Kate Menear is a partner in the Commercial Litigation Group in BLG’s Toronto office. Kate is an experienced litigator with a broad based commercial litigation practice, which includes expertise in the retail and telecommunications industries as well as the emerging cannabis market. She regularly advises large Canadian corporations with respect to a wide range of complex commercial disputes. Kate also has expertise in extraordinary remedies including Anton Piller (civil search) and Mareva (asset freezing), as well as injunction proceedings. She was seconded to a client for a term, where she gained valuable direct insight into the issues faced by in-house legal teams.
Kate has attended motions, appeals, mediations and trials. She has appeared as counsel before the Ontario Court of Appeal, Ontario Divisional Court and Superior Court of Justice. Kate regularly advises large Canadian corporations in respect of a wide range of commercial disputes.