Civil Litigation

Our litigation lawyers understand that each of our client’s situations is unique. We work with our clients to understand their needs, concerns and ultimate objectives. Our focus is to provide strategic and cost-effective solutions to disputes that achieve successful outcomes.

Our litigators are experienced in all levels of court in Manitoba as well as other jurisdictions. Our litigation lawyers have extensive experience conducting hearings, trials and appeals and provide alternative dispute resolution processes where appropriate. Our firm has become involved in a number of disputes involving the use of e-discovery due to the nature and complexity of the cases involved. We represent corporate clients, First Nations, small businesses and individual clients.

Our litigation team’s experience encompasses virtually all types of civil litigation, including the following areas:
Construction litigation
Corporate / Commercial litigation
Wills and Estates litigation
Builder’s lien matters
Contract disputes
Defamation litigation
Personal injury
Insurance
Indigenous Law
Appellate advocacy

Administrative Law

Our lawyers represent clients in all areas of public and administrative law, including Indigenous rights, corporate governance, commercial arbitrations, landlord and tenant rights, and human rights complaints. We represent clients before provincial, federal and municipal administrative tribunals and
provide representation for clients in judicial review proceedings, administrative appeals, and constitutional challenges before all levels of court.

Statement on Covid-19 Preparedness

With the continuing pandemic brought about by COVID-19, we have implemented safety measures to ensure the health safety and well0being of those attending our offices. The well0being of our employees and clients remains a top priority and we are following the lead of Canadian public health authorities at this important time. Appropriate measures have been implemented to ensure our office is safe and we have protocols in place to ensure they stay that way including:

  • Mandatory masks required for all individuals attending our premises, including delivery and service personnel;
  • Limited client attendances to our office to only those required to physically attend in person;
  • Accommodating meetings to occur via phone or video;
  • Introducing enhanced cleaning protocols, with particular focus on high traffic and high contact areas;
  • Maintaining records of attendances to our premises in the event contact tracing is necessary;

To protect yourself and others, we will not allow entry to our premises if you have:

  • Any of the following symptoms: difficulty breathing/shortness of breath, chest pain, confusion, drowsiness, loss of consciousness, fever/chills, cough, sore throat/hoarse voice, loss of taste or sense of smell;
  • Travelled out of Province within the last 14 days;
  • Had close contact with a confirmed or probable case of COVID-19 in the last 14 days;
  • Tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 30 days;
  • Any people with whom you live tested positive in the last 30 days.

We ask for your cooperation so that together we can take reasonable measures to prevent transmission of the virus. Know that we are doing our part by putting employment policies in place so that our staff are protected, and we are able to continue to function and operate on your behalf. Again, we continue to monitor this situation closely and will provide ongoing updates as needed. We also encourage you to stay up-to-date through Canada’s Public Health website.

Thank you.