What We Do

TVS offers litigation services to local, national and international clients spanning a broad range of sectors and practice areas.

Corporate Litigation

TVS has represented officers, directors and executives of public and private companies in a wide range of issues including proxy battles, partnership disputes, shareholder dissent, board issues, direct liability and stock option matters, among others. With respect to contractual disputes, TVS has extensive experience in real estate and insurance disputes, breach of confidentiality agreements, non-compete and non-solicitation agreements and employment contracts.

Notable Cases

  • Assam Company India Limited v. Canoro Resources Limited

    On March 10, 2014, the British Columbia Supreme Court supported the recognition of a $50 million US arbitration award further to the International Commercial Arbitration Act in favour of Taylor Veinotte Sullivan's client. 

  • Elsen v Elsen

    Complete success for TVS' clients after five years of bitterly-fought estates and trusts litigation, including a thirty-five day Trial, concerning the ownership of the assets of a warring family of German industrialists.

  • Jams International Holdings and others v Westbank Holdings and others

    On Appeal by Taylor Veinotte Sullivan, the BC Court of Appeal overturned a lower court decision, and ruled that summary trial procedures are not available in cases of assumed facts, especially when one party does not agree with the assumptions.

  • Receiver of Gibson Pass Resorts v. Her Majesty the Queen (British Columbia)

    An Arbitrator found in favour of Taylor Veinotte Sullivan's client, formerly an operator of several Provincial parks, in both liability (2010) and then a significant damages award (2012), in this case stemming from the Province's unlawful termination of park use permits.

  • Sutton Resources v. Sinclair

    Counsel at Taylor Veinotte Sullivan obtained a pre-trial order from the BC Supreme Court freezing millions of shares owned by a dissident director in the course of a hostile proxy battle.

TVS Specialists

The following are TVS lawyers who specialize in this form of litigation.
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