Is there any conflict of interest restrictions on joint representation in a corporate shareholder litigation?

Ontario, Canada

The following excerpt is from 2235512 Ontario Inc. v 2235541 Ontario Inc., 2016 ONSC 1956 (CanLII):

Courts have found that internal corporate shareholder disputes create “inherent conflicts of interest that effectively restrict a lawyer’s ability to extend joint representation” (see Rice v. Smith, [2013] ONSC 1200).

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