McCarthy Tétrault Lawyers Author Chapter in World Class Actions

World Class Actions

ISBN: 9780199730247

Pages: 848

Format: Paperback, 6.125 x 9.25

Price: $ 270 CDN

Toronto, August 1, 2012 — McCarthy Tétrault is pleased to announce that its lawyers David Hamer and Shane D’Souza co-authored the "Multijurisdictional and Transnational Class Litigation: Lawsuits Heard 'Round the World" chapter in the newly published World Class Actions: A Guide to Group and Representative Actions Around the Globe.

Published by Oxford University Press, World Class Actions is a practical guide for lawyers, clients, legal support professionals, academics, policymakers and judges on the procedures available for class, group and representative actions internationally. Each chapter is written by a local attorney familiar with the laws, best practices, legal climate and culture of the jurisdiction. Many of the chapters introduce key books, treatises, articles and other reference materials that can be used for further research.

The chapter by Mr. Hamer and Mr. D’Souza offers guidance to international lawyers who represent clients involved in cross-border, multinational and international class actions.

Mr. Hamer is a senior partner in the firm’s Litigation Group in Toronto, a founder of its National Class Actions Group, co-chair of its Global Mining Litigation Group and a member of its national Board of Partners. He is the lead author of Defending Class Actions in Canada, published by CCH.

Mr. D'Souza is an associate in the firm’s Litigation Group in Toronto, maintaining a general civil, administrative and commercial litigation practice with an emphasis on securities litigation. He is also part of the teaching team for Osgoode Hall Law School’s "Lawyer As Negotiator" course.

World Class Actions: A Guide to Group and Representative Actions Around the Globe is available from the Oxford University Press website at

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