Robert Armstrong is a partner in Gowlings’ Toronto office, practising in the area of advocacy, and is recognized as one of Canada’s leading counsel. His practice emphasizes complex commercial matters, class actions, international arbitration, banking/securities issues, competition law, product liability and multi-faceted corporate litigation.
Robert has extensive experience both as a trial and appellate lawyer and as a strategist in complex, multi-party, multi-jurisdictional disputes, working closely with clients and other counsel in all Canadian provinces, the United States, Europe and Asia.
Robert has appeared as counsel before all levels of provincial and federal courts in Canada, including the Supreme Court of Canada, and before numerous arbitral tribunals around the world.
Robert regularly works with clients and lawyers in other jurisdictions. He has had very close working relationships with clients and lawyers in the United States, Europe and Asia and is frequently involved in multi-jurisdictional litigation. Such relationships allow Robert to assemble the right resources to seamlessly address any problems with an international dimension.