Class action settlement approval hearings have evolved from being heard in the dark confidential corners of judges’ chambers to open courtrooms filled with objectors and
We have extensive experience in class action litigation, from the initial investigation stages, through to certification and summary judgment motions, as well as at common issues trial. Working at one of Canada’s top plaintiff side class action firms for 13 years has allowed Jacqueline to gain unique and valuable insights into the minds and strategies of plaintiff class action lawyers.
Class action litigation is complex and high stakes. We aren’t afraid to take a case to trial whether we represent the plaintiff or the defendant in a class action. In fact, we welcome the challenge. Once we get involved in a case, we are all in.
For potential representative plaintiffs or individuals who believe that they have an action against a defendant that may be brought in the form of a class proceeding, please contact us and we will assess the merits of your case and report back to you in as short a time frame as possible.
For class action plaintiff lawyers looking to collaborate, know that we are fair and reasonable people and we won’t become unfair and unreasonable when it comes to sharing fees at the end of a case. We pride ourselves on our adherence to the Rules of Professional Conduct and would never pad our dockets. We expect the same of you.
For class action defendants and defence lawyers looking to collaborate, the strategic insight that we have gained into the minds of plaintiff class action lawyers will provide your client and your team with valuable and unique advantage. We can predict when and if a plaintiff will settle, when they will go to trial and how committed they are to their cause.
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