Babin Bessner Spry continues in 202-million-dollar case

Miller Thomson had most commercial case appearances this week

Babin Bessner Spry continues in 202-million-dollar case

Babin Bessner Spry represented plaintiff in a $202 million case this week. Miller Thomson LLP also had the most commercial case appearances this week.

The most notable commercial case this week was Cerieco Canada Corp. v Mizrahi et al with a concerned amount of $202 million. Babin Bessner Spry partner Cynthia Spry represented the plaintiff.

Miller Thomson LLP appeared in five cases this week.

Larry Ellis, partner, represented applicant Inscape Corporation and two others in Inscape Corporation et al. Ellis has extensive experience in both the litigation and commercial aspects of corporate restructurings, bankruptcies, receiverships, workouts and enforcement of creditors' rights and remedies.

Paul Morrison, partner, represented plaintiff Khalid, as beneficiary of the M.S. Khalid Family Trust and several others in Khalid, as beneficiary of the M.S. Khalid Family Trust et al v ICICI Bank Canada. Morrison’s experience 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.

Kaleigh Sonshine, associate, represented plaintiff Canadian Western Bank in Canadian Western Bank v 2722959 Ontario Ltd. et al, Canadian Western Bank v D’Angelo, and Canadian Western Bank v Runaghan. Sonshine’s broad expertise representing clients on business disputes among shareholders and partners, lease and mortgage enforcement, directors' negligence, professional negligence, contractual disputes, and debtor/creditor matters.

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

Ryan Morris, partner, represented applicant M in M v R and applicant Gamesquare Esports Inc in Gamesquare Esports Inc. Morris’ practice focuses on corporate, transactional, securities and broker/dealer litigation, regulatory proceedings, and class actions.  

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP appeared in two cases this week.

Aaron Blumenfeld, partner, represented respondent M. Rubner and one other in Rubner et al v Kalber Developments Incorporated et al. Blumenfeld’s broad litigation practice, representing clients in disputes concerning fraud, intellectual property, estates, insolvencies, securities and other commercial matters.

Ira Nishisato, partner, represented plaintiff Vivendi Ticketing U.S. LLC in Vivendi Ticketing U.S. LLC v Up in Code Inc. et al. Nishisato’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, commercial fraud, investigations, cybersecurity and information technology litigation, intellectual property litigation, and international disputes.

Chaitons LLP appeared in two cases this week.

Stephen Schwartz, partner, represented defendants A. Jinnah and several others in Medi Group Incorporated et al v Silver Streams Homes (Puccini) et al. Schwartz has extensive experience in shareholder and partnership disputes, construction and real property litigation, condominium disputes, employment litigation, professional negligence and franchise disputes.

Christopher Staples, partner, represented applicant Bank of Montreal in Bank of Montreal v Spektrum Glasses Ltd. Staples’ principal focus is on estate, banking and mortgage litigation.

Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP appeared in two cases this week.

Jonathan Wansbrough, partner, represented respondent S. St. John and several others in Yroo Inc. et al v st. John et al. Wansbrough’s litigation practice is focused on securities litigation, regulatory enforcement and director and officer liability matters.

Daniel Richer, associate, represented applicant IS5 Communications Inc. in IS5 Communications Inc. Richer practises in the areas of insolvency law and real property litigation.

McMillan LLP appeared in two cases this week.

Brad Hanna, partner, represented defendant MPX Bioceutical ULC and one other in Ninth Square Capital Corporation v Ianthus Capital Holdings Inc. et al. Hanna’s practice focuses on complex corporate commercial litigation.

Guneev Bhinder, associate, represented applicant Tianjin Dinghui Hongjun Equity Investment Partnership (Limited Partnership) in Tianjin Dinghui Hongjun Equity Investment Partnership (Limited Partnership) v Du et al. Bhinder has a broad commercial litigation practice with a focus on complex disputes in banking and finance, securities litigation, arbitration and corporate governance and insolvency matters.

Stikeman Elliott LLP appeared in two cases this week.

Alexander Rose, partner, represented defendant MPX International Corporation in Ninth Square Capital Corporation v Ianthus Capital Holdings Inc. et al. Rose’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, including securities litigation; litigation relating to oppression, takeover bids, proxy contests and other types of shareholder disputes; arbitration; and restructuring and insolvency proceedings.

Eliot Kolers, partner, represented applicant Shopify Inc. in Shopify Inc. v Mo Raquib Farooqui Hedge Fund Bankers Law Corporation et al. Kolers has vast expertise in the areas of corporate commercial litigation, class actions, securities litigation, and competition litigation matters.

Torys LLP appeared in two cases this week.

Alexandra Shelley, senior associate, represented applicant Waterloo Brewing Ltd. in Waterloo Brewing Ltd. and applicant Noranda Income Fund in Noranda Income Fund et al. Shelley’s practice focuses on litigation and dispute resolution in a variety of areas, including complex commercial disputes, securities, construction, and real estate.

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