Neal is a Toronto Litigation lawyer with over 30 years of experience. He has developed a solid reputation for being both effective and efficient in meeting the requirements of his clients in various practice areas including, Litigation, Collections, Contract Law, Commercial Law, Real Estate Law, Construction Law, Estate Law. He offers excellent services at competitive rates while always maintaining the best interests of his clients.
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Neal offers all clients a personable experience with a clear understanding of your needs every step of the way.
Neal has represented many cases and has listed some significant and landmark cases, as follows:
Counsel in Beals v. Saldanha,  S.C.J. No. 77 - is a leading supreme court of Canada decision on the conflict of laws, where the court established the requirements to enforce foreign judgments in Canada. The court held that foreign judgments were enforceable in Canada where there was a "real and substantial connection" between the foreign jurisdiction and the subject matter giving rise to the claim. This was a landmark case for enforcement of foreign judgments.
Counsel in Heritage Masonry Ltd. V. Building Team Ltd. (1995), 28 C.L.R. (2d) 101 (Ont. Gen. Div.), Ont. Ct., May 27, 1996 Divisional Court Decision which is the landmark case that decided contractors may not deduct their overhead from the trust funds which are payable to their sub-contractors or suppliers.
Counsel in Van Arnhem v. Lornewood Tanning Salon Inc.,  O.J. No. 2858, 11 C.L.R. (2d) 54. This is a significant case which determined that an individual will be liable for breach of trust if that individual can control whether funds are advanced to an owner or contractor.
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