Commercial litigation represents the heart of our practice at Lenczner Slaght. Our lawyers have a wealth of experience in pursuing complex, high-profile cases across the spectrum of business-related legal matters. Our well-honed courtroom skills have won the respect of judges and fellow counsel at all levels of the courts – including the Toronto Commercial List, where many of Canada's most complex commercial cases are heard.

As a firm devoted exclusively to litigation, we have a deep reserve of experience practicing on the Commercial List that enables us to power In an effort to provide value to members of the Commercial List community, we have created this website that includes existing practice resources, precedents, answers to frequently asked questions, best practices, interviews and blogs, important decisions, and relevant news and events. We hope this website will be a great resource for the Court, counsel, our clients and the public.

This is your one-stop shop for all things Commercial List.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the relationship between and Lenczner Slaght?

Lenczner Slaght has created this website and is responsible for curating its content. As a firm devoted exclusively to litigation, we have a deep reserve of experience practicing on the Commercial List that enables us to power

Is court approved? has no formal affiliation with the Court. However, Monique Jilesen, partner at Lenczner Slaght, is a member of the Commercial List Users’ Committee and played a key role in the development of this website.

Can I rely on the precedents published on this website?

The precedents found on the website are just samples and do not constitute legal advice and should not be relied upon without seeking legal advice. Please read our Terms of Use and Disclaimer

Who can I talk to if I have more questions?

Please contact Monique Jilesen or Eli Lederman, two of Lenczner Slaght’s Commercial Litigation practice group leaders and founders of this website.

How do I subscribe to the website?

At this time, you are able to subscribe to the Commercial List Users’ Committee newsletter. The subscription form is found on the bottom left of each page. You will receive an email with a copy of the newsletter as soon as it posted on

In the future, we may add a subscription feature to other content on the website. Until then, please bookmark the website on your browser, follow Lenczner Slaght on Twitter and LinkedIn for regular updates using the hashtag #CommercialList, or continue to visit

Can I submit original content for publishing?

Feel free to send us content ideas for publishing at It will be reviewed by Lenczner Slaght. Some restrictions may apply. 

I have e-mailed, how long will it take to receive a response?

Please allow five business days.