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McMillan's SCC Group provides Effective, Efficient, and Expeditious ("3E") service to our clients, whether it be as Supreme Court of Canada advisors, co-counsel or Ottawa Agents. We routinely coach or assist appellate counsel with customized service depending on their needs for the particular case.

McMillan professionals help clients lead by:
  • Interpreting the Supreme Court Act and all rules and procedures
  • Providing preliminary opinions on leave applications
  • Assisting with applications for leave to appeal or intervene and assisting materials 
  • Advising on and attending all Supreme Court motions: stays, extensions or abridgment of time, new evidence, adding or substituting parties, sealing orders and publication bans, striking materials, stating constitutional questions, quashing appeals, reconsideration or rehearing
  • Advising on and preparing appeal and cross-appeal materials
  • Counseling on appearances (first or second chair)
  • Producing, servicing and filing all documents
  • Advising on taxation of costs
  • Attending Registry to obtain materials in other files for analysis
  • Anything else you may require
  • Indalex Ltd., Re, 2013 CarswellOnt 733, 2013 CarswellOnt 734, 2013 SCC 6 - Counsel: Éric Vallières, Alexandre Forest, Yoine Goldstein, for Intervener, Canadian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals
  • Option consommateurs v. Infineon Technologies AG, 2013 CarswellQue 10520, 2013 CarswellQue 10521, 2013 SCC 59
  • Public Performance of Sound Recordings, Re, 2012 CarswellNat 2382, 2012 CarswellNat 2383, 2012 SCC 38 - Counsel: David W. Kent, Sarah Kilpatrick, for Respondent, Motion Picture Theatre Associations of Canada
  • Alternative granite & marbre inc., Re., 2009 CarswellQue 10706, 2009 CarswellQue 10707, 2009 SCC 49 - Counsel: Éric Vallières, Sidney Elbaz, for Intervener
  • BCE Inc., Re, 2008 CarswellQue 12595, 2008 CarswellQue 12596, 2008 SCC 69 - Counsel: Markus Koehnen, Max Mendelsohn, Paul Macdonald, Julien Brazeau, Erin Cowling, for Respondent / Appellant on Cross-Appeals, Group of 1997 Debentureholders
  • NAV Canada c. Wilmington Trust Co., 2006 CarswellQue 4890, 2006 CarswellQue 4891, 2006 SCC 24 - Counsel: Bertrand Giroux, Markus Koehnen, Jeff Gollob, Jason Murphy, Jean-Yves Fortin, Geneviève Bergeron for Wilmington Trust Company, Wilmington Trust Corporation, Renaissance Leasing Corporation, Heather Leasing Corporation, G.I.E. Avions de transport régional and ATR Marketing Inc. (30729, 30730, 30731, 30732, 30738, 30740, 30742, 30743, 30745, 30749, 30750)
  • Gifford v. Canada, [2004] 1 S.C.R. - Counsel: Michael Templeton and Richard Thomas, for the appellant Thomas Gifford
  • Eli Lilly & Co. v. Novopharm Ltd., [1998] 2 S.C.R. 129 - Counsel: Donald N. Plumley, Q.C.,Mark Mitchell and Stephanie Chong, for the appellant Novopharm Limited
  • Eaton v. Brant (County) Board of Education, 1996 CarswellOnt 5035, 1996 CarswellOnt 5036, [1996] S.C.J. No. 98 - Counsel: David W. Kent, Melanie A. Yach and Geri Sanson, for Interveners Council of Canadians with Disabilities, la Confédération des organismes de personnes handicapées du Québec, Canadian Association for Community Living, and People First of Canada
  • Morguard Investments Ltd. v. De Savoye, 1990 CarswellBC 283, 1990 CarswellBC 767, [1990] 3 S.C.R. 1077 - Counsel: Peter Reardon, for respondents
  • National Corn Growers Assn. v. Canada (Canadian Import Tribunal), 1990 CarswellNat 611, 1990 CarswellNat 741, [1990] 2 S.C.R. 1324, [1990] S.C.J. No. 110 - Counsel: C.M. Flavell and G.C. Kubrick for intervenors (Ontario Corn Producers et al.)
  • Reference re Bill 30, An Act to amend the Education Act (Ont.), 1987 CarswellOnt 1049F, 1987 CarswellOnt 1049, [1987] 1 S.C.R. 1148 - Counsel: Larry T. Taman and David W. Kent, for Canadian Civil Liberties Association
  • Lumberland Inc. v. Nineteen Hundred Tower Ltd., 1975 CarswellQue 53F, 1975 CarswellQue 53, [1977] 1 S.C.R. 581, 10 N.R. 393 - Counsel: Michael A. Gagnon, for the respondent
  • 671905 Alberta Inc., et al. v. Q'Max Solutions Inc., Leave to Appeal (Docket 29926)
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