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.

Representative Matters

Representative Matters May 15, 2020 Town of Lincoln Successful Against Insurer
Representative Matters Jan 09, 2019 Muslim Green Cemetery Successful in Application
Representative Matters Apr 25, 2018 Durham Region Reaches $6.2 Million Settlement
Representative Matters Apr 17, 2017 Mediclean Successful in Tax Court of Canada
Representative Matters Feb 06, 2017 Triple M Successful in Tax Court of Canada
Representative Matters Jan 08, 2015 Vineland Power Inc. Successful in Another Wind Appeal
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Recent Developments

Publications Article Jul 29, 2020 The End of Waiver of Tort
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