statham discusses Canadian securities class actions with Corporate Disputes Magazine
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.
Benchmark Canada Recognizes Eight WeirFoulds Lawyers
WeirFoulds is pleased to announce that eight partners have been listed in the 4th edition of Benchmark Canada, the Guide to Canada’s Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys.
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.
New Leadership Announcements
WeirFoulds LLP is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Statham, a member of the firm’s Management Committee, as Managing Partner effective January 1, 2013. Mr. Statham joined WeirFoulds after […]