Bennett Jones and Fogler, Rubinoff act in $16-million commercial case

Commercial list appearances include Miller Thomson, Minden Gross, Dentons, Dickinson Wright, Torys

Bennett Jones and Fogler, Rubinoff act in $16-million commercial case

Heer Law represented plaintiffs in a multimillion-dollar case, while Miller Thomson, Minden Gross, Dentons, Dickinson Wright, Torys, Chaitons, and Drudi, Alexiou, Kuchar also made appearances in commercial list matters this week.

The week’s most notable commercial case was the $80-million case 7572042 Canada Inc. et al v The Bank of Nova Scotia. Here, Annette Latoszewska, an intellectual property lawyer at Heer Law, represented 7572042 Canada Inc. and 16 other plaintiffs. The defendant Bank of Nova Scotia appeared to be unrepresented.

The next most notable commercial case was the $16.1-million case 7539088 Canada Inc. et al v Slattery et al. Here, Bennett Jones LLP partner Nathan Shaheen represented 7539088 Canada Inc. and one other plaintiff, while Fogler, Rubinoff LLP partner Milton Davis represented Merk Investments Ltd. and two other defendants. 1690682 Ontario Inc. and three other defendants appeared to be unrepresented.

A third notable commercial case was the $11-million case Kauffman v Fazari et al. Here, Minden Gross LLP partner Raymond Slattery represented plaintiff Chris Kauffman. Miller Thomson LLP partner James Zibarras represented Cesare Fazari and two other defendants. 55 Towne Centre Hoodings Inc. and five other defendants appeared to be unrepresented.

Miller Thomson LLP appeared in four cases this week.

Apart from working on Kauffman v Fazari et al, Zibarras represented 2380523 Ontario Inc and nine other defendants in Yan et al v Chen et al. He advises clients on a wide range of civil litigation matters.

Kevin Sherkin, partner, represented Queen St. 1501 Inc. and one other respondent in Kauffman v Queen St. 1501 Inc. et al. His practice focuses on commercial litigation.

F. Paul Morrison, partner, represented M.S. Khalid Family Trust and three other plaintiffs in Khalid, as Beneficiary of the M.S. Khalid Family Trust et al v Icici Bank Canada. He acts as counsel in complex corporate and commercial litigation.

Fogler, Rubinoff LLP appeared in three cases this week.

Apart from working on 7539088 Canada Inc. et al v Slattery et al, Davis represented applicant Piya Jittalan in Jittalan v Reflourish Capital Limited et al. He practises in the area of commercial litigation.

Robert Macdonald, partner, represented Sachin Arora and one other respondent in Kher v Arora et al. He has a general civil and commercial litigation practice.

Minden Gross LLP appeared in three cases this week.

Slattery acted for the same plaintiff in both Kauffman v Fazari et al and Kauffman v Queen St. 1501 Inc. et al. Slattery works in all areas of insolvency litigation.

Rachel Moses, partner, represented plaintiff Royal Bank of Canada in Royal Bank of Canada v Torsteel Co. Limited et al. Her practice focuses on banking and commercial litigation.

Bennett Jones LLP appeared in two cases this week.

Apart from its work on 7539088 Canada Inc. et al v Slattery et al, the firm was involved in MPX International Corporation et al v Ninth Square Capital Corporation et al. In that case, associate Thomas Gray represented Biocannabis Products Ltd. and seven other applicants. He has a general insolvency and restructuring practice.

Chaitons LLP appeared in two cases this week.

Harvey Chaiton, partner, represented GTA Private Capital Income Fund and six other plaintiffs in Grant Thornton Limited in its capacity as court-appointed receiver of Paramount Equity Financial Corporation et al v Garfinkle Biderman LLP et al.

He also represented applicant Marshallzehr Group Inc., as administrator, in Marshallzehr Group Inc., as administrator v 12252856 Canada Inc. He practises in the areas of bankruptcy and insolvency.

Dentons Canada LLP appeared in two cases this week.

Kenneth Kraft, partner, represented Reflourish Capital Limited and five other respondents in Jittalan v Reflourish Capital Limited et al. He is Toronto co-leader of the firm’s restructuring, insolvency, and bankruptcy group.

Douglas Stewart, partner, represented Jeffrey Slightham and two other applicants in Jeffrey Slightham et al v the Attorney General of Canada. His practice focuses on commercial and civil litigation.

Dickinson Wright LLP appeared in two cases this week.

David Preger, partner, represented respondent Rosen Goldenberg Inc. in Kauffman v Fazari et al. He is a member of the firm’s bankruptcy and insolvency practice.

Brian Radnoff, partner, represented applicant Asha Kher in Kher v Arora et al. He practises a wide range of commercial litigation.

Drudi, Alexiou, Kuchar LLP appeared in two cases this week.

Constantine Alexiou, co-founding partner, represented Joseph Ditta and one other applicant in Ditta et al v Cult Iron Works Limited et al. He has dealt with construction and real estate disputes for over three decades.

Tushar Sabharwal represented 1392798 Ontario Ltd. and one other plaintiff in 1392798 Ontario Ltd. et al v 2437209 Ontario Inc. et al. His practice includes construction litigation, real estate litigation, estate litigation, and employment litigation.

Torys LLP appeared in two cases this week.

Alexandra Shelley, senior associate, represented Noranda Income Fund and one other applicant in Noranda Income Fund et al. She also represented the applicant in the case of Waterloo Brewing Ltd. Her practice focuses on litigation and dispute resolution in areas including complex commercial disputes, securities, construction, and real estate.

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