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Gilbertson Davis LLP is a highly respected Canadian downtown Toronto boutique law firm dedicated to the practice of commercial & insurance litigation and business law, cross-border litigation, international arbitration and real estate litigation.


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Lee Akazaki’s Recent
Speaking Engagements

June 4, 2019: Lee Akazaki speaks at the Law Society of Ontario’s Annual Solo and Small Firm Conference about file management in law firms.

June 4, 2019: Lee Akazaki speaks at the Regional Meeting of International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC), on the role of Artificial Intelligence in legal practice and the justice sector.

June 6, 2019: Lee Akazaki speaks at the Canadian Society of Medical Evaluators (CSME) Annual General Meeting on prevention of regulatory complaints arising from IME’s.

David Alderson authored a chapter in the Annual Review of Civil Litigation 2018 on Summary Judgment Motions

David is the author of the chapter entitled Sentinels of the Hryniak Culture Shift: Four Years On, included in the Annual Review of Civil Litigation 2018, (Ed. by the Honourable Justice Todd L. Archibald, published by Thomson Reuters Canada Limited), a copy of which can be accessed here.

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    Andrew Ottaway Co-Chairs Continuing Legal Education Program for Ontario Bar Association

    Andrew was the co-chair of a legal education program on pleadings for the Ontario Bar Association.
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Founded in 1982, our Firm maintains a client-centered practice providing representation in the resolution of commercial and insurance disputes by a litigation, arbitration, mediation or other ADR, and business advice and transactional assistance in complex commercial contracts, corporate finance, business law and real estate, and in wills, estates and trusts.
OUR MISSION

To provide the greatest value, most astute counsel and trusted advice and transactional assistance to our clients. Everything we do is dedicated to that end.