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Sotos LLP is pleased to announce that Mohsen Seddigh has been named a Partner

Mohsen’s practice includes complex litigation on public and private law matters. His devotion to his class action practice stems from a belief that class actions improve our society by promoting access to justice, corporate social responsibility, and the rule of law. His class action practice focuses on constitutional actions, Indigenous rights, consumer protection, and competition […]

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Sotos team recognized in the 2023 Lexpert Special Edition: Litigation

Two lawyers from Sotos have been recognized as some of Canada’s leading litigation lawyers in the 2023 Lexpert Special Edition: Litigation. Congratulations to David Sterns and Mohsen Seddigh (Lawyers to Watch) for this achievement. These lawyers were selected based on their experience, reputation, and high rankings in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory. The 2023 Lexpert Special […]

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Honouring the Past, Securing the Future: Historic $23.34 Billion Settlement In First Nations Child Welfare Class Action Sets New Precedent

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By Maria Arabella Robles On October 24, 2023, the court approved a $23.34 billion settlement agreement in two class actions requiring the Government of Canada to compensate the victims of its systemic discrimination against certain First Nations children since 1991.[1] The class actions followed a landmark decision of the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT) in […]

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Two Many Steps: What Is The Test For Establishing A Common Issue?

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by Adil Abdulla Courts have split on the test for certifying a common issue. Some courts have held that the plaintiff only needs to show that there is a basis in fact that a question is common to all class members (the “One-Step Test”). Others have held that the plaintiff must also show that there […]

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Chambers Canada 2024 ranks Sotos Class Actions as a leading firm nationwide

We are proud to announce that Chambers Canada 2024 has ranked Sotos Class Actions as a leading law firm in Canada for Dispute Resolution: Class Action (Plaintiff). Additionally, we are proud to highlight the recognition of three of our lawyers for their outstanding individual excellence: David Sterns, Louis Sokolov, and Jean-Marc Leclerc. This acknowledgment reinforces […]

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Sotos Class Actions Team Recognized in the 2024 Edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada

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We are thrilled to share that the Sotos Class Actions team has been recognized in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada. This recognition is a testament to the team’s expertise in Class Action Litigation. Congratulations to Jean-Marc Leclerc, Louis Sokolov, David Sterns, and Mohsen Seddigh (Ones to Watch) for this recognition. The […]

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Who You Gonna Call? Not Former Executives

By Adil Abdulla and Denna Jalili When investigating class actions, there is often some information known only to the executives of that allegedly misbehaving corporation. Obtaining those executives’ stories, or better yet their testimony, can be a high prize for plaintiff-side lawyers. However, lawyers cannot contact current executives of a represented corporation. That is a […]

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Charting the Future of Competition Policy in Canada

Sotos and several leading Canadian law firms specializing in competition law class actions have jointly responded to the Government of Canada’s consultation and discussion paper on the Future of Competition Policy in Canada. We highly recommend reading the submission if you have an interest in Canadian competition law. The submission highlights the urgent need for the […]

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Sotos Recognized as “Consistently Recommended” Boutique Law Firm in 2023 LEXPERT Directory

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We are thrilled to announce that Sotos has been recognized as the “Consistently Recommended” firm under Toronto Leading Firms – Boutique Firms for Class Actions  in the recently released 2023 Canadian Legal LEXPERT Directory. This prestigious directory, which has been published since 1997, identifies the top lawyers and law firms across Canada based on an […]

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Lexpert recognized a case argued by the Sotos team as “Top 10 Business Decisions of 2021-2022”

Lexpert has released its Special Edition: Litigation 2022 and recognized Sotos team members Louis Sokolov and Jean-Marc Leclerc for their litigation and dispute resolution expertise. The team is featured for its successful representation of the plaintiff in Fresco v. Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, 2022 ONCA 115. This is a ground-breaking overtime case on behalf […]

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