Commercial Litigation

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As Vancouver commercial litigation lawyers, our firm is often called upon to navigate disputes between corporations. We have experience acting for either the defendant or plaintiff. Our experience on either side of the dispute allows us to craft unique and effective strategies that anticipate the opposing side’s strategies.

At Watson Goepel LLP, our business clients trust us to handle a range of legal dilemmas for them through negotiation and litigation, including:

  • Director’s liabilities
  • Breach of contract
  • Shareholder disputes
  • Tort issues
  • Sale of goods
  • Breach of warranty
  • Construction disputes
  • Commercial leases
  • Cargo Disputes
  • Intellectual Property

Our lawyers take pride in keeping abreast with new legal developments. Armed with the effective litigation skills we’ve developed through the years, we endeavor to maintain a high level of legal services to our clients.

Experience on a Global Stage

Many times, commercial litigation will span borders, resulting in multi-jurisdictional matters. Our lawyers have all practiced in jurisdictions outside of BC and Canada and have a great deal of experience handling disputes both locally and globally. Such disputes include:

  • International trade disputes
  • Conflicts of law issues
  • Arbitrations
  • Shareholder remedies and oppression remedies
  • Defamation, including libel and slander