Biographie( Disponible en anglais seulement )
Douglas Best has a broad commercial litigation practice with particular emphasis on corporate fraud, employment law, administrative law, regulatory law and general contractual claims and disputes.
Acting predominantly for corporations for more than 25 years, he has gained considerable knowledge and expertise in a range of industries including transportation, real estate and financial services.
Mr. Best also has particular expertise with respect to various injunction type proceedings, including those relating to the preservation and quick recovery of assets: Mareva injunctions, Anton Pillar orders and Norwich orders.
Mr. Best is result-oriented and is committed to providing well-reasoned counsel. He has also written and spoken on various issues over the course of his career, most notably for the transportation industry on defending claims against carriers and for those clients seeking to recover assets taken in fraudulent circumstances.
In addition to being a senior partner of the firm, Doug is both a member of Miller Thomson’s National Executive Committee, and the Toronto/Markham Management Committee, a role which includes leadership of the business development initiatives of those offices. He is also the firm's General Counsel.
- Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors, The Canadian Centre for Diversity (Formerly the Canadian Council for Christians and Jews)
- Canadian Bar Association
- Ontario Bar Association
- Toronto Lawyers Association
- The Canadian Transport Lawyers’ Association
- The (American) Transportation Lawyers’ Association
- The Advocates’ Society
- Association of Certified Fraud Examiners - Toronto Chapter
- The Association of Certified Forensic Investigators of Canada
- LL.B., University of Western Ontario, 1981
- University of Western Ontario, 1978
- Norwich Orders: a Tool for Tracing and Protecting Assets When Having Fallen Victim to Fraud, Corporate Liability, 2011
- Norwich Orders, Bulletin droit criminel et réglementation, May 2008