Although businesses are designed to run smoothly, conflict may be unavoidable.
When that happens, our litigators act quickly to understand our clients’ businesses, to recognize and protect their immediate interests while advancing their larger strategic goals. We will assist our clients at all stages in a dispute and help them navigate through a risk analysis, settlement negotiations, mediation, litigation, and arbitration. Our experience allows us to properly identify the real issues and remedies while working towards a practical and workable resolution.
Many of the leading companies in the province turn to us for our business-minded approach to dispute resolution. We advise clients on all manner of business disputes including breach of contract claims, shareholder and partnership disputes, proxy fights, hostile take-overs, contested plans of arrangements, share valuation proceedings, officer and directory liability, commercial fraud, loans and collection matters, leases, and insurance. We have experience with cross-border issues impacting on litigation including tax, trade, enforcement and corporate governance. As needed, our litigators draw upon the wealth of business expertise in the ranks of our solicitors.
Farris litigators have been counsel on leading high profile and high-value cases; authored articles, papers and texts in the fields of commercial litigation and arbitration; and taught a variety of commercial-oriented courses.