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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution: Ontario - ranked: tier 1

Lenczner Slaght LLP

The best litigation boutique in Canada’, Lenczner Slaght LLP impresses with its ‘wealth of knowledge and experience in dealing with complex issues’. The firm’s ‘formidably deep bench’ comprises ‘well-trained and hardworking subject matter experts’, with its heavy-hitters are singled out as ‘at the top of their game’. In particular, the ‘very tactical’ Peter Griffin is a ‘master of getting to the point quickly and effectively’ and handles a broad spread of corporate and commercial litigation, class actions, securities matters and contentious insolvency cases. Managing partner Tom Curry is also lauded, with sources commending him as a ‘wonderful performer and manager of cases, and also reassuring with clients and full of ideas’. The group can also still rely on the huge experience of  ‘superb litigators’ Ronald Slaght QC and Alan Lenczner QC. Among the younger stars, Peter Osborne is ‘very strategic, capable, calm and confident’, and Monique Jilesen is a ‘superb advocate who has all the skills’.

Leading individuals: Dispute resolution: Ontario

Alan Lenczner QC - Lenczner Slaght LLP

Peter Griffin - Lenczner Slaght LLP

Peter Osborne - Lenczner Slaght LLP

Ronald Slaght QC - Lenczner Slaght LLP

Tom Curry - Lenczner Slaght LLP

Next generation lawyers: Dispute resolution: Ontario

Monique Jilesen - Lenczner Slaght LLP

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Insurance
Insurance - ranked: tier 4

Lenczner Slaght LLP

Toronto boutique Lenczner Slaght LLP draws upon its top-tier litigation practice to cover the full scope of contentious policy, coverage and defence matters, with notable expertise in high-stakes and complex cases. Founding partner Glenn Smith leads the department alongside Nina Bombier.

Leading individuals

Glenn Smith - Lenczner Slaght LLP

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 4

Lenczner Slaght LLP

Lenczner Slaght LLP’s IP practice, in line with its signature strength, exclusively handles contentious matters. The firm is a key contender for complex and precedent-setting patent litigation and brings to bear unrivalled trial experience on biologic-related cases. Other significant areas of expertise include IT, trade secrets, copyright, trademarks and confidential information. Sana Halwani is the name to note. Andrew Skodyn and Melanie Baird joined Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP.

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Labour and employment
Labour and employment - ranked: tier 5

Lenczner Slaght LLP

Lenczner Slaght LLP’s focus on contentious work translates to a steady stream of  high-stakes labour and employment disputes — it also provides guidance on strategy and policy with a view to reduce litigation risk. Among Matthew Sammon’s recent files, he advised on a complex confidential information case.

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Restructuring and insolvency
Restructuring and insolvency - ranked: tier 4

Lenczner Slaght LLP

A strong choice for contentious mandates, Lenczner Slaght LLP is ‘at the top of the game from a litigation perspective and can hold its own with the best of them’. Peter Griffin, ‘a leader in any area he chooses to practise in’, recently advised on an application to appoint a receiver. Key contact Peter Osborne is ‘bright and creative, while remaining pragmatic and likeable’.

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