Practice Areas - Sotos Class Actions

Practice Areas

We bring class actions in many of the key practice areas described below. But class actions come in different forms and not all will fit neatly into a category. If the case that you are considering doesn’t fall within any of these categories, please contact us and we would be pleased to discuss whether it is suitable to be brought as a class action.

Consumer law cases seek to level the playing field between consumers and corporations. These cases can cover such claims as: defective merchandise, excessive or unlawful interest or misleading advertising.

As data breaches and online hacking become more common, class actions are a powerful tool to protect privacy rights and obtain compensation when those rights are violated.

Employment class actions protect employees from actions by their employers that violate Canadian employment law, such as depriving them of overtime pay or other benefits, unlawful dismissal and discrimination.

Environmental class actions can hold accountable those who pollute the environment and breach Canada’s environmental laws and regulations.

Franchise class actions can be brought on behalf of franchisees when their franchisor breaches provincial franchise legislation or the franchise agreements.

We hold accountable those who engage in price fixing, deceptive advertising, and other types of unlawful conduct that undermine competition in the Canadian economy.

Our shareholder litigation practice prosecutes class actions to protect investors from artificially inflated share prices caused by misrepresentation, or corporate mismanagement.

By providing a voice to the powerless and marginalized, class actions can promote fairness and justice towards vulnerable members of society.