Firm Profile > Woods LLP > Montreal, Canada

Woods LLP

Dispute resolution

Litigation boutique Woods LLP is recognized for its consistent presence in complex and high-stakes litigation and arbitration. The Montreal-based firm is experienced across the full scope of contentious matters, with notable expertise in class actions, insolvency claims and professional liability. James Woods Ad E ranks among Quebec’s most accomplished litigators.

Leading individuals

WOODS LLP is the foremost litigation, arbitration and insolvency firm in Canada, recognized nationally and internationally for its expertise and success. The firm acts in all manner of disputes where the stakes are high and the outcome is of vital importance to its clients and their businesses. The team of formidable attorneys – multilingual, trained in the civil law and common law, dedicated to understanding its clients’ interests and devoted to successful advocacy – is known for developing winning strategies and delivering concrete results. It is proud of the reputation for having the talent and drive to handle even the largest and most complex disputes, while remaining at all times highly flexible, responsive and efficient. The practice reflects the breadth and diversity of disputes that arise in the business world. It acts for governments, public and private companies and individuals in all manner of corporate and commercial litigation, before all levels of courts and tribunals in Canada, including in disputes relating to corporate liability and governance, directors’ and officers’ liability, shareholders’ or other stakeholders’ disputes, public-private partnerships, securities litigation and generally in matters concerning the interpretation and performance of complex commercial agreements. The firm also boasts an important insolvency practice and a dedicated international arbitration practice, representing clients and serving as arbitrators in international commercial and investment arbitrations.

Department Name Email Telephone
Complex commercial cases
Insolvency and creditors’ rights
Contractual disputes
Professional liability
Injunction proceedings
Administrative and regulatory litigation
Termination of employment
Class actions
Corporate and securities litigation
International arbitration
Competition disputes
International law
Photo Name Position Profile
Ms Caroline Biron  photo Ms Caroline Biron
Mr Bogdan Catanu  photo Mr Bogdan Catanu
Ms Marie-Louise Delisle  photo Ms Marie-Louise Delisle
Mr Stephen Drymer  photo Mr Stephen Drymer
Mr Patrick Ouellet  photo Mr Patrick Ouellet
Mr Richard Vachon  photo Mr Richard Vachon
Mr Sylvain Vauclair  photo Mr Sylvain Vauclair
Mr James A. Woods  photo Mr James A. Woods
Ms Sarah Woods  photo Ms Sarah Woods
Number of Partners : 10
Number of Other Fee-Earners : 24
American Bar Association (ABA)
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)
Chambers & Partners
American Bankruptcy Institute
Association of Trial Lawyers of America
IBA (International Bar Association)
INSOL International
Law Society of England and Wales
London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA)
Contacts : Caroline Biron