Chris Somerville has a record of diligent and resourceful advocacy in a wide range of cases. His experience and skills cover commercial and civil litigation in general, and securities litigation, administrative law, and employment disputes in particular.
For decades, Ontario lawyers suing to collect their accounts have sometimes faced an obscure but potentially devastating obstacle: the Solicitors Act (Ontario). On its face, s. 23 of the Act seems to ... [more]Full article
When business gets nasty, tort law gets interesting. When someone knowingly sets out to harm others, the common law gives victims special tools to seek redress. One is the tort known variously as ... [more]Full article
In Ontario, the last four years have been overcast for securities class actions. The clouds lifted last week, when the Supreme Court clarified a critical limitation period by overturning the ... [more]Full article