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Patrick is the National Leader of BLG’s Health Law Group. He defends hospitals, healthcare organizations and employees in medical malpractice and class action litigation as counsel to the Healthcare Insurance Reciprocal of Canada. He acts as general counsel to healthcare organizations and regulated professionals, appearing regularly before the courts and administrative tribunals. He provides advice to clients in areas including privacy and cybersecurity, physician credentialing, quality of care reviews and adverse event management.


Ontario Bar, 1992. LLM, University of Cambridge. LLB, Queen’s University.

Professional Memberships

Member, Ontario Bar Association, Past Executive, Health Law Section; Executive Committee Member, Medico-Legal Society of Toronto.