Minden Gross acts in commercial case worth nearly $10 million

Cassels lawyers appear in five commercial list suits this week

Minden Gross acts in commercial case worth nearly $10 million

Minden Gross represented the plaintiff in a multimillion-dollar case, while Cassels, Dentons, Fogler Rubinoff, BLG, Chaitons, Dickinson Wright, Goodmans, Lenczner Slaght, Ross Nasseri, and TGF also made appearances in commercial list matters this week.

The most notable commercial case this week was the $9,278,602.85 case Chriscwe Holdings Inc. v Oasis Global Inc. et al. Here, Minden Gross LLP partner Catherine Francis acted for plaintiff Chriscwe Holdings Inc. Francis devotes her practice to corporate/commercial, real estate, banking, and insolvency litigation. The two defendants appeared to be unrepresented.

Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP appeared in five cases this week.

Lorne Silver, partner, represented 1841978 Ontario Inc. and six other defendants in 7868073 Canada Ltd. et al v 1841978 Ontario Inc. et al and acted for Vacuum Metallizing Limited and five other defendants in Sugar v Vacuum Metallizing Limited et al. He handles shareholder disputes and remedies, securities cases, and estate litigation.

Ryan Jacobs, partner, represented applicant Kingsett Mortgage Corporation in Kingsett Mortgage Corporation v Sunrise Acquisitions (HWY 7) Inc. et al. He deals with in-court and out-of-court reorganizations, recapitalizations, and restructurings.

Natalie Levine, partner, represented applicant LoyaltyOne, Co. in a case of the same name. She works on corporate restructurings in industries including mining, oil and gas, retail, manufacturing, transportation, and entertainment.

Beth Burnstein, associate, represented applicant 2492805 Ontario Inc. in 2492805 Ontario Inc. v Dhanju et al. She has experience in securities matters, corporate/commercial and contractual disputes, franchise litigation, and class actions.

Dentons Canada LLP appeared in three cases this week.

Arthur Hamilton, partner, represented respondent Ontario School Boards' Insurance Exchange in Toronto District School Board et al v Ontario School Boards' Insurance Exchange. He belongs to the firm’s litigation and dispute resolution, insurance, and fraud and asset recovery groups.

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

John Salmas, partner, represented applicant Cortland Credit Lending Corporation in Cortland Credit Lending Corporation v Mohawk Trail Properties Inc. et al. He has advised trustees, receivers, monitors, and information officers in domestic and international proceedings.

Fogler, Rubinoff LLP appeared in three cases this week.

Vern DaRe, partner, represented two plaintiffs in Arab et al v Kam et al. He exclusively focuses his practice on bankruptcy and insolvency law and creditor and debtor rights.

Milton Davis, partner, represented the applicant in Jittalan v Reflourish Capital Limited et al. His commercial litigation practice covers banking and real estate cases, corporate and shareholder disputes, mortgage remedies, and professional negligence claims.

W. Ross MacDougall, partner, represented applicant Paycore Minerals Inc. in Paycore Minerals Inc. v Paycore Minerals Inc. (Shareholders, Option Holders, Warrant Holders, Directors, Auditor) et al. MacDougall works in the areas of commercial litigation, tax litigation, estate litigation, and construction law and health law matters.

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP appeared in two cases this week.

Daniel Dochylo, partner, represented the plaintiff in Shariff v Estate of Bahadurali Hirji Shariff et al. He handles estates and trusts litigation, including will challenges and interpretations, passings of accounts, removals of trustees, and guardianships.

Graeme Hamilton, partner, represented applicant East West Investment Management Corporation in East West Investment Management Corporation v Higgins et al. He has defended public and private companies, corporate directors, senior executives, and regulated professionals in criminal and regulatory investigations and prosecutions.

Chaitons LLP appeared in two cases this week.

Maya Poliak, partner, represented respondent Aqua Greens Inc. in Farm Credit Canada v Aqua Greens Inc. She is a practitioner in the areas of commercial litigation and insolvency and restructuring.

Chris Staples, partner, represented applicant Bank of Montreal in Bank of Montreal v YMJ Energy Ltd. His practice focuses on estate, banking, and mortgage litigation.

Dickinson Wright LLP appeared in two cases this week.

Lisa Corne, partner, represented applicant Canadian Western Bank in Canadian Western Bank v 2563773 Ontario Inc. Corne focuses on restructuring and insolvency matters, including security enforcement, receivership, and bankruptcy.

David Preger, partner, represented plaintiff MetalCorp Limited in MetalCorp Limited v NA. His practice areas include construction, real estate, environmental law, and bankruptcy, restructuring, and insolvency.

Goodmans LLP appeared in two cases this week.

Melanie Ouanounou, partner, represented two defendants in Stronach v Stronach et al. Her practice centres on general commercial litigation, class action defence litigation, electricity law, and estate litigation.

Alan Mark, partner, represented eight defendants in a case also named Stronach v Stronach et al. He counts corporate/commercial litigation, class actions, and electricity law and regulation among his specialties.

Lenczner Slaght appeared in two cases this week.

Tom Curry, partner, represented plaintiff 407 ETR Concession Company Limited in 407 ETR Concession Company Limited v Letichever et al. He advises clients in class actions, arbitrations, business disputes, professional liability matters, and intellectual property cases.

William McDowell, partner, represented the Estate of Bahadurali Hirji Shariff and seven other defendants in Shariff v Estate of Bahadurali Hirji Shariff et al. He acts as counsel in cases with issues of public law, commercial law, and libel and media law.

Ross Nasseri LLP appeared in two cases this week.

Mark Ross, founding partner, represented the same defendant in the cases of 7868073 Canada Ltd. et al v 1841978 Ontario Inc. et al and Sugar v Vacuum Metallizing Limited et al.

His practice covers contractual litigation, shareholder and partnership cases, estates litigation, professional liability matters, property disputes, and the prosecution and defence of civil fraud claims.

Thornton Grout Finnigan LLP appeared in two cases this week.

Grant Moffat, partner, represented the applicant in PricewaterhouseCoopers Inc., in Its Capacity as Receiver and Manager of Bridging Finance Inc. et al v 2806401 Ontario Inc. He deals with insolvency, restructuring, and banking law matters.

John Porter, counsel, represented the John Bilbija Family Trust and four other plaintiffs in The John Bilbija Family Trust et al v Karam et al. He handles shareholder disputes, corporate fraud, commercial torts, professional negligence, and security enforcement and priority disputes relating to financial institutions.

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