Iris has a broad-based litigation practice, with experience ranging from complex commercial disputes to white-collar crime, class actions, constitutional, competition and regulatory matters. She also has extensive experience in the areas of media, defamation, privacy and access to information.
Media organizations, such as the Toronto Star, frequently rely on Iris’s expertise in free expression and court openness matters, including defending libel claims, opposing publication bans and getting access to court documents. She often speaks and writes on openness issues.
Iris regularly advises clients in relation to the Competition Act, including investigations and related class actions. She also advises clients in a range of industries on domestic and international anti-corruption legislation. Her expertise includes conducting internal investigations, advising on compliance programs and assisting clients with anti-corruption due diligence for commercial transactions.
Iris has appeared as counsel at all levels of courts in Ontario, the Supreme Court of Canada and the Federal Court of Canada, as well as before administrative tribunals, arbitration panels and inquests.