Guneev Bhinder Photo
Guneev Bhinder Photo
Guneev Bhinder Photo

Guneev Bhinder has a broad commercial litigation practice with a focus on complex disputes in banking and finance, securities litigation, arbitration and corporate governance and insolvency matters.

Guneev has appeared before the Ontario Superior Court, the Divisional Court and the Federal Court of Appeal. She regularly represents clients before the Commercial List Court in Toronto.

Guneev is a member of the Diverse Leaders Academy, American Bar Association (ABA). She has acted as a guest lecturer for the Securities Litigation course at Queen’s University, Faculty of Law. She also volunteers for Pro Bono Law Ontario.

Representative Matters

  • Represented a bank in proceedings to appoint an investigative receiver
    and for relief under the Limited Partnerships Act: Citibank N.A. v. Aralpa
    Holdings LP et. al., CV-23-00702978-00CL
  • Represented a company on an application to fix fair value of dissenting
  • Counsel to a salmon sales company in conspiracy class action proceedings.
  • Represented a computer component manufacturer in successfully
    defeating certification: Jensen v. Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., 2023 FCA
  • Represented a company seeking recognition and enforcement of a foreign
    arbitral award.
  • Represented a Cannabis company in a proposed class action for alleged
    secondary market securities misrepresentations: Kwong v. iAnthus et. al.,
    2022 ONSC 1400.
  • Represented a ground lease tenant in a complex rental reset arbitration.
  • Represented a secured creditor, shareholder, DIP lender and stalking horse
    bidder in a contested CCAA proceeding: Re Green Growth Brands Inc.,
    2020 ONSC 3565.
  • Represented a retirement home to successfully defeat an injunction to
    enforce a restrictive covenant to preclude the home from operating:
    Weston Gardens Retirement Inc. v 2540250 Ontario Ltd., 2019 ONSC 2663.

Speaking Engagements

The Evolving Law Firm: How Law Firms Can Change to Survive (and Thrive) in Today’s World – American Bar Association, 2023 Litigation Section Annual Conference


Rankings & Recognition

  • John A. Kavanagh Memorial Scholarship, University of Ottawa
  • Second Place Winner, Denton’s Ottawa Negotiation Competition

Community Involvement

  • Volunteer with Pro Bono Law Ontario

Directorships & Affiliations

  • Law Society of Ontario
  • The Advocates’ Society
  • Member of Diverse Leaders Academy, American Bar Association

Education & Admissions

Called to the Ontario bar
JDUniversity of Ottawa
BBAUniversity of Toronto


Insights (11 Posts)View More

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ESG Class Actions and Other Lawsuits “Sustainable” into 2023

Recent ESG litigation developments in Canada and what we can expect to see in the near future.

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Jun 14, 2023
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A Second Look at the Ontario Court of Appeal’s Decision Expanding Directors’ Duties

Directive actions would have been preferable to employing an ad hoc fiduciary duty analysis in the Ontario Court of Appeal's decision in Varma

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Nov 15, 2022
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No Discovery Before Leave in Secondary Market Securities Actions

The Court in Kwong v. iAnthus denied a plaintiff's request for documentary discovery before he obtained leave to bring a secondary market securities action.

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Apr 18, 2022
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Supreme Court of Canada Modernizes the Interpretation of Releases

The Supreme Court of Canada in its recent decision determined that releases are to be interpreted using general contract principles and no special rules apply.

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Aug 11, 2021
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Capital Markets Modernization Taskforce Recommendations – Modernizing Enforcement and Enhancing Investor Protection

McMillan commentary on the Capital Markets Modernization Taskforce's recommendations regarding Enforcement and Enhancing Investor Protection.

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May 12, 2021
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Update: Ontario Resumes Limitation Periods and Procedural Deadlines

Ontario limitation periods and procedural deadlines will resume running on September 14, 2020.

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Aug 25, 2020
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Has COVID-19 Lit the Fuse on Insolvencies in the Canadian Cannabis Industry?

We look at the recent market analysis of the Canadian cannabis industry and challenges in cannabis restructuring.

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Apr 9, 2020
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COVID-19: Ontario Suspends Limitation Periods and Procedural Deadlines

Ontario Government made an order suspending limitation periods and procedural deadlines in proceedings in Ontario.

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Mar 22, 2020
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No Insider Trading Without Clear Evidence

"The Ontario Securities Commission's decision on insider trading and importance of clear, convincing and cogent

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Dec 19, 2019
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Court Counsels Engagement with Creditor before Ruling on Proofs of Claim

Court offers guidance on approach to an appeal from a notice of disallowance or determination of a claim by a trustee under section s. 135(4) of the BIA.

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Sep 16, 2019
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Temporary layoff: Constructive dismissal if not provided for in the contract

Temporary layoff: Constructive dismissal if not provided for in the contract

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Jul 14, 2016

Deals & Cases (1 Posts)

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Sansei Technologies, Inc. Acquires Majority Ownership of Laird Holdings Inc. (Forrec Ltd., Forrec Architects Ltd., Forrec U.S., Inc.)

On December 1, 2023, Sansei Technologies, Inc. (“Sansei Technologies”) announced its acquisition of majority ownership of Laird Holdings Inc., the parent company of Forrec Ltd., Forrec Architects Ltd. and Forrec U.S., Inc. (collectively, “Forrec”).

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Dec 1, 2023