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International Arbitration and Cross-Border Litigation

Our team of experienced lawyers in international arbitration and cross-border litigation is available to provide you with strong representation under commercial contracts and international investment treaties.

Indeed, the international arbitration and cross-border litigation group has significant experience in representing local and foreign companies in disputes before Canadian courts, some of which involve foreign jurisdictions and states. Similarly, our team is qualified to advise Canadian companies to help them protect their rights in the context of international business relationships. We are also able to collaborate with international partners in order to provide effective and coordinated representation before foreign courts.

The team also has considerable experience in the arbitration rules of the ICC, UNCITRAL, ICSID, and other renowned arbitration institutions. Additionally, we are experienced in ad hoc arbitration procedures and mediation procedures.

Our firm offers a full range of legal services to resolve cross-border disputes and resort to international arbitration. We have the necessary expertise to help you navigate the complexities of cross-border commercial disputes and protect your interests.

Here is an overview of our main services:

International Arbitration: We have strong experience in representing clients in international arbitrations. We represent clients in procedures provided for under arbitration clauses contained in commercial agreements, as well as under various international investment treaties. We also intervene in the presentation of recognition procedures and in the execution of international arbitral awards.

Cross-Border Commercial Litigation: We represent the interests of our clients in all types of international commercial disputes, including international contracts for the sale of goods, partnerships (joint ventures), distribution, services, transport, and licensing, as well as other intellectual property rights.

Why choose DS Avocats Canada?

DS Avocats stands out for its recognized expertise in international litigation and international arbitration. Here are some reasons to choose us as your legal partner:

In-depth expertise: Our lawyers possess strong expertise in cross-border litigation and international arbitration. We are familiar with the various conventions and applicable international rules, as well as the rights and remedies they offer to our clients.

Global network: Our global platform is present in 24 countries and on four continents, allowing us to offer legal advice and practical guidance on applicable law in multiple states. We are also able to serve our clients in several languages.

Strategic approach: We adopt a strategic approach in managing cross-border disputes, carefully evaluating available options and developing tailored strategies to protect your interests and achieve your business objectives.

Efficient dispute resolution: Our goal is to resolve disputes efficiently and appropriately. We strive to minimize costs and delays, while ensuring that your rights and interests are fully defended.

Commitment to client satisfaction: We place our clients at the heart of our legal practice. Your satisfaction is our top priority, and we are committed to providing you with personalized, responsive, and high-quality service.

Contact us today to discuss your needs in international arbitration or cross-border litigation. We are here to help you overcome obstacles and find solutions that work for all parties involved.

Vincent Routhier


Jing (Catherine) Ou



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