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Our Toronto practice advises on every facet of insurance and commercial litigation

Our office in Toronto is a key part of Clyde & Co’s global practice, providing a strong regional focus for both local and international clients across a range of complex and contentious matters. We offer our clients knowledge of all aspects of insurance defence and coverage including commercial litigation, arbitration and mediation. We regularly represent directors and officers and their insurers at the negotiating table and before the courts and tribunals.

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Our lawyers have vast experience litigating disciplinary proceedings against a broad range of professionals as well as handling fraud, antitrust, anti-corruption and regulatory investigations. We are also very experienced in handling construction litigation matters.

We are frequently called on to assess coverage and monitor claims worldwide, assist in policy drafting and review, and advise on risk management. Our global team of cybersecurity lawyers has the knowledge to provide businesses and their insurers with complete cybersecurity and privacy advice across all industry sectors.

We regularly defend product liability and personal injury claims ranging from single party lawsuits to multi-jurisdictional class actions involving aircraft, automobiles and trains, to construction equipment and major consumer appliances. We also assist with product recalls, both voluntary and mandated.

We assist major insurers and licensed intermediaries with worldwide and domestic compliance initiatives that cover a full range of issues from policies and procedures to new product development, regulatory change and license applications and notifications. 

Canada has a mature and highly regulated insurance market, which attracts both leading global insurers and new entrants competing to develop new product and technological offerings. With its strong and diverse economy, world-class infrastructure and financial services industry, Canada offers a wide range of opportunities to domestic and foreign investors in the construction, manufacturing, transportation, financial services and resources sectors.

Clyde & Co's combination of sector knowledge, commercial attitude and in-depth regional understanding provides a unique perspective. We use our knowledge to steer clients through diverse commercial challenges. Our lawyers have a deep understanding of the insurance industry and its unique ways of doing business. 

What clients say

Ils prennent le temps de tenir le client au courant de tout développement dans l’industrie. J’aime leur façon de communiquer : ils sont très directs, honnêtes et ouverts quant à leur évaluation d’un dossier et la stratégie appropriée à adopter.

Chambers & Partners 2017

Ce sont des conseillers de confiance; ils vont au-delà de tout ce que nous leur demandons.

Chambers & Partners 2017

They take the time to keep the client abreast of what's happening in the industry. I like their communication style: they're very direct, honest and forthright about their assessment of a file and what the appropriate strategy should be.

Chambers & Partners 2017

They're highly responsive in dealing with clients' issues and extremely strong technically in the law. They're very thorough, focused on the details and don't miss deadlines.

Chambers & Partners 2017

They're trusted advisers; they have gone above and beyond in turning things around quickly.

Chambers & Partners 2017

Ils répondent rapidement à tout problème auquel fait face le client et connaissent tous les aspects techniques du droit. Ils sont minutieux, font attention aux détails et respectent les délais.

Chambers & Partners 2017

Latest awards won

Band 1 for Insurance : Dispute resolution

Chambers & Partners 2021

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