The Essential Guide to Settlement in Canada 


December 2013

LexisNexis Canada
The vast majority of civil disputes are settled before trial, and that means it is vital for in-house counsel, lawyers and others who deal regularly with legal disputes to have a thorough understanding of the settlement process.

The Essential Guide to Settlement in Canada is focused exclusively on the law of settlement. It is a practical guide that offers a straightforward overview of the basic principles of settlement law, guidance on how to implement a settlement, and a collection of forms and precedents to help you navigate and resolve the legal problems you may encounter in your everyday practice.

Highlights of This Volume
  • The settlement process, from preparing for settlement to drafting the settlement documents
  • The legal framework and practice points for making and responding to offers to settle 
  • Partial settlement agreements in multi-party litigation
  • Class action settlements
  • Settlements in employment law and labour relations cases
  • Settlements in cases involving construction law, intellectual property issues, product liability and other specialized practice areas
  • Settlement proceedings in the civil law jurisdiction of Québec
  • Enforcement of settlement agreements

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