233-million-dollar commercial case continues with Bennett Jones, Polley Faith this week

Marks and Clerk appeared in another multimillion-dollar case

233-million-dollar commercial case continues with Bennett Jones, Polley Faith this week
Law firms appearing for the week ending October 15, 2022

Bennett Jones and Polley Faith represented parties in a $233 million commercial case heard this week. Marks & Clerk also appeared for a $30 million case this week. Bennett Jones and Osler Hoskin & Harcourt also had the most commercial court appearances this week.

Two million-dollar commercial cases heard this week

The most notable commercial case heard this week is Shanghai Lianyin Investment Co., Ltd. v Lu et al with a concerned amount of $233 million. Bennett Jones LLP associate Shaan Tolani represented the plaintiffs. Polley Faith partner Andrew Faith represented several respondents. The other respondents appear to be unrepresented.

Another notable commercial case is Bell Canada et al v Kaczmarek with a concerned amount of $30 million. Marks & Clerk Canada partner Amrita Singh represented the plaintiffs. The respondent appears to be unrepresented.

Bennett Jones LLP appeared in three cases this week.

Joseph Blinick, partner, represented applicant Mimi’s Rock Corp. in Mimi's Rock Corp. v Fitlife Brands, Inc. Blinick’s litigation practice focuses on corporate commercial disputes, securities litigation, class actions, and bankruptcy and insolvency matters.

Joshua Foster, associate, represented applicant Trichome Financial Corp. and several others in Trichome Financial Corp. et al. Foster’s general corporate commercial law practice focuses on restructuring and insolvency.

Shaan Tolani, associate, represented plaintiff Shanghai Lianyin Investment Co., Ltd. in Shanghai Lianyin Investment Co., Ltd. v Lu et al. Tolani’s general litigation practice focuses on corporate and commercial disputes.

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP appeared in three cases this week.

Christopher Naudie, partner, represented plaintiff Tridelta Investment Counsel Inc. and several others in Tridelta Investment Counsel Inc. et al v GTA Mixed-Use Developments GP Inc. et al. Naudie’s corporate and commercial litigation focuses on class action defense and cross-border litigation.

Jessica Habib, associate, represented P. Pallotta and one other in Pallotta et al v Cengarle. Habib maintains a broad civil and commercial litigation practice, focusing on class action defense, securities litigation, and cross-border disputes.

Jayne Cooke, associate, represented applicant Freshii Inc. in Freshii Inc. Cooke was recently admitted to the Ontario bar in 2021.

Adair Goldblatt Bieber appeared in two cases this week.

John Adair, partner, represented respondent GTA Mixed-Use Developments GP Inc. and several others in Tridelta Investment Counsel Inc. et al v GTA Mixed-Use Developments GP Inc. et al. Adair’s practice includes commercial litigation, partnership disputes, professional negligence, and estate litigation, among others.

Simon Bieber, partner, represented plaintiff Kingsdale Shareholder Services Inc. in Kingsdale Shareholder Services Inc. v Freedman et al. Bieber’s practice focuses on commercial/corporate litigation, class actions, directors and officers liability, and professional negligence, among others.

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP appeared in two cases this week.

Ryan Morris, partner, represented applicant ICPEI Holdings Inc. in ICPEI Holdings Inc. Morris’ practice focuses on corproate, transactional, securiites, and broker/dealer litigation, among others.

Emily Hazlett, associate, represented defendant Lloyd’s Canada Inc. and one other in Workman Optometry Professional Corporation et al v Aviva Insurance Company of Canada et al. Hazlett’s practice includes complex commercial litigation and class action defense.

Miller Thomson LLP appeared in two cases this week.

Kyla Mahar, partner, represented applicant Marshallzehr Group Inc. in Marshallzehr Group Inc. et al v Applewood Marketplace Inc. Mahar’s practice focuses on corporate restructuring, insolvency, recapitalizations and refinancing, among others.

James Zibarras, partner, represented defendant X. Chen and several others in Yan et al v Chen et al. Zibarras has extensive experience in civil litigation.

Paliare Roland Rosenberg Rothstein LLP appeared in two cases this week.

Jeffrey Larry, partner, represented respondent S. McLaren in Dietrich v McLaren. Larry has extensive experience in complex commercial, securities, and insolvency litigation.

Tina Lie, partner, represented applicant Lisa Kerbel in her personal capacity and as trustee of the estate of Joel Jay Kerbel in Lisa Kerbel in her personal capacity and as trustee of the estate of Joel Jay Kerbel v Morris Kerbel Holdings Limited et al. Lie’s practice focuses on commercial litigation, employment law, and administrative law.

Torkin Manes LLP appeared in two cases this week.

Tanisha Tulloch, partner, represented plaintiff S. Sandhu in Sandhu v 2746358 Ontario Inc. et al. Tulloch’s practice includes all aspects of estate, trust, capacity, fiduciary and power attorney disputes and guardianship issues.

Jeffrey Simpson, partner, represented respondent Hockeyshot Inc. in Pivot Financial I Limited Partnership v Hockeyshot Inc. Simpson’s practice includes shareholder’s disputes, receivership law, and reorganization proceedings.

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