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Indepth Knowledge of Insurance


This Practice Group is made up of experienced lawyers from the independent affiliated law firms that comprise Canadian Litigation Counsel.


CLC lawyers have an in-depth knowledge of insurance with broad and varied advocacy experience that places CLC at the forefront of Canadian law firms.

Members of the Subrogation Practice Group litigate claims in contract, tort and equity, and provide clients with professional and aggressive representation focused on timely and cost effective subrogated recovery.

Working closely with insureds and professionals in the adjusting, engineering, construction, environmental, banking, technology, accounting and management communities, Practice Group members are able to formulate innovative strategies that utilize the skills and expertise required to achieve consistent success.

All-Lines Recovery Capability

The individual lawyers and firms of the CLC Subrogation Practice Group have the experience, capability and tenacity to pursue subrogated recovery arising out of a wide array of insurance coverages, including:

  • first party property
  • crime and fidelity
  • marine
  • guarantee and surety
  • specialty lines

Subrogation Practice Group members also pursue rights of equitable subrogation against other insurers in the context of concurrent and overlapping coverage, as well as

  • primary and excess relationships.
  • on-site and at-the-scene attendance, where appropriate, to preserve evidence and control investigation
  • retention of and close collaboration with experts
  • effective liaison with extra-provincial and international lawyers, and legal and regulatory authorities
  • implementation and utilization of state-of-the-art technology
  • cost effective utilization of legal resources
  • adoption of appropriate alternative dispute resolution options

Comprehensive Service

The Subrogation Practice Group understands the value of time and money, and the importance of expeditious resolution. This requires early identification and analysis of potential subrogation targets, the effective collection of evidence, and the implementation and pursuit of appropriate recovery strategies. The lawyers and their firms provide the following services to ensure these goals are achieved:

Flexible Funding Arrangements

Working together with clients, lawyers in CLC's independent affiliated law firms develop an d implement funding arrangements appropriate to the size and complexity of the case and needs of the client. As well, members of the SubrogationPractice Group are skilled in the negotiation and drafting of joint-loss pursuit and pro-rata recovery agreements.