The threat of a class action requires a quick and strategic response to diminish exposure and minimize the risk to a company’s reputation and financial security.
Farris acts as defence counsel for clients facing potential or certified class proceedings, by providing knowledgeable and experienced advice specific to the businesses and industries involved. Clients in telecommunications, automobile and medical implant manufacturing, payroll lending, banking, and government have relied on Farris.
Our litigators are at the leading edge of developing issues in the class action field with extensive experience in product liability, competition/antitrust and security breach cases. As overlapping claims are often pursued in multiple provinces, we have substantial experience in identifying and addressing jurisdictional issues that can arise and in co-ordinating the defence of national class actions in multiple forums.
We have represented clients at all levels of court and have special expertise in those cases involving the intersection between class actions and arbitration.