Welcome to Investigation Counsel

 

The focus of our firm is fraud recovery. Some of our lawyers are former police officers. Other lawyers have obtained fraud recovery litigation experience through the traditional approach to law. The competitive advantage we offer to fraud victims is better value through superior advocacy at boutique firm rates. We also have access to law enforcement and investigative networks that assist us better assess cases as they unfold and recover on behalf of our clients.

The Focus Of Our Firm Is Fraud & Debt Recovery Litigation

 

Fraud and Debt Recovery Litigation is the focus of our firm. We act as counsel to corporate, institutional and individual victims of fraud in the context of investment transactions, employer scenarios and in business or personal relationships

 

Fraud Recovery Assessments

 

While Fraud and Debt Recovery Litigation is the focus of our firm, Fraud Recovery Assessments are a service we provide to fraud victims on a fixed rate or complementary basis. Whether our assessment is fee based or complementary depends on the complexity of the matter and whether we are retained for the recovery litigation.

 

Investor Class Actions

 

Investment losses are an inevitable part of investing in the stock market. However, investors do not assume the risk of misleading financial statements, misrepresentations in MD&A, oppressive conduct by directors and officers, insider trading, market manipulation, and professional negligence involving a company’s auditors or professional advisors. Investigation Counsel can provide knowledgeable, timely guidance and representation in investor class actions and assist in the recovery of investment losses 

Consumer Class Actions

 

Investigation Counsel P.C. acts on behalf of Canadian consumers in cases involving dangerous or shoddy products; misleading advertising that misrepresents the alleged quality or benefits of a consumer product or service; invasion of privacy and the unauthorized access and use of consumers’ personal data; and fraudulent billing that results in consumers paying hidden charges and fees 

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Fraud & Debt Recovery

Litigation

 Fraud and Debt Recovery Litigation is the focus of our firm. We act as counsel to corporate, institutional and individual victims of fraud in the context of investment transactions, employer scenarios and in business or personal relationships

Fraud Recovery Assessments 

While Fraud and Debt Recovery Litigation is the focus of our firm, Fraud Recovery Assessments are a service we provide to fraud victims on a fixed rate or complementary basis. Whether our assessment is fee based or complementary depends on the complexity of the matter and whether we are retained for the recovery litigation.

Class Action Litigation 

Investigation Counsel PC. regularly acts for shareholders in investor class actions, group actions, and individual actions involving primary market (prospectus) or secondary market liability, shareholder oppression, breach of fiduciary duty, insider trading and tipping, market manipulation, and professional negligence involving audits or technical reports under National Instrument 43-101

Anton Piller Orders

At Investigation Counsel, we as the ISS for law firms seeking to preserve evidence by way of an Anton Piller Order. Our policing experience and extensive networks ensure that Anton Piller Orders are executed peacefully and properly.

Due Dilligence 

 Fraud and Debt Recovery Litigation is the focus of our firm. We act as counsel to corporate, institutional and individual victims of fraud in the context of investment transactions, employer scenarios and in business or personal relationships

Criminal Prosecutions 

At Investigation Counsel, we as the ISS for law firms seeking to preserve evidence by way of an Anton Piller Order. Our policing experience and extensive networks ensure that Anton Piller Orders are executed peacefully and properly.

Meet Our Team

Our Services

Fraud & Debt Recovery Litigation

 Fraud and Debt Recovery Litigation is the focus of our firm. We act as counsel to corporate, institutional and individual victims of fraud in the context of investment transactions, employer scenarios and in business or personal relationships

Fraud Recovery Assessments

While Fraud and Debt Recovery Litigation is the focus of our firm, Fraud Recovery Assessments are a service we provide to fraud victims on a fixed rate or complementary basis. Whether our assessment is fee based or complementary depends on the complexity of the matter and whether we are retained for the recovery litigation.

Class Action Litigation

 Fraud and Debt Recovery Litigation is the focus of our firm. We act as counsel to corporate, institutional and individual victims of fraud in the context of investment transactions, employer scenarios and in business or personal relationships

Meet Our Team

Norman J. Groot

Based on his police experience and his experience thereafter as a litigator, Norman has joined forces with other lawyers with police experience and created the law firm Investigation Counsel Professional Corporation.

Norman’s practice is focused on fraud recovery litigation for retailers, insurers, private companies and individuals who have incurred losses to rogue employees, officers or directors, or due to failed investments or contractual arrangements with ill intentioned third party service providers or others

John Archibald

John is an experienced lawyer who maintains a broad commercial litigation practice with an emphasis on protecting investor rights. He regularly acts for shareholders in investor class actions, group actions, and individual actions involving primary market (prospectus) or secondary market liability, shareholder oppression, breach of fiduciary duty, insider trading and tipping, market manipulation, and professional negligence involving audits or technical reports under National Instrument 43-101. John also has experience acting for secured and unsecured creditors in bankruptcy and insolvency proceedings. He has appeared before all levels of the Ontario Court.

Erin Stoik

 An academic at heart, Erin has written theses at both the undergrad and graduate level as well was working towards a PhD in Philosophy of Education before deciding to pursue a career in law. With an extensive background in analytical research and writing, Erin brings her research skills to bear on a wide variety of areas of law including torts, civil procedure and criminal law

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Ashley Ferguson

 An academic at heart, Erin has written theses at both the undergrad and graduate level as well was working towards a PhD in Philosophy of Education before deciding to pursue a career in law. With an extensive background in analytical research and writing, Erin brings her research skills to bear on a wide variety of areas of law including torts, civil procedure and criminal law

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Geoff Keeble

Geoff joined Investigation Counsel PC as a law student in 2016. His interest in fraud investigations and advocacy for victims of financial crime brought him back to the firm throughout his time in law school. In June 2019, Geoff completed his Articles with Investigation Counsel PC and was called to the Bar. Geoff represents clients in the Ontario Superior Court and has appeared before the Small Claims Court and Human Rights Tribunal as well.

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P: 416-637-3150

E: admin@investigationcounsel.com

350 Bay Street. Suite 300

Toronto, Ontario.

M5H 2S6

Investigation Counsel PC.

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