We are committed to excellence and passionate about our clients.

About Us

HLD is a full service law firm with a broad range of expertise that allows us to provide our clients with effective advice and results driven representation. Whether we are acting as your advisors or advocates, our lawyers provide a personalized, common sense approach that is practical, timely and cost-effective.


Professional Services

Civil and Commercial Litigation

The resolution of disputes can be a difficult, costly, and disruptive exercise. HLD’s approach to dispute resolution is to provide practical, timely, and commercially-minded advice. With extensive experience, our litigators handle disputes affecting clients in a wide range of matters at a variety of courts and administrative tribunals.

Commercial Law

HLD has over 30 years of business law experience.  Our clients consist of partnerships, family businesses, and local, national and multinational corporations.  Our extensive experience enables us to represent and assist our clients in a variety of areas, including corporate governance, shareholder agreements, franchising, commercial leasing, financing, mergers and acquisitions, partnership agreements, and contract negotiation and drafting.

Condominium Law

Our specialized practice provides advice and representation to condo corporations in Toronto and throughout Ontario. HLD acts as legal counsel to residential and commercial condo corporations ranging in size from 150 units to 1000 units. We work with your Board to make your condos the best condominium community it can be.

Insurance Law

We offer Ontario insurers a wide-range of cost-effective litigation solutions. HLD employs practical litigation strategies to achieve early, favorable resolution of disputes, and to minimize legal expenses.

Personal Injury Law

HLD is dedicated to helping individuals who have suffered serious personal injuries or have been denied their rightful insurance benefits. With extensive experience in insurance litigation, HLD is uniquely poised to provide insight to ensure your case is a success, while recognizing the value of personal service and accessibility.

Real Estate Law

HLD has over 30 years of real estate law experience.  Our clients include home owners, as well as large and small commercial and residential landlords.

Residential Tenancy Law

HLD has extensive experience advising and representing landlords.   This allows us to provide comprehensive services with respect to property acquisition and disposal, financing, construction, property management, employment, contracts, leasing and litigation.  The depth of our roster of legal professionals, which includes junior lawyers and paralegals, enables us to provide cost-effective legal services.

Our expertise allows us to provide our clients with effective advice and results driven representation.

Our Partners


Brian Horlick



Douglas H. Levitt

B.A., LL.B.


David Di Lella

B.A. (HONS), LL.B.

Full Team