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PAUL-ERIK VEEL is a partner at Lenczner Slaght.

Paul-Erik has a broad commercial litigation practice that includes corporate disputes, class actions, competition law, employment disputes, and professional liability.  He has extensive trial experience, having acted as counsel in trials involving a number of industries and subject-matters, including contractual disputes, a dispute over the implementation of a software package, an intellectual property matter relating to a pharmaceutical product, wrongful dismissal matters, and a misleading advertising case. He has also acted for clients in arbitrations, Coroner's inquests, commissions of inquiry, and various administrative tribunals.  He has appeared repeatedly before both the Supreme Court of Canada and the Ontario Court of Appeal.

In addition to his commercial litigation practice, Paul-Erik has broad experience in public law, regulatory, and criminal law matters.  He has represented clients in a number of criminal trials and preliminary inquiries, as well as in various regulatory hearings.

Prior to joining Lenczner Slaght in 2010, Paul-Erik graduated as the Gold Medalist from the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, and then clerked for Madam Justice Louise Charron at the Supreme Court of Canada.

Paul-Erik has previously taught as an adjunct professor at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, and he is currently a sessional lecturer in the graduate program in the Department of Economics at the University of Toronto, where he teaches Economic Analysis of Law. He has published articles on a variety of legal topics, including contracts, competition law, and constitutional law.

Bar Admissions:
Ontario (2010)
Education:
University of Toronto (2009) JD
University of Toronto (2009) MA (Economics)
McGill University (2006) BA (Honours - Economics and Political Science)