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Is the National Leader of BLG’s Health Law Group. He defends hospitals, healthcare organizations and employees in medical malpractice 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, including the Consent and Capacity Board, and in regulatory proceedings. Has been counsel to hospitals and employees at numerous Coroner’s Inquests.

Professional Memberships

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


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