"27 Goodmans partners among the leading Canadian lawyers." - Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada
Goodmans Publications

The Commercial List Update: What You Need to Know


Lawyer Jason Wadden
Area Litigation


Article originally published by the OBA, Continuing Professional Development, November 2012

Excerpt from "The Commercial List Update:  What You Need to Know":

As the law has evolved and grown more complex, a number of specialized courts have been created to deal with specialized areas of law.  It was believed that having different procedures and, in some cases, judges with particular experience or expertise, would better serve the ends of justice for these cases.  In 1991, the Commercial List was created and designed to respond to the challenges and issues that are unique to modern day complex commercial cases.

Download PDF