Lexpert Ranked Lawyer Profile

Peter Griffin
Founding Partner

Lenczner Slaght Royce Smith Griffin LLP

Peter is recognized by his peers as one of the top litigators in Canada. He has extensive experience in complex cross-border litigation, especially as it relates to class proceedings and insolvency and restructuring. He regularly advises the boards of national and multinational companies. He also represents clients in arbitration and alternative dispute resolution proceedings and acts as an arbitrator in commercial disputes. Peter is Past President of The Advocates’ Society, a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, and Past Chair of its Ontario Province Committee. Peter is constantly sought out as an expert speaker on advocacy, shareholder disputes, class actions, professional liability, and insolvency and restructuring.

Year Called to the Bar:1980 (ON)
130 Adelaide St W, Suite 2600
Toronto, ON
Phone: (416) 865-2921
Fax: (416) 865-3558
E-mail: [email protected]

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