David Delagran practises civil litigation, with a focus on Trusts and Estates Litigation and Commercial Litigation. He has over 25 years of trial and appellate court experience and has appeared and argued cases before all levels of court in Ontario as well as the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench and Alberta Court of Appeal.
In contentious trusts and estates disputes, he represents personal and institutional estate trustees, as well as beneficiaries in all matters arising out of the administration of trusts and estates including administration, will challenges, dependent support claims, interpretation issues and breaches of trust. David works together with the firm’s Estates and Trusts solicitors to form an effective multidisciplinary litigation team.
He has directed a full range of commercial litigation cases, including partnership disputes, secured creditors’ remedies, property disputes, commercial fraud, mortgage priority issues and a broad range of employment matters.
Within the firm, David is mentor to several associates and is past Chair of the Articling Committee. When not engaged in law-related activities, David can often be found on a soccer pitch, or on the waters of Georgian Bay.
David has been counsel of record in over 50 reported decisions in a wide variety of practice areas including estates litigation, contract disputes, employment matters, insurance claims and general tort litigation.