BCom LLB BCL (Oxon) FCIArb
Mediator, Arbitrator, & Barrister & Solicitor
  •  Author, Economic Loss (1st ed. Longmans 1993, 505 pg.; 2nd ed., Sweet & Maxwell 1998, 808 pg.; 3rd ed. Sweet & Maxwell 2013, 2 Vol., 2,717 pg.)
  • Admitted to practice for 34 years (22 in Canada, 12 in England)

Following the dissolution of Goodman and Carr LLP on 30 April 2007, where I was a Partner in the Litigation Department, specialising in complex commercial litigation, I set up independently to offer the following services to the Profession:

  • Arbitration and Mediation
    • Sitting as an Arbitrator
    • Serving as a Mediator
    • Advising on strategy, procedure or settlement for Arbitration, Mediation or Court litigation
  • Advocacy
    • Appearing as Counsel on Appeals, Trials, Motions and Discoveries in Court,    Arbitrations or Tribunals

Conflict of Interests Counsel

    •    Representing Law Firms/Counsel on disqualification Motions
    •     Conducting cases for counsel and Law Firms who have conflicts of interest, without    jeopardising their relationships with their clients (referrals respected)
  • Co-Counsel
    •     Serving as co-counsel in major matters
  • Legal Research and Drafting
    • high-level legal research in any area of the law
    • drafting effective Factums
    • drafting comprehensive legal opinions
  • In-House Training
    • Seminars/workshops and training on –
    • conducting legal research
    • legal writing, including Factums (written advocacy)
    • oral advocacy
    • preparing for and conducting Examinations for Discovery, Motions, Examinations-In-Chief and Cross-Examinations
    • lectures on important legal topics, including Professional Responsibility and Ethics
    • conducting/moderating the Law Society’s Professional Responsibility Examination for Articling Students
  • Practice Management Consulting
    • Hands-on, practical advice to Partnerships of all sizes on all aspects of practice management, including effective communicating, mentoring and lawyer retention
Tel: 416.595.2491