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Gilbertson Davis LLP is a highly respected Canadian downtown Toronto boutique law firm offering client focused legal services at reasonable rates for over 40 years dedicated to the practice of litigation and dispute resolution in a wide variety of practice areas, including business and insurance, commercial, contract, property, franchise, distribution, technology, internet, defamation, debt and insurance disputes, in local and cross-border litigation or arbitration, and the practice of family law, real estate law, business law, and wills, estates and trust law. Our insurance and business practices include representation of clients based in the US, internationally and domestically.

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R. Lee Akazaki Appointed to Superior Court of Justice Ontario

Gilbertson Davis LLP congratulates long time partner and colleague Lee Akazaki on his appointment to the Superior Court of Justice Ontario. Throughout his approximately 25 years at the Firm, Lee was a thoroughly dedicated professional “Lawyer’s Lawyer” participating in virtually all aspects of the Firm’s diverse insurance and other civil litigation practices. Throughout, he remained engaged in a variety of positions too numerous to list here, but which included Past President of the Ontario Bar Association, national Director of the Canadian Bar Association, and director of the Canadian Defence Lawyers. Further details may be found here. Additionally, Justice Akazaki has published extensively, volunteered in a variety of educational endeavours, and has been the recipient of a number of professional awards. We wish him well as he embarks on the next stage of his most distinguished career.

Kimberley Wilton Blogs on the Top Four Family Dispute Resolution Options

Canada’s Divorce Act requires separating spouses and their lawyers to try to resolve these issues through an out-of-court process unless it is inappropriate to do so. Kimberley Wilton writes on these out-of-court options commonly referred to as the ‘family dispute resolution process’ (FDR).
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Sabrina Saltmarsh writes on Recognition of Ricochet Judgment at Common Law

Sabrina Saltmarsh published a blog on a recent Court of Appeal ruling of H.M.B. Holdings Limited v. Antigua and Barbuda, where the Court of Appeal for Ontario considered whether an Ontario court should recognize and enforce a recognition and enforcement judgment (Ricochet Judgment) from another province pursuant to the common law.
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Founded in 1982, our Firm maintains a client-centered practice serving clients based in the US, internationally and domestically. We provide representation in the resolution of commercial and insurance, business, real estate, technology, sale and distribution disputes by litigation, arbitration, mediation or other ADR, family law and litigation, business advice and transactional assistance in complex commercial contracts, corporate finance, business law and real estate, and in wills, estates and trusts.
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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.