Class actions are a highly technical and specialized area of the law with unique processes and many specific features. Due to the high costs and complex nature of defending a class action, those involved are best served by lawyers who have extensive experience and proficiency.
McLennan Ross lawyers have the knowledge and skill to guide clients through the process efficiently. We assist with the strategic and economic aspects, as well as the legal decisions that must be taken.
Decades in the field mean we bring diversity of experience to the table. We know the details of the process, as well as the people and legislation involved. Our goal is to navigate the course of a proceeding to manage risk as well as cost, while strongly protecting our clients’ interests.
Businesses want us in their corner.
We handle class-action defence for clients, including insurance companies, airlines, and financial and healthcare institutions. We have the resources to handle any class action, no matter the size or complexity. General counsel of some of the most prominent businesses across Canada choose McLennan Ross as Alberta counsel in large, multijurisdictional class actions.
Our lawyers provide effective strategies in every aspect of this nuanced litigation, including pre-certification disputes, certification as a class proceeding, case management, common issues trial, settlement and court approval, and distribution of proceeds to class members.
Wherever possible, we employ alternative dispute resolution approaches. Our lawyers are skilled negotiators who have assisted clients in resolving complex class proceedings through multiparty mediation processes.
When you need us, we are there.
Our reputation is built on our hands-on and responsive service. From our top-tier legal professionals to our exceptional support staff, every single person in our office is prepared to do what it takes to provide our clients with the timely and practical help they need.
Class actions are complicated and expensive. Offering guidance wherever and whenever we can is part of our commitment to exceptional service. No matter who is asking the question, if we can help, we will.
Contact us today.
We handle class actions in areas, including:
- Consumer claims
- Director and officer liability
- Oil and gas
- Product liability
- Professional liability