David Alderson, of Gilbertson Davis LLP, will be a panelist at the Law Society of Upper Canada Continuing Professional Development program, The Annotated Partnership Agreement 2015, on September 29, 2015 (alternate date, November 20, 2015) on the panel entitled “Review of the Differences (Legal and Drafting) Between a Partnership and a Joint Venture – Understanding the Significant Consequences”. Moderator of the panel (and Chair of the program) is Alison Manzer, Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP and co-panelist is Sunita Doobay, TaxChambers LLP.
David Alderson, LL.B (Osgoode), LL.M (Lond.) is a commercial litigator with Toronto insurance and commercial litigation firm Gilbertson Davis LLP. He holds a Master of Laws degree in commercial and corporate law and has been admitted to practice in England & Wales, Bermuda and New York State, as well as Ontario. David has practised local law in England, Bermuda, Dubai and Ontario, in diverse business and commercial litigation practice areas.
His practice in Toronto is focused on cross-border litigation and international commercial arbitration, and has often involved conflict of laws issues, injunctions and urgent equitable remedies, and the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments, orders and international arbitration awards. He has been co-counsel in leading reported summary judgment cases, including Hryniak v Mauldinin the Supreme Court of Canada.
He often speaks at continuing legal education events on a wide variety of business law related subjects, including recently as a member of faculty for the Osgoode Professional Development program Shareholder Litigation and the Closely-Held Company; as a panelist at the ABA Annual Meeting, Section of Litigation event Strategic Choices in International Arbitration: the Impact of Forum Selection and Choice-of-Law Decisions; and as Chair and Moderator of the Osgoode Hall Law School CLE Webinar on Summary Judgment in the Supreme Court of Canada: Hryniak v Mauldin and Its Implications.
David was co-author of earlier editions of the Bermuda and United Arab Emirates chapters of Attachment of Assets, Juris Publications. He was quoted in 2013 in New Developments in Emergency Arbitration Procedures, published in Law Times.
David Alderson currently practices only the laws of Ontario and Canada.