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Brendan* will find the path to victory for his clients. That’s good news for his clients, who he represents in corporate and commercial litigation, professional liability cases, and shareholder and employment disputes. Brendan plays§ hard for his clients, whether it is in the courtroom, boardroom or a private mediation. He earns the respect of his colleagues and the confidence of his clients based on his efficient and creative problem-solving skills, which he uses to navigate complex and stressful disputes and to win the best outcome for his clients. A natural leader, Brendan received the Gordon Cressy Award for Leadership in law school. He is also an avid athlete, who can be found at hockey arenas around the GTA. .



Brendan F. Morrison

is a partner at Lenczner Slaght.

Brendan has a varied civil litigation and appellate practice with a focus on corporate and commercial litigation, professional liability, and shareholder and employment disputes. As counsel to both plaintiffs and defendants, Brendan has a record of success guiding his clients through their most challenging disputes.

Brendan has appeared before all levels of courts, including the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Ontario Court of Appeal, the Federal Court, the Federal Court of Appeal, and the Supreme Court of Canada. He has also represented clients before courts of other provinces and various administrative tribunals such as the Capital Markets Tribunal, the Human Rights Tribunal, the Health Professions Appeal and Review Board, the Ontario Municipal Board and the discipline committees of the Ontario College of Massage Therapists and the College of Physicians and Surgeons.

Brendan earned numerous awards for his achievements at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, where he represented the school at the Phillip C. Jessup International Moot Competition and the Arnup Cup for Trial Advocacy. He also served as Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of International Law & International Relations and was awarded the Gordon Cressy award for leadership.

Brendan speaks fluent Spanish and French and is the Co-Chair of the Firm’s Student Committee.

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  • The Advocates' Society - +10 Standing Committee Member

  • Canadian Bar Association

  • Ontario Bar Association

  • The Commercial Bar Association

  • Amici Camping Charity - Board of Directors

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  • Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory (2020-2023)

    Litigation - Corporate Commercial, Medical Negligence, Professional Liability

  • Lexpert Special Edition: Canada's Leading Litigation Lawyers (2020-2022)

  • Best Lawyers in Canada (2020-2023)

    Corporate & Commercial Litigation, Defamation & Media Law, Healthcare Law, Medical Negligence

  • Gordon Cressy Student Leadership Award (2011)

    University of Toronto

  • Laskin Award in Constitutional Law (2009)

    University of Toronto

  • Valedictorian (2006)

    University of King's College

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