Litigation

Our litigators recognize that every problem is unique. Our focus is on understanding our clients’ goals and objectives and developing the best strategy for their problems. We have the skills, experience, and specialized knowledge required to represent our clients’ interests in negotiations, mediations, arbitrations and court proceedings.

  1. Chitiz Pathak LLP successful at the Court of Appeal on behalf of Estate Trustees seeking a sale of jointly owned properties

    Alastair McNish represented the estate trustees of an estate that jointly owned two income properties with another party. Mr. McNish brought an application on behalf of the estate trustees in the Superior Court of Justice to compel the sale of the properties. The respondent opposed the sale on the basis that the deceased had agreed […]

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  2. Case Comment: Federal Court of Appeal Endorses Punitive Damages

    Tamara Ramsey published a case comment in the INTA Bulletin about the case of Lam v. Chanel S. de. R.L. A copy of the case comment is reproduced below.     CANADA: Federal Court of Appeal Endorses Punitive Damages Contributor: Tamara Ramsey, Chitiz Pathak LLP, Toronto, Canada Verifier: Timothy O. Stevenson, Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonaugh, Ottawa, […]

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  3. Daniel Chitiz and Alastair McNish: Is Large Scale Marijuana Farming on the Horizon?

    Expanded Marijuana Farming Still Only One of Many Possibilities under Future Regulation   The legalization andregulation of marijuana for recreational use has been in the news since the 2015 federal election.  Since that time, there have been very few clues about what future regulation might look like.  Under the existing Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations(“MMPR”), […]

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  4. Chitiz Pathak LLP Successfully Defends Hotel Owner in Construction Lien Trial

    Ted Brook was recently successful in defending a hotel owner against a construction lien claim for services and materials. The issue at trial was whether the Defendant had entered into an oral construction contract with the Plaintiff on the basis of representations made by an alleged agent of the Defendant. Following a one-day trial, the […]

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  5. Chitiz Pathak Welcomes as Associates Alex and Faye Yao

    Chitiz Pathak LLP congratulates Alexandra Watkins and Faye Yao on completion of their articles and welcomes both as associates to the firm in the family law practice group as of June 22, 2016.

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Practice Areas

  • Contractual Disputes
  • Shareholder Remedies
  • Trusts & Estates
  • Real Estate and Commercial Tenancies
  • Family
  • Employment