Acting primarily for clients who find themselves in business-to-business disputes, Jim is committed to forging strong relationships with the people and organizations he advises.
Boale Wood & Co.
- Represented bankruptcy trustee in the prosecution of claims against net winners in a Ponzi scheme, resulting in recovery of $1.8 million after the commencement of trial
Directors of Miller Springs Ltd.
- Obtained the dismissal of a request for a court injunction in oppression litigation that, if successful, would have threatened the viability of a Canadian bottled water producer
Procon Mining & Tunnelling Ltd.
- Represented client in a trial of claims against a senior executive for taking bribes or secret commissions, resulting in a judgment of over $2 million
Jim draws on his considerable experience and his ability to successfully develop individual case strategies to help clients reach advantageous outcomes.
|Fraud and asset recovery, including extraordinary court relief such as freezing and discovery orders and the execution and supervision of Anton Piller orders||Negligence, contract and fiduciary duty claims|
|Shareholder disputes||Real estate disputes|
|Litigation arising from bankruptcy and insolvency proceedings||Contaminated property litigation|
|Regulatory and judicial review proceedings||Arbitrations and mediations|
|Customs and trade cases|
Jim’s strength is oral advocacy before courts and other decision-makers. That, coupled with careful, thoughtful preparation, underlies his ability to help our clients protect their key interests at both a practical and principled level.Download PDF