Mr Matthew Fleming > Dentons > Toronto, Canada > Lawyer Profile

Dentons
77 KING STREET WEST
SUITE 400
TORONTO, ONTARIO M5K 0A1
Canada

Work Department

Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Position

Matthew Fleming is a partner in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution group of Dentons’ Toronto office and is the Co-Lead of the firm’s global Financial Services Litigation Group.

Career

Matthew’s practice focuses on commercial litigation, including securities litigation, class actions and professional liability matters.

Matthew has represented financial institutions, accounting firms, manufacturers, retailers and natural resource companies in a wide variety of commercial litigation matters, including shareholder disputes, proxy fights, contested takeover bids and regulatory investigations. He also advises and represents clients engaged in domestic and commercial arbitration, as well as auditor liability, administrative and judicial review proceedings and product liability cases. He has appeared before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (including the Commercial List), the Court of Appeal for Ontario, the Federal Court, the Federal Court of Appeal, the Ontario Securities Commission and the tribunals of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario.

Matthew regularly speaks and publishes on securities litigation, corporate governance and director and officer liability matters. He volunteers as a mentor to new immigrants to Canada under the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council Mentorship Program and to high school students under the LAWS Mentoring Program. He is also the past-Chair and a member of the firm’s Student Committee.

Languages

English

Memberships

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Ontario Bar Association
  • Member, The Advocates’ Society
  • Associate Member, American Bar Association

Education

University of Ottawa, 2002, LL.B. University of Ottawa, 1999, B.Sc. (Hons.), Political Science

Lawyer Rankings

Canada > Dispute resolution: Alberta

Dentons, one of the largest firms globally, enjoys an active presence across Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario and Quebec, operating across a varied spectrum of corporate, white-collar, financial services, banking, insurance and healthcare disputes, among many others. Gordon Tarnowsky is one of the market’s most seasoned energy and oil and gas specialists and works from the Calgary office alongside co-head of the national practice, Rachel Howie, who is principally active within the mining, natural resources and energy sectors. In Toronto, Matthew Fleming has forged a prominent reputation for class action, professional and product liability, regulatory and securities-related disputes meanwhile Vancouver-based Emma Irving, an up-and-coming partner, is acclaimed for her work on contract and transactional litigation, class actions and personal injury defence. At the Montreal office, local practice head Margaret Weltrowska holds distinct expertise in franchising litigation and is supported by Erica Shadeed, a senior associate with notable experience in insurance, general commercial, consumer protection and regulatory disputes.

Canada > Dispute resolution: Quebec

Dentons, one of the largest firms globally, enjoys an active presence across Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario and Quebec, operating across a varied spectrum of corporate, white-collar, financial services, banking, insurance and healthcare disputes, among many others. Gordon Tarnowsky is one of the market’s most seasoned energy and oil and gas specialists and works from the Calgary office alongside co-head of the national practice, Rachel Howie, who is principally active within the mining, natural resources and energy sectors. In Toronto, Matthew Fleming has forged a prominent reputation for class action, professional and product liability, regulatory and securities-related disputes meanwhile Vancouver-based Emma Irving, an up-and-coming partner, is acclaimed for her work on contract and transactional litigation, class actions and personal injury defence. At the Montreal office, local practice head Margaret Weltrowska holds distinct expertise in franchising litigation and is supported by Erica Shadeed, a senior associate with notable experience in insurance, general commercial, consumer protection and regulatory disputes.

Canada > Dispute resolution: British Columbia

Dentons, one of the largest firms globally, enjoys an active presence across Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario and Quebec, operating across a varied spectrum of corporate, white-collar, financial services, banking, insurance and healthcare disputes, among many others. Gordon Tarnowsky is one of the market’s most seasoned energy and oil and gas specialists and works from the Calgary office alongside co-head of the national practice, Rachel Howie, who is principally active within the mining, natural resources and energy sectors. In Toronto, Matthew Fleming has forged a prominent reputation for class action, professional and product liability, regulatory and securities-related disputes meanwhile Vancouver-based Emma Irving, an up-and-coming partner, is acclaimed for her work on contract and transactional litigation, class actions and personal injury defence. At the Montreal office, local practice head Margaret Weltrowska holds distinct expertise in franchising litigation and is supported by Erica Shadeed, a senior associate with notable experience in insurance, general commercial, consumer protection and regulatory disputes.

Canada > Dispute resolution: Ontario

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Matthew FlemingDentons

Dentons, one of the largest firms globally, enjoys an active presence across Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario and Quebec, operating across a varied spectrum of corporate, white-collar, financial services, banking, insurance and healthcare disputes, among many others. Gordon Tarnowsky is one of the market’s most seasoned energy and oil and gas specialists and works from the Calgary office alongside co-head of the national practice, Rachel Howie, who is principally active within the mining, natural resources and energy sectors. In Toronto, Matthew Fleming has forged a prominent reputation for class action, professional and product liability, regulatory and securities-related disputes meanwhile Vancouver-based Emma Irving, an up-and-coming partner, is acclaimed for her work on contract and transactional litigation, class actions and personal injury defence. At the Montreal office, local practice head Margaret Weltrowska holds distinct expertise in franchising litigation and is supported by Erica Shadeed, a senior associate with notable experience in insurance, general commercial, consumer protection and regulatory disputes.