Singleton Urquhart’s Commercial Litigation Group provides clients with business driven strategies for resolving commercial litigation disputes. Our Group’s role is to provide quality legal services designed to meet our clients’ expectations for cost effective, result-oriented dispute resolution. After carefully identifying the issues involved in a dispute, strategies are developed so that our clients’ needs are addressed. Whether using alternate dispute resolution strategies or taking actions to trial, our group’s wealth of professional experience is brought to bear.
Our emphasis lies on the early identification and resolution of legal problems, where possible, without involving time consuming and costly litigation. To that end, our Group is also experienced in the development of risk management strategies for our clients. Seminars, practical articles and conference presentations are available to our clients for this purpose.
Our counsel regularly appear before administrative tribunals and at all levels of the Courts of British Columbia, in the Supreme Court of Canada and in the Federal Courts. Our Group provides representation for individuals and corporations including class proceedings.
Our group, comprised of legal counsel and paralegal assistants, has a broad range of experience in a number of areas, including:
Shareholders’ Remedies, Partnership and Corporate Compliance
Acting for both creditors and debtors including garnishment and injunction proceedings
Wrongful Dismissal Claims and Defences Advice on Termination and Risk Management
Negligence And Contract Claims
Professional Liability Claims, Contract Disputes
Mass Torts, Products Liability and Financial Services Liability
Probate And Estate
Wills Variation actions and contested probate claims.
The Goal of the Commercial Litigation Group
Simply put, our Group’s goal is to provide efficient dispute resolution services, consistent with our commitment to advocacy of our clients’ best interests. Experience and efficiency, through utilization of the latest litigation support technologies, enable us to meet this goal.