Who we are
We are leaders in
class action litigation
We take on complex and challenging class actions across all industries, and prosecute them to conclusion. With a large and experienced team of class action professionals, we match resources against the largest defence firms in the country. Our cases have been at the forefront of the development of the law in diverse areas including employment (wage and hour litigation), antitrust (Competition Act), privacy, consumer protection and franchising and distribution. The firm is consistently ranked by Chambers Canada for Dispute Resolution: Class Action (Plaintiff).
Examples of our class actions include:
Canadian Law Firm
Obtained a $45 million judgment against a major Canadian law firm in a class action by former GM dealers.
Scotiabank Unpaid Overtime
Co-counsel in the recently-settled employment class action against Scotiabank and a similar outstanding case against CIBC alleging unpaid overtime.
GM Retirement Benefits
Co-counsel in the retirement benefit class action on behalf of 3,300 retired salaried and executive employees of GM Canada. The case was won on summary judgment and subsequently resolved in a settlement worth approximately $135 million.
Price-fixing Automobile Parts
Co-counsel on several class action lawsuits concerning alleged price-fixing among automobile parts manufacturers. This is believed to be the largest group of price-fixing cases in an industry in Canadian history.
Bell Contract Breach
Leading a lawsuit on behalf of nearly a million Ontario customers of Bell Mobility and related brands alleging that Bell breaches its contracts with its customers by seizing credit balances and that Bell engages in “unfair business practices”.
Midas Breached Duties
Leading a class action on behalf of Canadian Midas dealers alleging that Midas Canada breached its duties of good faith and fair dealing to the dealers by eliminating a preferential purchasing system which was an integral part of the Midas franchise system.
We stand up for
We Value Justice for All
Justice belongs to everyone, not just the wealthy. People who have been wronged deserve compensation. Institutions that neglect their duties or abuse their power should be held accountable. That is why we choose to act for plaintiffs in class action lawsuits.
We Are Committed to Your Case
When we take on your case, we see it through to the end. We settle cases when it is in your best interest but we will never do so to take the easy way out. We’re one of the few law firms in Canada that have taken class actions to trial and appeal. That hard-earned experience sets us apart and allows us to get the best results for you.
Bring Our Power to Your Case
There is strength in numbers. If you believe you have been wronged and would like to discuss bringing a class action, please contact one of our lawyers. We have the experience and resources to help you.