Peter Howard is a partner in the Litigation & Dispute Resolution Group. His practice focuses on commercial litigation, including securities law, class actions, commercial contracts, oppression and other types of shareholder and/or joint venture litigation, and insolvency matters. He has experience in domestic and international arbitrations, mediation, and alternate dispute resolution. He has appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada, the trial and appellate levels of courts in Ontario and in every Canadian province except Québec and Newfoundland and Labrador, and numerous administrative tribunals including the Ontario Securities Commission. Peter is recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada, Chambers Global, Chambers Canada, The Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, Benchmark Canada, and The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory. He was Assistant Commission Counsel in the Estey Royal Commission inquiry into the collapse of CCB and Northland Banks and Commission Counsel to the inquiry into the violence at Queen’s Park (Ontario Legislature) in March 1996.