Civil & Commercial Litigation

Litigation Strategy

Civil & Commercial Litigation Services

Civl Litigation

Our law firm is here to represent and assist you in the event you have been cheated and/or injured by a product purchase, retailer or manufacturer that was negligent or is not honouring their responsibilities to consumers under the law.

Companies often try and make profits at the expense of consumers by cutting corners or improperly handling product claims when something goes wrong. It is often also the case that retailers will try and not honour their obligations under the law to consumers in the event a consumer is not happy or purchased a product that is not up to proper standards, specifications or as was intended.

We’re here to help protect and fight for your rights.

We can represent you in negligence claims against various professionals such as dentists, doctors, accountants, lawyers etc. 

Of these types of claims, medical malpractice claims are the most common and are a result of a medical professional not taking proper due diligence, or simply being negligent or acting inappropriately in the course of their care towards a patient. This negligent or malpractice behaviour will usually result in injury to a patient and cause various forms of damages. The malpractice can come in many forms, from improper diagnosis to negligently handling a medical procedure causing further harm to a patient.

Our firm can represent you and make sure you will be compensated for any damages suffered as a result of any malpractice claim.

Having been dismissed or terminated from your employment can be one of the most stressful and unpleasant experiences in life.

This horrible experience is further compounded when the dismissal is done unlawfully, without legal cause and handled inappropriately.

We are here to help represent you and stand behind any unlawful dismissal claim you may have suffered.  When it comes to employment there are laws to protect you and unlawful treatment from your employer.

We can assist in claims for wrongful dismissal and constructive dismissal cases. Give us a call and we would be happy to advise you and consider the facts and your rights.

Our firm can assist you in the event you have real estate dispute relating to your property. Real estate is the most expensive asset most  people will ever own and having your rights and assets protected are important.

We can assist in a matter of different issues, for example:

  • Nuissance claims resulting in the diminished enjoyment of your property,
  • Encroachment claims from a neighbour encroaching on to your property,
  •  Unlawful easement claims over your property,
  • Negligence and fraud claims against any parties that misrepresented during a purchase and sale of a property,
  • and various other real estate litigation matters.

We can represent you in various negligence tort claims resulting in injury or damages.

For example, occupier’s liability slip and fall claims, accident benefits as a result of a motor vehicle accident, workplace accident claims and various other insurance related claims.

We can also represent you in protecting your rights against insurance companies trying to limit or unlawfully take away policy benefits or reduce payouts on a valid insurance claim.

Small claims court matters are often dealt with much quicker and efficiently than Superior Court matters and as such claims may be brought forth in a variety of areas where a party feels it has been unlawfully treated or there are losses resulting from a contract dispute or improper dealings. The current maximum limit for a claim in small claims court is $25,000. Anything above that must be brought to the Superior Court.

We can represent you in any small claims court matter you may wish to file, and likewise we can also defend you in any case brought against you.

Reach out to us and we will gladly assist you with any questions you may have.

Commercial Litigation

Our firm is here to represent and assist you in any actions and claims related to business disputes and corporate liability.

We can represent shareholders, officers, directors and companies collectively or individually depending on the dispute or matter being considered.

Internally officers and directors have a fiduciary duty and a duty of care to act in the best interests of a company and ensure their actions and decisions are in accordance with the best interests of the company.

On occasion however, decisions and actions become challenged and disputes arise over company decisions, accountability and often regulatory wrong doing. Errors and omissions in day to day actions are often the highlight of these claims. 

We can represent a party willing to launch a claim or likewise defend a claim in any cases arising out of corporate liability or cases relating to corporate accountability.

We are here to represent shareholders in filing claims on a variety of disputes and grievances they may have.

Shareholders may often face several challenges such as breaches to shareholder agreements; disputes over the intended direction of a company; breaches of fiduciary duty to other shareholders; disputes over compensation, dividends and other monetary issues; and of course fighting back over oppression from other majority shareholders.

We can assist shareholders and protect their rights in various types of claims.

We are here to help! Give us a call and we will be happy to assist in any questions you may have.

Breach of contract is easily one of the most common litigation problems facing companies today.

It can be costly for both individuals and companies as a result of the dishonoured breach in the contract and in the legal battle for party’s rights to be made ‘whole again’ in the agreement or defend a challenge against them.

In some cases there may even be cases of tortious interference by third parties who unlawfully have induced a breach of a contract.

Whatever the case may be Kanavas Law is here to represent your interests and protect you and/or your business from losses arising out of breach of contract.

Our firm understands the efforts and sacrifices that are made in every creation and implementation of a patent, trademark, copyright or other intellectual property right. 

We are here to represent your interests and vigorously contend on your behalf any rights and interests you may have over any intellectual property at issue.

Intellectual property is at the life blood of innovation and technology, and as such these rights demand protection for those who have worked hard to create or make them possible.

Our firm can assist you in both making a claim for your rights in an intellectual property matter and we can defend you in cases where your rights may be challenged by others.

Feel free to reach out to us, to discuss more about how we can help you.

We can assist clients with mediation and arbitration representation and support clients undergoing a dispute through the alternative dispute resolution (ADR) process.

Disputes resulting in litigation can be a costly endeavour and litigation clogs up our court rooms and puts a strain on many aspects of our legal system. By finding ways to resolve matters thorough mediation, arbitration and other alternative dispute resolution measures, we can minimize lengthy litigation matters and reduce costs for clients.

We can assist you in resolving your dispute cost effectively and efficiently. 

Reach out to us to find out more about how we can assist you.


Our law firm is here to represent you at all levels of court.

Where a matter has not been ruled in a client’s favour, we may bring the matter for appeal and challenge the ruling of a lower court. Often times appeals are not granted as of right, and with higher courts a ‘Leave to Appeal’ may be required before granting the ability to file for an appeal. 

Feel free to ask us about your options and any questions you may have on the litigation process and appeal procedure.


Let Us Fight for you!

Don’t let your legal matters get the better of you. Whether you are involved in a legal dispute or wish to launch a lawsuit for a grievance or injury you are suffering, give us a call, and we will fight to make sure your rights and interests are protected while working with you to get the best possible outcome in your case.