A busy week for Miller Thomson before the Commercial List

Firm involved in five cases, with one partner representing BMO in three actions

A busy week for Miller Thomson before the Commercial List
Law firms appearing for the week ending October 7, 2022

Miller Thomson partners Paul Morrison, Kevin Sherkin, and Tony Van Klink led the charge in a busy week for their firm in Commercial List court this week.

Miller Thomson appeared in five cases

Paul Morrison, partner, represented plaintiffs M. Khalid and several others in Khalid, as beneficiary of the M.S. Khalid Family Trust et al v. ICICI Bank Canada. Morrison’s practice includes complex corporate and commercial litigation, including class action litigation, securities litigation, competition litigation, insolvency litigation, professional liability, products liability, and domestic and international arbitration.

Kevin Sherkin, partner, represented plaintiff C. Coppola and one other in Coppola et al v. The Estate of Silvio Marsili. Sherkin’s practice focuses primarily on commercial litigation, with expertise in construction matters, shareholder disputes, real estate-related litigation and breach of trust claims.

Tony van Klink, partner, represented the Bank of Montreal in three cases Bank of Montreal v. Shams Bros Pharmacy Inc., Bank of Montreal v. Lake Trading Newcastle Inc., and Bank of Montreal v. Lake Trading Goderich Inc. Van Klink practices insolvency and restructuring law and related commercial litigation, focusing on receiverships, bankruptcies, enforcement of security agreements, commercial debt recovery, and CCAA proceedings.

Gowling WLG in two cases

Nicholas Kluge, partner, represented respondent Johnson Controls BE Ltd. in PCL Constructors Canada Inc. v. Johnson Controls BE Ltd. as general partner on behalf of Johnson Controls Canada LP. Kluge’s practice focuses on product liability defence, class actions, insolvency, financial services and capital markets litigation, including representing Canadian and multinational corporations in significant consumer, corporate and commercial litigation and cross-border restructurings.

Kavi Sivasothy, associate, represented plaintiff Karl Storz Endoscopy Canada Ltd. in Karl Storz Endoscopy Canada Ltd. v. 10474746 Canada Limited et al. Sivasothy is an associate at Gowling WLG with interest in commercial and business litigation.

Loopstra Nixon in court twice

Christopher Lee, partner, represented applicant M. Marsili in Marsili v. 438056 Ontario Limited et al and defendant The Estate of Silvio Marsili in Coppola et al v. The Estate of Silvio Marsili. Lee’s expertise includes diverse areas such as commercial litigation, administrative law, tax litigation, construction litigation, and bankruptcy and insolvency.

RZCD Law  partner represented related respondents in two cases

Craig Lewis, partner, represented respondent Lake Trading Goderich Inc. in Bank of Montreal v. Lake Trading Goderich Inc. and respondent Lake Trading Newcastle Inc. in Bank of Montreal v. Lake Trading Newcastle Inc. Lewis’ practice involves labour and employment law, commercial litigation, family law, and mediation.

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