Peter Griffin
Managing Partner

Lenczner Slaght Royce Smith Griffin LLP

130 Adelaide St W, Suite 2600
Toronto, ON M5H 3P5
Phone: (416) 865-2921
Fax: (416) 865-3558

Founding partner. Peter is recognized by his peers as one of the top litigators in Canada. He has also been recognized by Who’s Who Legal, Lexpert®, Chambers & Partners, Best Lawyers, Benchmark and Practical Law Company for his extraordinary litigation work. Peter has been recognized as one of the 100 most creative lawyers in Canada, as well as one of Canada's Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers in corporate-commercial law. He has extensive experience in complex cross-border litigation, especially as it relates to class proceedings and insolvency and restructuring. He also represents clients in arbitration and alternative dispute resolution proceedings and acts as an arbitrator in commercial disputes. He regularly advises the boards of national and multinational companies. He is Past President of The Advocates’ Society and a Fellow, and Provincial Chair, of the American College of Trial Lawyers. He is constantly sought out as an expert speaker on advocacy, shareholder disputes, class actions, professional liability and insolvency and restructuring.

Year Called to the Bar:1980 (ON)
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Insolvency & Financial Restructuring - Insolvency Litigation
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