With a focus on commercial litigation, Jan Weir has worked with clients ranging from small and medium businesses regarding simple contract cases and shareholder disputes to major complex litigation such as the Greymac Trust and Dome Petroleum matters.
He’s applied his experience in commercial litigation to matrimonial matters where asset valuation, fraud and hidden assets are significant issues. He represents employees in wrongful dismissal actions. With his experience in commercial litigation he assists business immigration applicants to obtain successful results.
He is a recognized expert in commercial litigation. He wrote the commercial litigation column for Canadian Lawyers Weekly for 10 years and frequently contributes articles to the Advocate’s Brief, the publication of the Advocates Society of Ontario.
He’s also co-authored the Critical Concepts of Canadian Business Law, a text that is widely used in business schools across Canada. He is a former Chair of the Technology Task Force of the Advocates Society and is a former instructor in civil litigation in the Bar Admission course run by the Law Society of Upper Canada.
A frequent guest lecturer, he has spoken at a variety of schools of business and law schools. He currently teaches in the School of Management studies at the University of Toronto.
Jan prides himself on dealing effectively and efficiently with his clients’ cases while respecting their financial resources.