Cochrane Saxberg opens its doors.

Cochrane Saxberg LLP is a new 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.

Cochrane Saxberg represents individual and institutional clients in complex, highly contested civil cases and transactional matters. Their lawyers have been and are involved in many of the most significant and topical litigation and business law matters across Manitoba.

Cochrane Saxberg’s clients often turn to them to resolve their most challenging legal problems. They do so because of Cochrane Saxberg’s 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.

While maintaining a focus on providing superior services to their clients, their firm culture is one of collegiality, respect and teamwork.

Their knowledge and experience in Child Protection law is unsurpassed. Cochrane Saxberg’s team of Indigenous lawyers also brings a unique perspective to the protection of children in support of indigenous Child and Family Services Agencies. Their lawyers regularly appear in court at child protection proceedings (dockets, pre-trials, motions, trials and appeals). They also provide regular legal training to front line social workers, agency management and agency board of directors.

Cochrane Saxberg also conducts child abuse registration hearings, foster parent appeals and they have represented their clients at judicial inquest hearings.

Communications with clients throughout the representation process and concern for their satisfaction with the legal services they provide are the cornerstones of the firm’s practice.  They maintain the utmost respect and concern for their clients’ well-being. They take particular care to ensure their cases are handled efficiently and expeditiously.

This commitment to excellence requires hard work and innovative thinking.  Cochrane Saxberg encourage their clients to use the Firm as a pro-active and responsive resource that will contribute to the performance and profitability of their respective enterprises.

Their strength is their lawyers. Accordingly, Cochrane Saxberg actively recruits, supports and promotes talented lawyers.  Their commitment to the continuing education of all of their professionals and staff is ongoing; to ensure the Firm is abreast of current legal, policy, regulatory and other developments that may affect their clients.