MLT Aikins is a leading litigation firm in Western Canada.
Our litigation group has strong and deep credentials in all types of litigation including commercial contract disputes, mass tort actions, intellectual property claims, tax litigation, banking, construction and property claims, and insurance-related litigation including personal injury, professional liability, property, aviation, casualty and subrogated claims.
We are a western Canadian leader in class actions, focusing on defence, complex contractual disputes and multi-party lawsuits. Our lawyers have been involved in a large number of significant cases involving products liability and other mass tort actions, securities and other investors’ claims, pensions, biotechnology and commercial claims, and they regularly participate in multi-jurisdictional class proceedings.
We represent individuals, businesses, not-for-profit organizations, governments and Crown corporations.
Our litigation team can also assist with corporate criminal charges and regulatory offences involving taxation, customs and excise, unfair competition, wildlife, environmental protection, and occupational health and safety infractions, providing strategic advice to help ensure compliance or assist when an organization, its officers or directors become the subject of an investigation or charge. We have extensive experience dealing with a broad range of regulatory agencies and tribunals with jurisdiction over human rights, water quality safety, information and privacy, liquor and gaming, and insurance.
Our team of seasoned litigators has argued significant cases in Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia. We have represented clients in all manner of actions before superior courts, the Federal Court and the Supreme Court of Canada.
Our lawyers are also experienced in alternative dispute resolution strategies.