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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 commercial & insurance litigation and business law, cross-border litigation, international arbitration and real estate litigation.


Practice Areas


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


News & Events


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    David Street spoke at Law Society of Ontario program

    On April 16, 2018 David Street spoke at the Law Society of Ontario program Business Law Refresher 2018. David’s topic was Closing the Transaction and included comments on Preparing for Closing, Closing Agendas, the Closing and Post-Closing Matters.

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    Lee Akazaki Honoured by the Ontario Bar Association at its Annual Awards Gala

    On April 25, 2018, Lee Akazaki will be honoured by the Ontario Bar Association at its annual awards gala, as an inaugural co-recipient of the Joel Kuchar Award for Professionalism and Civility. In 2013, Lee previously received the Linda Alam Manning Award for Volunteerism.

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    Andrew Ottaway blogs on Case Considering Deemed Place of Contracting in Jurisdiction Analysis

    Andrew blogs on the recent decision in We Serve Health Care LP v. Onasanya, 2018 ONSC 1758, which considers deemed place of contracting when considering jurisdiction.
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Big Firm Quality. Small Firm Agility.


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.