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Katherine Booth is an associate in our Litigation Group in Toronto. She maintains a general civil litigation practice with an emphasis on commercial disputes, class actions, consumer and product liability matters, regulatory investigations and professional negligence.

Ms. Booth has represented clients from a variety of industries, including retail and distribution, food and consumer products, energy, telecommunications, and agribusiness. She regularly represents professionals in cases involving allegations of professional misconduct and negligence. Ms. Booth has appeared as counsel before the Ontario Court of Appeal, the Divisional Court of Ontario and the Ontario Superior Court. She also represents clients in administrative proceedings before various statutory tribunals and in regulatory investigations.

Ms. Booth is a contributor to the Canadian Appeals Monitor blog and has published in the National Insolvency Review. She has also lectured on the topic of civil procedure at Western University Law School. Ms. Booth received her J.D. from Osgoode Hall Law School in 2011 and her Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) from McGill University in 2007.

Ms. Booth’s representative cases include:

  • Successfully represented a food manufacturer in a claim relating to a recall of defective goods.
  • Obtained an urgent Anton Piller injunction order to recover a corporation’s confidential and proprietary information stolen by a former employee.
  • Obtained an emergency injunction to remove trespassers from an energy client’s assets.
  • Successfully defended against a plaintiff’s motion to set aside a settlement agreement, and obtained a significant cost award.
  • Defended an individual against allegations of fraudulent alteration of documents, obtained a substantial indemnity cost award, and opposed leave to appeal.
  • Obtained an order declaring plaintiffs to be vexatious litigants, and successfully defended the appeal.

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