40 King St W, Suite 5800, Scotia Plaza, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1984 (ON)
Douglas Best has a broad commercial litigation practice. He is a national leader at Miller Thomson in corporate fraud asset recovery. His practice has a particular emphasis on corporate fraud both domestically and internationally and general contractual claims and disputes. Acting predominantly for corporations for more than 30 years, Doug has gained considerable knowledge and expertise in a wide range of industries including transportation, real estate and financial services. Doug also has particular expertise in various injunction-type proceedings including those relating to the identification, preservation, and quick recovery of assets: Mareva injunctions, Anton Piller and Norwich orders. Doug is also a certified and practising mediator, and has completed Harvard Law School’s Mediating Disputes program. Doug is results-oriented and is committed to providing well-reasoned counsel. He has also written and spoken on various issues over the course of his career, most notably for the transportation industry on defending claims against carriers, and for domestic and international clients seeking to recover assets taken in fraudulent circumstances. A senior partner at the firm, Doug was previously Miller Thomson’s General Counsel and a member of its National Executive Committee.