BDO Canada, Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP (TDS Law), Blackwood Family Enterprise Services (Blackwood), and the Canadian Association of Family Enterprise (CAFE) are holding a seminar, Successfully Transitioning the Family Business on September 22nd.
Advocacy: Litigation And Dispute Resolution
Events & Seminars
The VA Angels will be holding an event in the D.A. Thompson Boardroom on Thursday, September 24 at 5:30 p.m. The event will be attended by angel investors, as well as start-up and emerging companies looking for capital. TDS Lawyer Jeff Pniowsky will be giving a presentation on tax disputes with the CRA. About VA […]
Join ICTAM and TDS on the last Tuesday of each month for our new Executive Breakfast Series. Each session will focus on an area of interest that will assist you in optimizing key facets of your business. This month’s session will focus on Legal considerations in recruitment, retention and termination of employees.
Advocacy: Litigation And Dispute Resolution Overview
Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP has been recognized by Lexpert® as having one of the best litigation departments in the province. With the added advantage of having the largest litigation group in Manitoba, we are also able to work collaboratively with our clients to ensure they receive innovative, cost effective representation.
Our litigators give incisive advice in all areas of the law for insurers, large corporations, small businesses and for individuals. Our litigation department regularly handles matters in the following areas:
- builder’s liens matters
- class actions
- construction litigation
- contractual disputes
- debt collection
- labour and employment matters
- expropriation cases
- health law
- insurance litigation
- intellectual property disputes
- pension litigation
- personal injury claims
- professional negligence
- regulatory/governmental affairs
- tax litigation
- wills, estates and trusts litigation
Our knowledge enables our litigation department to handle all disputes, including Business and Corporate Commercial Law Litigation matters. We also provide advice on Regulatory matters to a number of entities in both the Public and Private Sector, and we are counsel and advisors to numerous Health Care Sector groups and authorities. Our firm also acts as counsel to employers dealing with complex pension disputes.
Our procedural and advocacy experience includes regular appearances before all levels of Court in Manitoba and other jurisdictions, from Small Claims to the Court of Appeal, as well as the Federal Court of Canada and the Supreme Court of Canada. In appropriate circumstances, our litigators have also used alternative dispute resolution (ADR) methods to resolve matters, including arbitration of disputes, mediation, and Judicially Assisted Dispute Resolution.