Alternative Dispute Resolution

Minimize your costs with early stage wins

Canada’s largest and most diverse litigation practice for 160 years tailors an effective and cost-effective strategy for each client. Our team considers a “win” at the negotiation table or through mediation or arbitration to be just as important — often more so — than a win in court.

Resolving disputes outside of the courtroom is always our first goal

Wherever possible, our lawyers avoid launching unnecessary formal proceedings and utilize alternative dispute resolution strategies to advance your objectives. Your disputes are resolved proficiently and expediently through creative settlements and inventive mediation, arbitration and negotiation methods. Recognized as one of North America’s “most feared litigation firms” (BTI Consulting), we have been engaged in many of the most significant cases in Canada.

Strategies for full spectrum support

Clients are well-represented in all forms of alternative dispute resolution, including principled negotiations, early neutral intervention and mini-trial. With extensive experience in many forms of mediation and arbitration and unequalled technological support, we regularly engage alternative dispute resolution for complex disputes in:

With the addition of MT3 to the McCarthy Tétrault team, e-discovery projects during alternative dispute resolution are completed even more cost-effectively and expeditiously. This is an important expansion of our capability, including the more efficient collection, review and production of documents during a mediation or arbitration.

Access alternative dispute resolution solutions with adept advice from our astute counsel.