Practice Areas

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.

Debtor / Creditor Litigation

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.

Commercial Litigation

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.

Conflict of Laws

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.

Construction Litigation

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.

Employment Law

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.

Family Law

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.

Real Estate Transactions

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.

Real Estate Litigation

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.