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Toronto, Ontario, M5V 3H1
Paliare Roland Rosenberg Rothstein LLP is a litigation boutique with vast expertise and experience. They are routinely involved in high profile cases: complex commercial litigation or class actions, professional discipline or labour disputes or public inquiries, managing the most sensitive legal issues facing all businesses, individuals, labour unions, professional regulatory bodies, academic institutions and public interest organizations. Much of their work is referred from other law firms in Ontario, across Canada and internationally.
Corporate Commercial Litigation: Paliare Roland represents publicly and privately on leading cases. The team acts for defendants and plaintiffs bringing versatility and unique insights. They have acted as counsel on class proceedings at all stages of proceeding (certification including all levels of appeal; mediations; examinations for discovery; completion of common issues trials) and on cases involving usurious interest rates, product liability, Competition Act violations, institutional abuse, auditor’s negligence, franchise disputes, cases involving foreign exchange charges, breach of trust, breach of contract, pensions issues, and others.
Bankruptcy & Insolvency Litigation: Paliare Roland acts regularly nationally and locally. The practice is independent of major financial institutions, permitting them to act as counsel to insolvency stakeholders, including court appointed officers, debtors, employee groups, unions, bondholders and governments.
Employment Law: Paliare Roland provides advice and advocacy relating to all areas of the employment relationship for both employees and employers. Many of the important cases remain confidential.
Appeals & Judicial Review: Paliare Roland has argued many important appellate cases including:
Securities Litigation: Paliare Roland acts for both investors and issuers in litigation involving public disclosure issues providing assistance to investors, investment advisors and other registrants in proceedings before the Ontario Securities Commission, the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) and the Mutual Fund Dealers Association also representing investors in negligence claims against investment advisors and dealers.
Constitutional Litigation: Paliare Roland has acted on many high profile constitutional cases and has long associations with the Canadian Civil Liberties Association and other public interest organizations like Friends of the Earth, British Columbia Civil Liberties Association, Métis National Council, Congress of Aboriginal Peoples, Human Rights Watch and various specialised legal aid clinics.
Libel & Slander: Paliare Roland has expertise in defamation law including litigation strategies, media strategies and pre-publication review. Recently, they were counsel to the Liberal Party of Canada in a defamation proceeding brought by former Prime Minister Stephen Harper.
Product Liability & Tort Claims: Paliare Roland acts for plaintiffs and defendants regarding product failure, negligence and economic torts. While these sensitive issues generally result in settlement, the firm has argued leading cases on international jurisdiction and insurance coverage, and act in class actions regarding product failures.
Professional Discipline & Regulation: Paliare Roland represents regulators and professionals in connection with complaints, investigations and discipline proceedings.
Last updated March 2020