Levine Sherkin Boussidan acts for all types of clients across the broad spectrum of practice areas comprising civil and commercial litigation. We appear on behalf of our clients at mediations, arbitrations, all levels of court and before all kinds of tribunals.
Levine Sherkin Boussidan acts for both debtors and creditors. Our firm has tremendous experience in tracing assets to satisfy unpaid accounts and judgments. We also bring and defend actions under the Fraudulent Conveyances Act and the Assignment and Preferences Act. We act and provide advice with respect to bankruptcy and insolvency matters.
Motion involving the continuation of a Mareva injunction and appointment of receiver to protect assets in order to collect on judgment.Download PDF
Lawyer found liable for misappropriating monies from company and for assigning company into bankruptcy as part of fraudulent scheme to deprive family trusts of their interests in company.Download PDF
Levine Sherkin Boussidan has a reputation for excellence in the realm of corporate/commercial related litigation. Corporate/Commercial matters represent a broad spectrum of areas including: disputes involving shareholders, directors and/or officers, including oppression and derivative actions, insurance disputes, contract disputes, fiduciary duties, breach of trust, insolvency and bankruptcy matters, partnership disputes, corporate governance and directors’ and officers’ liability, arbitration and mediation.
Court found that certain work approved by condominium board fell under “repairs and maintenance” and was not a “substantial change” to the common elements.Download PDF
Motion for summary judgment for dismissal of claim against non-parties to an alleged partnership agreement, there being no genuine issue requiring a trial.Download PDF
Conflict of laws refers to the legal rules for determining the law of which competing jurisdiction should apply in a particular legal dispute.
The enforcement of foreign judgments addresses the law of whether a judgment of a court in a foreign jurisdiction will be recognized and enforced by a domestic court. Levine Sherkin Boussidan has helped shape the law of Canada in this regard.
Levine Sherkin Boussidan acts for owners, contractors, sub-contractors and builders in a variety of construction-related areas including: enforcement of liens, breach of trust claims under the Construction Lien Act, claims against performance and material payment bonds, deficiency claims, priorities amongst mortgagees and other interested parties, clearing title for real estate closings and financing, and unjust enrichment claims.
Summary judgment motion to dismiss action against individual defendant as he was not a party to the contract for services and materials supplied and had no ownership interest in the property.Download PDF
Motion for summary judgment for failure to pay sub-contractor and for breach of trust claim pursuant to the Construction Lien Act.Download PDF
Levine Sherkin Boussidan acts for both employers and employees across a broad range of employment – related matters, including: claims for wrongful dismissal, providing advice regarding severance packages, drafting of employment manuals and employment contracts, review of employment contracts and employment offer letters, fiduciary litigation, unjust dismissal complaints under the Canada Labour Code, labour arbitrations, complaints made under the Ontario Employment Standards Act, 2000, and representation before the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal.
Court held that in the absence of an enforceable contractual provision stipulating a fixed term of notice, or any other provision to the contrary, a fixed term employment contract obligates an employer to pay an employee to the end of the term, and that obligation will not be subject to mitigation.Download PDF
Decision of the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario holding that the applicant had not provided any evidence showing that he had been discriminated against by the respondent when it refused to offer him permanent employment.Download PDF
Family Law matters include separation, divorce, spousal and child support, child access and custody issues and drafting and reviewing domestic agreements. Levine Sherkin Boussidan represents parties of family related disputes with the sensitivity required of the often highly emotional and contentious issues involved, whether before the courts, arbitrators or mediators.
Court of Appeal for Ontario addressed the optimal way to catalogue expert evidence at trial. The Court discusses best practices regarding the marking of exhibits at trial so as to avoid confusion about the state of trial evidence on appeal. The Court stated that “the goal of a trial judge in supervising the assembly of a trial record is completeness and accuracy” so that the panel sitting on appeal can easily discern what was before the trial judge at any time during the course of trial.Download PDF
Motion to stay the enforcement of arbitration award pending disposition of application to set aside the award.Download PDF
Levine Sherkin Boussidan acts for purchasers, vendors and lenders in real estate related transactions including the purchase, sale and refinancing of both residential and commercial properties.
Levine Sherkin Boussidan represents developers, owners, purchasers, sellers, agents, brokers, lenders, borrowers, landlords and tenants of residential, commercial and industrial properties and condominiums. Our lawyers have experience in real estate related litigation including, construction, development agreements, zoning matters, public and private easements, land use matters, joint ventures, leases, construction contracts, property management, Ontario New Home Warranty claims, and mortgage enforcement, including power of sale and foreclosure actions.