Commercial litigation

Commercial litigation

At some point, most businesses will need to resolve a dispute. Often there are imminent risks and a threat of financial loss that need to be addressed speedily.

Commercial litigation generally involves disputes arising from business activities. These can include contractual disputes, like breach of contract; partnership or joint venture disputes; class actions; business dissolutions; debt collection actions; consumer fraud and consumer protection issues; breach of fiduciary duty allegations; and shareholder issues.

Our lawyers will assess your situation and recommend the best way to resolve the matter. An approach that makes commercial sense and ensures a speedy process and the best favourable outcome.

Litigation can be lengthy and, if it can be avoided, we’ll make use of alternative dispute resolution methods, such as mediation or arbitration. If litigation is unavoidable, we’ll do everything in our power to ensure the process moves along swiftly and is resolved in the best possible way.

We also assist with disputes that involve commercial or residential evictions.

Litigation refers to legal proceedings between two parties to resolve a dispute, or to enforce or defend a legal right in a court of law. Both parties are usually represented by attorneys. The parties may terminate proceedings at any point if they have reached an agreement. If not, then a judge will rule on the matter.

Mediation is a process where a mediator assists the disputing parties to explore areas of compromise and provide options to resolve their dispute.

Arbitration is a procedure in which the parties agree to submit their dispute to an arbitrator who can make a binding decision on their dispute.