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Pallett Valo Grows Its Commercial Litigation Practice With an Additional Hire

MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO – November 30, 2020 – Pallett Valo LLP, the largest law firm in Peel Region, is pleased to welcome Rita Benjamen as a member of its Commercial Litigation Practice.

Rita’s expertise includes business litigation disputes, real estate litigation, commercial tenancy disputes, defamation, product liability, expropriation, shareholder disputes, and contractual disputes. Rita has handled disputes surrounding the purchase, sale, development, and leasing of real estate, as well as negligence claims, asset and debt recovery cases, and product liability cases. In addition, Rita represents clients through various forms of alternative dispute resolution, including mediations. Acting for individuals and businesses, her clients range from family-owned enterprises to large multinational corporations. Rita also represents clients in corporate and shareholder litigation, including oppression claims.

Rita regularly appears before all Ontario courts, including the Superior Court of Justice and the Small Claims Court. She also represents clients before various administrative tribunals, including the Landlord and Tenant Board.

Ted Evangelidis, a Partner at Pallett Valo and the Litigation Practice Group Head says, “We are delighted to welcome Rita to the firm. Her breadth of experience will complement our well-established Commercial Litigation team perfectly and enable us to support our growing client base further”.

About Pallett Valo LLP

Pallett Valo is the largest law firm in Mississauga, whose roots in the community go back to 1948. The firm practices in the areas of business law, commercial litigation, commercial real estate, construction, insolvency & corporate restructuring, employment & labour, and wills, estates, & trusts. The firm has 40 lawyers, including 14 partners, 4 senior counsel, 22 associates and 51 support staff.  It was recently voted as a Top 10 Regional Law firm for the fifth time in successive surveys sponsored by Canadian Lawyer magazine and has lawyers consistently ranked among the best lawyers in Canada.

Pallett Valo LLP has earned my trust and loyalty based on their extensive legal knowledge and expertise, further enhanced by their prompt service and attention to detail.
Mark Hallink