Monty Dhaliwal focuses on commercial litigation, shareholder disputes, injunctions, commercial real estate disputes, insolvency, and corporate restructuring. He has a reputation as a tough advocate who can clean up a crisis with a steady hand.

Representing businesses of all sizes – from sole proprietors and small family businesses to multinationals – he has appeared before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and Ontario Court of Appeal. Monty also represents clients in alternative dispute resolution, including private arbitrations.

Aiming to provide his clients with the best solution to resolve their disputes, he goes the extra mile to understand their businesses and the environment in which they operate, providing practical advice to address complex issues.

A fearless advocate for his clients, he acts on behalf shareholders and directors in complex shareholder and oppression disputes, in derivative actions, and in corporate governance issues. He knows that sometimes disputes need to be resolved, while others need to be litigated.

In commercial real estate disputes, he represents clients in litigating agreements of purchase and sale and leases for real estate. He also acts for developers in litigation matters arising during development activities. These include dealing with municipalities, neighbouring developments, and landowners. To keep the developments moving forward, Monty is known to use creative and aggressive advocacy.

Furthermore, he has experience in estate litigation, IP/trademark litigation, contract disputes, defamation, debt recovery, asset recovery, PPSA security enforcement, breach of contract, insurance litigation, Condominium Act litigation, and breach of trust. Monty also acts for clients in seeking injunctions against businesses and individuals, both urgently and as final orders.


LL.B., University of Buckingham, United Kingdom (2011)

Called to the Ontario Bar, 2014

  • Council Member – Central West Region, Ontario Bar Association
  • Member, The Advocates’ Society
  • Former member, Young Advocates’ Standing Committee (YASC), The Advocates’ Society
  • Vice President and Director, South Asian Bar Association (SABA) of Toronto
  • Former Secretary, South Asian Bar Association (SABA) of Toronto
  • National Representative and Member, International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA)

  • Punjabi
  • Hindi

Monty has proven himself in difficult situations. He can be counted on when the team is facing tremendous odds.

Travis Alders, Lead Systems Safety & Reliability Engineer, L3Harris Technologies
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