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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, family law, and real estate litigation.

Serving All of Ontario & Elsewhere in Canada From Our Toronto Offices


Lawyers Are Doing It! Motions by Arbitrator & Applications by Arbitrator

Due to the current difficulty in obtaining an early date for the hearing of a motion or of an application, commercial and civil litigation lawyers are proactively addressing their client’s needs by arbitrating motions and applications, including motions for summary judgment, strike-out, anti-SLAPP, security for costs, refusals and undertakings, particulars and documents, injunctions and mandatory orders.
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Emerging Burdens of the Summary Judgment Motion Judge

David Alderson has published a second chapter in the Annual Review of Civil Litigation, surveying appellate decisions of the courts across Canada. His Emerging Burdens of the Summary Judgment Motion Judge appears in 2021 Annual Review of Civil Litigationand follows his Sentinels of the Hryniak Culture Shift: Four Years On in 2018. Together, these two chapters provide a 141 page review of appellate courts’ treatment of Hryniak and summary judgment over the last seven years.
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Lee Akazaki co-authors Canadian Legal Information Institute’s Civil Procedure and Practice in Ontario (2021 CanLIIDocs 1981)

Gilbertson Davis lawyer Lee Akazaki is a co-author of Canadian Legal Information Institute’s Civil Procedure and Practice in Ontario (2021 CanLIIDocs 1981), now available online. He has authored the chapter on Rule 24 (Dismissal for Delay).

Ontario’s New Construction Contract Adjudication Regime

Sabrina Saltmarsh writes about a newly established cost-effective adjudication regime that will become an important option to consider.
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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.

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.