Norton Rose Fulbright appears in five-million-dollar commercial case

Cassels, Dickinson Wright partners act in three commercial suits each this week

Norton Rose Fulbright appears in five-million-dollar commercial case

A lawyer of Norton Rose Fulbright represented the plaintiff in a multimillion-dollar case, while Cassels Brock & Blackwell, Dickinson Wright, Harrison Pensa, and Fogler, Rubinoff also made appearances in commercial list matters this week.

The week’s most notable commercial case was the $5-million case Aimia Inc. v Mittleman. Here, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP associate Erika Anschuetz advised plaintiff Aimia Inc., while the defendant appeared to be unrepresented.

Anschuetz is a commercial and civil litigator focusing on contractual disputes, product liability, consumer product safety, securities litigation, and class actions. She assists individuals, businesses, financial institutions, and regulatory bodies in various disputes.

This week’s next most notable commercial case was the $924,500 case Richards et al v Jacoby et al. Here, Paul Starkman of Starkman Barristers acted for four plaintiffs. He is a senior litigator with over two decades of trial and appellate experience in all areas of civil and commercial litigation. On the other hand, 10467430 Canada Inc. and four other defendants appeared to be unrepresented.

A third notable commercial case this week was the $600,000 case Wayne Safety Inc. v Gendelman et al. Here, Ross Nasseri LLP founding partner Mark Ross advised plaintiff Wayne Safety Inc. 12069253 Ontario Inc. and nine other defendants appeared to be unrepresented.

Ross works on contractual litigation in industries such as construction, insurance, and real estate. He also deals with shareholder and partnership cases, estates litigation, professional liability matters, property disputes, and the prosecution and defence of civil fraud claims.

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

Ryan Jacobs, partner, represented the Official Committee of Opioid Related Claimants, a respondent in Mallinckrodt Canada ULC et al v Shaver et al. He also advised applicant Kingsett Mortgage Corporation in Kingsett Mortgage Corporation v Sunrise Acquisitions (Hwy 7) Inc. et al.

Jacobs, who has a cross-border restructuring practice, handles many in-court and out-of-court reorganizations, recapitalizations, and restructurings.

Alan Merskey, partner, acted for respondent GPI Finco (Canada) Inc. in Granite Point Capital, LLC et al v GPI Finco (Canada) Inc. et al. He has extensive experience in insolvency litigation. He assists court officers, debtors, and creditors in contested restructuring matters.

Dickinson Wright LLP appeared in three cases this week.

John Leslie, partner, represented CNS Iron Fabrication Ltd. and one other respondent in Royal Bank of Canada v CNS Iron Fabrication Ltd. et al.

Leslie litigates commercial fraud matters and general commercial and priority disputes, including those arising from equipment and inventory financing. He assists debtors, financial institutions, receivers, trustees, customers, suppliers, and other creditors and stakeholders in insolvency and restructuring proceedings.

David Preger, partner, advised plaintiff 1348441 Ontario Inc. o/a Solutions Your Organized Living Store in 1348441 Ontario Inc. o/a Solutions Your Organized Living Store v Al-Agha et al.

Preger focuses on court-supervised real estate workouts, primarily for court-appointed receivers and senior mortgage-lenders. His areas of experience include bankruptcy, insolvency, shareholder and contractual disputes, security enforcement, real estate, construction, and finance.

Brian Radnoff, partner, acted for the applicant in Kher v Arora et al. He has experience in securities and shareholder litigation, defamation cases, professional liability, estate matters, class actions, administrative law, competition cases, employment litigation, insolvency, and receiverships.

Fogler, Rubinoff LLP appeared in two cases this week.

Vern DaRe, partner, represented two plaintiffs in Arab et al v Kam et al. He exclusively focuses on bankruptcy and insolvency law and creditor and debtor rights. He assists and appears in court on behalf of receivers, trustees, monitors, secured creditors, landlords, and equipment lessors, among others.

Robert Macdonald, partner, advised two respondents in Kher v Arora et al. He assists individuals, corporations, banks, financial lenders, developers, and energy companies.

Macdonald tackles matters such as bankruptcy and insolvency cases, mortgage litigation, real estate disputes, shareholder and partnership disputes, oppression remedy proceedings, insurance coverage cases, negligence claims, injunctive proceedings, contractual cases, and debtor-creditor disputes.

Harrison Pensa LLP appeared in two cases this week.

Timothy Hogan, partner, acted for applicant Pace Savings & Credit Limited in Pace Savings & Credit Limited v Noble House Development Corporation et al. He also represented applicant Royal Bank of Canada in Royal Bank of Canada v CNS Iron Fabrication Ltd. et al.

Hogan assists creditors and receivers in insolvency, bankruptcy, and receivership matters. He helps trustees in insolvencies and bankruptcies and financial institutions in workout and insolvency situations. He is also a commercial litigator who addresses contract disputes and securities compliance.

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