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We deliver outstanding legal counsel, innovative solutions and thoughtful client service.

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


Practice Areas


Our practice includes advice and representation in insurance and commercial disputes involving diverse businesses and industries, often having an international dimension or requiring urgent relief from the courts.

  • The Firm is passionately committed to the practice of Insurance Law. Insurance law touches almost every aspect of our personal, professional and commercial undertakings. We are therefore pleased to offer comprehensive legal services to the Insurance Industry and Self-Insured Risks.

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    Our lawyers have acted in Ontario and other jurisdictions for small and mid-sized Ontario corporations, partnerships and joint ventures, shareholders, directors, officers, executives and creditors.

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    Our lawyers have worked with local and international businesses as well as individuals, purchasers, landlords, builders and insurers with respect to a wide variety of real estate issues.

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    Our lawyers can act in both large and complex debt collection matters to enforce creditor’s rights. Our lawyers seek cost efficient debt recovery before and after judgment is obtained.

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    The lawyers at Gilbertson Davis LLP can advise and represent clients on all aspects of contentious financial services legal matters. We have a depth of experience acting in a wide variety of large and complex claims, in both cross-border and domestic litigation and arbitration.

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    Brand protection requires a comprehensive use of legal tools and strategies to preserve and expand on a brand’s reputation and value. We can represent brand owners to assist in all areas of brand protection.

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  • We have strength and experience in advising foreign clients involved in litigation or arbitration in Ontario and across its borders.

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    Business and commercial disputes are inevitable. Our very experienced lawyers enjoy a reputation for integrity, experience, timeliness, and cost-effective dispute resolution and advocacy.

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    We have lawyers experienced in civil fraud recovery actions and in the defence of fraudulent claims. We can act for local and foreign individuals, businesses, organizations and associations who have been defrauded.

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    Gilbertson Davis LLP represents clients on a wide variety of legal issues, including Cyber Libel, Domain Name Disputes, Technology and Software Disputes, Cyber Fraud, and online IP Infringement.

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    We can act for and regularly are retained by those seeking injunctions and other urgent judicial remedies and by those who are responding to such orders of the court. In either case, do not delay in seeking legal advice and representation.

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    Construction is complex, and often involves many different stakeholders engaged in many different aspects of any project. When these interests conflict, litigation or arbitration may be necessary to resolve disputes and ensure continuation and completion of the project.

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News & Events


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    Restriction on Use of Summary Judgment Where Key Issues Turn on Credibility

    Bianca Thomas writes on the Court of Appeal’s recent decision in Lesenko v Guerette, which challenges the limits of summary judgment.
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    Supreme Court Rules Facebook's Jurisdiction Clause Unenforceable

    Robert Kalanda blogs on the 4-3 decision by the Supreme Court of Canada that Facebook could not enforce a jurisdiction clause.
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    Capturing Online Sales in Shopping Mall Commercial Leases

    Robert Kalanda writes on rent in a shopping mall lease may include online sales revenue.
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Big Firm Quality. Small Firm Agility.


Founded in 1982, our Firm maintains a client-centered practice providing representation directed to the resolution of disputes involving commercial and insurance litigation.
OUR MISSION

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