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Lars Brusven

About

Lars* knows that achieving a successful outcome for his clients requires a firm grasp of the complex details while maintaining a steady focus on the greater strategic goals. He puts these skills to work daily in his litigation practice. Lars knows§ his way around the court room, as he has represented clients before all levels of court in Ontario, the Federal Court of Canada, and various administrative tribunals. Before joining Lenczner Slaght, Lars was Crown counsel at the Department of justice , having represented the federal government in constitutional and commercial litigation and judicial review proceedings. In his spare time, Lars can be found cycling around the City—rain, snow, or shine—in search of the perfect pickled herring and aquavit pairing. .

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Lars Brusven

is a lawyer at Lenczner Slaght.

Lars' varied litigation practice includes commercial disputes, professional liability matters, public law litigation, and class actions.  He has represented clients at all levels of court in Ontario, the Federal Court of Canada, and numerous administrative tribunals.

Before joining Lenczner Slaght, Lars was a litigator at the Department of Justice, where he represented the Attorney General of Canada and federal government departments in constitutional litigation, contract and tort matters, class actions, and judicial review proceedings. Lars has helped clients navigate high-profile complex litigation and has advised clients through sensitive matters requiring discreet legal assistance.

Lars earned a joint JD/MA (International Affairs) from the University of Ottawa and Carleton University, where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the Ottawa Law Review and Assistant Editor of the Paterson Review of International Affairs. During law school, Lars completed studies at Tel Aviv University and earned various advocacy awards as a member of championship moot court, negotiation, and mediation competition teams.  

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