Successful motion to dismiss an action bought by an employee of a technology company, seeking damages for defamation, misrepresentation of fact, abuse of authority, abuse of process, negligent investigation, loss of employment opportunities, loss of reputation, subsequent loss of income, and constructive dismissal, for improper service and for failure to disclose a reasonable cause of action.
Advised on the pension and benefits aspects of the acquisition of a Canadian directories business by a global asset management firm.
Effectively represented television broadcasters and producers in constitutional litigation.
Successfully defended an advertising company against a human rights complaint alleging discrimination, on the grounds of disability, at hiring. The case was dismissed at an early stage.
Appeared as co-counsel before the Federal Court of Appeal regarding the proper jurisdiction of a media production company.
Advised and represented a large newspaper publisher in multiple corporate transactions involving the acquisition and/or divestiture of employee benefit plans and pension or retirement plans, and the resulting asset and liability transfers.
Successfully defended preliminary motion to exclude evidence in a termination case for a telecommunications industry employer.
Successfully defended a media corporation in a judicial review application regarding enforceability of confidentiality settlement language.
Counsel to a national media and communications company in respect of all of its employment and labour-related matters.
Advised a telecommunications company on the people issues associated with the purchase and sale of businesses.