Conflict happens — with large organizations, small private companies and in the lives of individuals. The role of Aird & Berlis is to secure a just, cost-effective and timely result for you or your organization, whether the complaint has been made by or against you. 

Acting in all forms of dispute resolution — civil lawsuits, quasi-criminal proceedings, administrative proceedings, appeals, mediation, private arbitrations or other alternate dispute resolution — our litigators have a wealth of experience in efficiently and effectively representing clients involved in disputes of all types. We also offer the services of experienced mediators and arbitrators

We offer our clients experience advocating over a broad range of areas, including: 

Our lawyers have appeared at all levels of provincial and federal court, including the Supreme Court of Canada. As well, many of our clients operate in regulated industries and require specialized representation before federal and provincial tribunals or bodies including the Ontario Energy Board, the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (formerly the Ontario Municipal Board), Investment Canada, the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions Canada, the Competition Tribunal, the Ontario Securities Commission, the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada, the Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada, the Labour Relations Board, the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, the Copyright Board and the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada. 

Our client-centric approach means we keep our focus on pragmatic, cost-effective solutions for our clients.

Recent Developments

Publications Article Mar 20, 2020 The Impact of COVID-19 on Contractual Performance
Publications Article Oct 18, 2019 Doing Business in Canada - Fall 2019
Publications Article Apr 24, 2019 The Ontario Cannabis Control Act and Implications for Commercial Landlords Lessons Learned From a Prosecution Under the CCA
Publications Article Jan 23, 2019 Clarity in Appeal Procedures: The BIA Prevails