Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Stikeman Elliott litigators bring unmatched technical expertise and an unwavering focus on the interests of our clients to every file. We approach each matter with a clear understanding of the ultimate business objectives of our clients which enables us to design and aggressively pursue a litigation strategy that achieves those objectives, whether by way of a successful outcome in court or a favourable settlement.

Drawing upon the unparalleled subject matter expertise of the Group as well as experts across the firm – from product liability to securities regulation - we provide a range of alternative litigation strategies, always with the understanding that decisions about approach need to be the result of consultation with and decisions made by clients.

Members of the Litigation & Dispute Resolution Group are regularly retained to act on a wide range of proceedings, from injunction applications to complex trials and appeals at all levels of provincial and federal courts, and the Supreme Court of Canada, as well as the full spectrum of regulatory tribunals. We have also earned a reputation as cross-border specialists, working in collaborative teams with lawyers and experts from other jurisdictions on multijurisdictional lawsuits, ensuring the Canadian piece of litigation fits into the global legal strategy.

Our Expertise

  • Commercial contracts
  • Competition/antitrust matters
  • Constitutional and administrative law matters
  • Consumer protection
  • Defamation
  • Directors' and officers' liability
  • Fraud
  • Human rights
  • Medical devices
  • Professional negligence
  • Real estate and construction
  • Regulatory matters
  • Securities regulators
  • Chambers Canada 2020 for Dispute Resolution: Class Action (Defence)
  • Litigation Law Firm of the Year - Chambers Canada Awards 2019
  • Chambers Global 2019 for Dispute Resolution - Canada
  • Competition Litigation Firm of the Year  - Benchmark Canada Awards 2019
  • Quebec Firm of the Year - Benchmark Canada Awards 2018
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