Lexpert Special Edition - Canada's Leading Litigation Lawyers

The Lexpert Special Edition - Canada's Leading Litigation Lawyers (Lexpert Special Edition – Litigation) profiles Lexpert-ranked lawyers in several areas of business-related litigation. Also included are feature articles on the latest developments in commercial and securities litigation, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution.  Click here for the digital edition.

Lexpert Special Edition – Litigation profiles Lexpert-ranked lawyers in several areas of business-related litigation. Also included are feature articles on the latest developments in commercial and securities litigation, arbitration and alternative dispute resolution.This year’s features include:

Words and Intentions
Landmark cases have recently broadened the courts’ ability to interpret contractual intent. Does this represent a more nuanced approach, or does it open the door to ambiguity in contract law?

Search Parameters
The SCC decision in Equustek orders Google to block a search not just in Canada, but globally. As Google turns to US courts for validation, litigators question whether the ruling oversteps jurisdiction.

Arbitral Authority
The 2017 SCC ruling in Teal reinforces the scc’s broad deference toward arbitral decisions, even when tribunals are found to have erred on questions of fact.

The Anonymous Representative
The open-court principle requires accusers to identify themselves, but new issues in data privacy and health care are challenging the courts to consider broadening the use of anonymity in class actions.