Simon Coval is a leading commercial litigation lawyer, with 75 cases noted on the BC Court’s website plus many arbitration and regulatory hearings. Prominent Canadian businesses and individuals retain him for disputes involving contracts, real estate, economic torts, injunctions, companies and partnerships, civil fraud and white-collar crime. He is ranked as a leading litigator by Lexpert®, Benchmark, Best Lawyers, and Chambers, who describe him as "well regarded for the strength and scope of his business litigation practice. Sources consider him to be ‘one of the best in the city'". As a member of the Firm’s National Litigation Management Team and Manager of our Vancouver Litigation Group, Simon bases his litigation strategy on the client’s business goals. Simon has a broad commercial litigation practice and his clients run the gamut from pro bono cases to prominent businesses such as Canadian Pacific Railway Company, VanCity, and Imperial Parking who have hired him for major litigation on a repeat basis. He has prosecuted and defended numerous major fraud, contract, misrepresentation, fiduciary duty and injunction cases in trials, arbitration and regulatory hearings. Simon is a lecturer on real estate and commercial leasing issues, including a coordinator of the CLE BC course.
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Litigation - Corporate Commercial