February 2012 – Billington Barristers nominated for top litigation boutique in Canada

Canadian Legal Newswire, publisher of Canadian Lawyer and Law Times magazines, has nominated Billington Barristers in its survey of the top ten litigation boutiques in Canada. Our firm is one of only five boutiques on the prairies to be nominated, and one of only four Alberta firms receiving a nomination. Said Rick Billington, QC: “we are pleased to receive this recognition of the innovative approach that we take to our pursuit of judicial remedies on behalf of our clients. We have a skilled, compact team of professionals who focus on overcoming adverse situations faced by our clients.”

You can participate in the survey up to February 14, 2012 at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/Y53WXTP. Results will be published in the April issue of Canadian Lawyer.

Billington Barristers focuses on corporate commercial litigation, and is often at the forefront of developing and implementing judicial remedies to fight fraud. The firm has recognized experience in injunctions, particularly Anton Piller Orders, Mareva injunctions and receiverships, acting for plaintiffs, defendants, receivers and we have been appointed by both Queen’s Bench and the Federal Court as Independent Supervising Solicitor in complex fraud cases. Our practice includes corporate insolvency and restructuring (acting for trustees, creditors and debtors) commercial real estate litigation, shareholder oppression, breach of fiduciary duties and Oil & Gas disputes, including litigation and arbitration. We are a dedicated team based in Calgary, which regularly conducts cases throughout western Canada and Ontario. In addition to his extensive trial and appellate experience, Richard Billington QC is also a trained arbitrator and mediator. Known for “Experienced Litigation Counsel” Billington Barristers is sometimes referred to informally as “Injunctions R’ Us”.