Product Liability

Professional Liability and Regulation

Public and Administrative

Practice Contacts


  • Counsel to a psychiatrist in an appeal raising the novel issue of the jurisdiction of the Consent and Capacity Board to grant remedies under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.  Successfully responded to the appeal.

    Paul-Erik Veel & Danielle Glatt | August 17, 2017

  • The College of Psychologists of Ontario v Papadopoulos

    Prosecuted psychological associate with respect to statements made through an online advice forum. Case addressed novel issues regarding the College's jurisdiction and the scope of internet treatment.

    May 18, 2013

  • College of Massage Therapists of Ontario v Dickerson

    Prosecution of member for professional misconduct arising from engaging in an intimate relationship with a client and falsifying receipts.

    May 17, 2013

  • Inquest into the Death of Michael Douglas

    Represented three physicians at a Coroner's Inquest into the death of Michael Douglas, a psychiatric patient who eloped from hospital and was fatally shot by police.

    September 18, 2008

  • Counsel to the College of Psychologists of Ontario on a successful motion to dismiss an application to the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal relating to the applicant’s registration proceeding at the College.

    Andrew Porter | August 15, 2001

  • Counsel to a family physician in the successful defence at trial of the decision to discharge a patient from hospital, following which the patient sustained a fall.

    Andrew Parley & Andrew Porter | August 11, 2001

  • Counsel to Grant Thornton LLP in connection with a dispute regarding allegations of professional negligence against an auditor.

    Shara N. Roy & Margaret Robbins | August 7, 2001

  • Counsel to a defendant law firm in a proposed class proceeding in Saskatchewan relating to a tax donation program alleging professional negligence.

    Peter Griffin & Shara N. Roy | August 5, 2001

  • Counsel to optometrists in a successful review of a decision of the College of Optometrists of Ontario to issue written cautions, on the basis that the underlying provision of the professional misconduct regulation improperly restricted the members’ Charter rights to freedom of expression and freedom of association.

    Nina Bombier | August 4, 2001

  • Counsel to the respondent physician in proceedings before the Human Rights Tribunal relating to an allegation of discrimination with respect to services because of disability and reprisal.

    Anne E. Posno & Constanza Pauchulo | July 26, 2001

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