Paliare Roland Rosenberg Rothstein LLP is a litigation boutique with vast expertise and experience. They are routinely involved in high profile cases: complex commercial litigation or class actions, professional discipline or labour disputes or public inquiries, managing the most sensitive legal issues facing all businesses, individuals, labour unions, professional regulatory bodies, academic institutions and public interest organizations. Much of their work is referred from other law firms in Ontario, across Canada and internationally.
Crawley MacKewn Brush LLP is a leading corporate and securities litigation boutique based in Toronto. We are best known for our expertise in representing clients who participate in the capital markets and financial services industry. Our named partners have been ranked nationally among the best of their peers.
Our dedicated team of lawyers has successfully represented clients in some of the most significant and high profile securities law cases in Canada. Our practice includes investigations and enforcement proceedings brought by the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC), the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) and the Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada (MFDA). We also have significant experience with cross-border investigations involving the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) and other US regulators and law enforcement agencies. Our familiarity with the Canadian securities regulators allows us to deliver practical and current advice to resolve issues in a constantly changing regulatory environment.
Our civil litigation practice has a focus on securities class action defence and corporate litigation. We act for companies, directors, officers, securities dealers, advisors, investment funds, fund managers, traders and other capital market participants in a wide range of securities class actions brought in provinces across the country. Our lawyers have extensive experience with the litigation and resolution of corporate disputes, including oppression claims, fair value applications, corporate governance and accounting issues and corporate investigations. We are frequently retained as litigation counsel to work with corporate law firms on contested shareholder meetings, takeover bids and transactions that require court approval through plans of arrangement or otherwise.
All of the lawyers at Crawley MacKewn Brush have an active commercial litigation practice. We have extensive experience with professional negligence claims involving securities industry professionals and accountants. We have litigated significant contract disputes in the courts and through a range of arbitration processes in Canada, through JAMS in the US and the Rules of the ICC. We have experience resolving a wide range of issues that arise for our clients in the business environment, including employment disputes, defamation claims and tax litigation matters.
The lawyers at Crawley MacKewn Brush are litigators first and foremost. We focus on achieving the best outcome for our clients, no matter how challenging the circumstances. We endeavour to apply and instill in all our lawyers best practices in trial advocacy and dispute resolution in order to provide professional and skilled representation that both serves and reflects well on our clients.
Polley Faith is best known for its expertise in commercial litigation and trial matters. The firm was established by Mark Polley and Andrew Faith, who after their time at McCarthy Tétrault joined the Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General as Assistant Crown Attorneys (criminal prosecutors) and acquired significant trial and courtroom experience. Having conducted hundreds of trials over the last 15 years, Mark and Andrew have not only become trusted advisors to their clients and other lawyers in the community, but they are frequently sought out by individuals, businesses (small, medium and large) and governmental regulatory bodies to take on trials, hearings and arbitrations.
While the firm has pursued a general litigation practice since its establishment in 2011, it has focused its interests on, and has become known for, litigation in the following industry sectors and areas of law: general commercial, banking and finance, securities and shareholder disputes, fraud, defamation and libel, regulated health professions, professional liability, bitcoin and cryptocurrency and estates. The firm is also known for prosecuting on behalf of various regulatory bodies, including the Law Society of Ontario and the Professional Engineers of Ontario. It is often sought out by other firms, including full-service firms to deal with conflict matters and to take on high-stakes cases for important clients.
As a result of its approach to client services, Polley Faith has grown quickly over the last ten years, increasing its client base substantially. The firm’s rapid growth is a tribute to its successful representation of a variety of different clients and its increasing profile and reputation for excellence in the community.
We succeed for our clients because we don’t stop until we find the right answer. Our team works collaboratively, leveraging diversity of style and expertise to produce better legal outcomes.
We have more experience, expertise, and success in appeals than any other lawyers in the province of Ontario.
We are strategic
We simplify the complex. We distill our cases down to their most important elements. We continually analyze the case from different angles, uncovering opportunities that tip the scales in your favour.
We are known throughout the profession and by the courts as exceptional advocates.
We are in your corner
We thrive on doing the impossible for our clients. Our job is to solve your problems and get you results, whether in or out of court. We listen to your needs. We’re committed to your case. We care about the outcome.