Colin's litigation practice focuses on public and administrative law, with a particular emphasis on professional regulation. He has appeared as counsel before all levels of court in Ontario and in hearings before various administrative tribunals. Colin has considerable experience in the regulation of health professionals.
From 2009 to 2014, Colin was counsel to the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, where he appeared in numerous hearings before the College’s Discipline and Fitness to Practise Committees. He previously practised litigation at a large national law firm in Toronto, representing clients in complex commercial and regulatory disputes.
Colin recently returned to Toronto from the United Kingdom, where he pursued graduate studies in law at University College London.
Canadian Bar Association
Ontario Bar Association
The Advocates' Society
Colin Johnston will be a faculty member at the 2018 Ontario Bar Association’s Institute. He has considerable experience in Professional Liability & Regulation and will be moderating the "Opioid Panel: Assessing Risks for Patients and Prescribing Physicians."