Cochrane Saxberg is a litigation, child protection, employment and labour, corporate and Indigenous advocacy law firm. The Firm is made up of 5 partners and 6 associates who until June 30, 2017 all practiced at the law firm of D’Arcy & Deacon LLP.
We represent individual and institutional clients in complex, highly contested civil cases and transactional matters. Our lawyers have been and are involved in many of the most significant and topical litigation and business law matters across Manitoba.
Our clients often turn to us to resolve their most challenging legal problems. They do so because of our lawyers’ remarkable experience and their depth of expertise. Lawyers at Cochrane Saxberg offer substantive knowledge that encompasses such diverse areas as complex civil and commercial litigation, indigenous law, administrative and regulatory law, child protection, insurance defence, arbitration and mediation, business law, construction law, debt collection, entertainment and media law, family law and pension law.
We focus on providing superior services to our clients. Our firm culture is one of collegiality, respect and teamwork.
Our knowledge and experience in Child Protection law is unsurpassed. Our team of Indigenous lawyers also brings a unique perspective to the protection of children in support of indigenous Child and Family Services Agencies. Our lawyers regularly appear in court at child protection proceedings (dockets, pre-trials, motions, trials and appeals). We also provide regular legal training to front line social workers, agency management and agency board of directors.
We also conduct child abuse registration hearings, foster parent appeals and we have represented our clients at judicial inquest hearings.
Communications with clients throughout the representation process and concern for their satisfaction with the legal services we provide are the cornerstones of our practice. We maintain the utmost respect and concern for our clients’ well-being. We take particular care to ensure our cases are handled efficiently and expeditiously.
This commitment to excellence requires hard work and innovative thinking. We encourage clients to use the Firm as a pro-active and responsive resource that will contribute to the performance and profitability of their respective enterprises.
Our strength is our lawyers. Accordingly, Cochrane Saxberg actively recruits, supports and promotes talented lawyers. Our commitment to the continuing education of all of our professionals and staff is ongoing; to ensure the Firm is abreast of current legal, policy, regulatory and other developments that may affect our clients.