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Shareholder Litigation

Oppression Remedies · Derivative Actions · Partnership Disputes

Our lawyers at Gourlay Spencer Wade LLP act for shareholders, boards of directors and other parties in disputes over the ownership, control and proceeds of businesses. Our practice in this area involves matters such as the following:

  • Oppression remedies: Representing both minority shareholders and boards of directors in disputes over allegations that company affairs are being conducted in a manner that is oppressive to or prejudicial against the interests of certain shareholders
  • Derivative actions: Acting for both complainants and boards of directors in shareholder derivative actions alleging that managers and directors of a company have violated their duties and obligations toward, or the rights of, the shareholders
  • Partnership disputes: Acting in disputes between the co-owners of businesses, professional practises and other entities that are organized as general partnerships, limited partnerships and limited liability partnerships

Our lawyers are experienced at litigating claims under the British Columbia Business Corporations Act, the British Columbia Partnership Act and other relevant statutes. As a law firm made up of experienced trial lawyers, we are prepared to fully litigate all claims. To schedule a consultation, please contact our offices at 604-800-4398 or by e-mail.

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