Katherine J. Menear

Katherine J. Menear  


Executive Summary

Kate Menear is a partner in our Commercial Litigation Group in our Toronto office. Kate’s practice encompasses a range of civil litigation matters with a specific focus on complex commercial litigation, securities litigation, injunctions and interlocutory remedies (including Anton Piller orders), shareholder disputes, and auditor and accounting negligence actions.

Kate has appeared as counsel before the Ontario Court of Appeal, Ontario Divisional Court and Superior Court of Justice. She has attended at motions, appeals, mediations and trials. Kate regularly advises large Canadian corporations in respect of a wide range of commercial disputes.

Representative Work

  • Acts for a major convenience store retailer on a range of commercial litigation matters and labour disputes.
  • Acts for a major grocery store chain on a variety of commercial litigation matters.
  • Represents clients in the telecommunications industry on satellite piracy matters.

Publications & Presentations

  • Author, “Recent Updates in Contract Law,” Presentation at BLG In-house Counsel Professional Development Conference, October 2012.
  • Co-Author, “Class Actions” section of the “Litigation and Mediation” chapter, Ultimate Corporate Counsel Guide, CCH Canadian Limited with the Canadian Corporate Counsel Association, 2006.