If you suffered a negative outcome at a trial or hearing, Stevenson Whelton will put forth your best arguments on appeal.
Stevenson Whelton is regularly involved in appeals of provincial and national importance. We act both on appeals in our own cases and also on matters where a different firm acted in the lower court. Stevenson Whelton has recently acted on a number of important appeals related to real estate transactions, diplomatic immunity, enforcement of foreign judgments and international arbitration awards, and municipal liability.
In addition to acting on appeals before Ontario’s appellate courts, a number of Stevenson Whelton’s lawyers have appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada on several occasions.
- Fortress Carlyle Peter St. Inc. v. Ricki’s Construction and Painting Inc., 2019 ONCA 866
Successfully resisted an appeal of an order granting specific performance of an agreement of purchase and sale for condominium development lands in the Entertainment District.
- Raki Holdings Inc. v. Lionheart Enterprises Inc., 2019 ONCA 786
Successfully acted on an appeal involving the interpretation of a contract for the sale of development lands in which the parties' competing positions resulted in a purchase price difference of over $4,000,000.
- Lin v. Brookfield Homes (Ontario) Limited, 2019 ONCA 706
Successfully acted on an appeal concerning a failed real estate closing and the disclosure provisions of the Condominium Act.
- Butera v. Chown, Cairns LLP, 2017 ONCA 783
Successful appeal of a summary judgment ruling in a solicitor's negligence action and a leading case on partial summary judgment.
- United Ventures Fitness Inc. v. Twist, 2019 ONSC 3613
Successful undefended defamation trial awarding general and punitive damages totaling $125,000.
- Cuervo-Lorens v. Carpenter, 2017 ONCA 109
Successfully resisted an appeal after obtaining summary judgment for breach of an agreement of purchase and sale of property.
- Popack v. Lipszyc, 2016 ONCA 135
Successfully opposed a challenge to an international arbitral award
- Biskey v. Chatham-Kent (Municipality), 2012 ONCA 802
Successfully appealed a trial finding of municipal liability for fill conditions on a building site.