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McCarthy Tétrault
66 Wellington Street West
Suite 5300, TD Bank Tower Box 48
Toronto ON M5K 1E6

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Partner in the firm’s Litigation Group and Lead of the firm’s National Franchise & Distribution Practice. Focuses on complex commercial litigation and franchise-distribution law. Active commercial litigation practice before arbitration panels, all levels of court in Ontario, the B.C. Supreme Court, and the Supreme Court of Canada. Routinely advises domestic and international franchisers, manufacturers and master distributors in all areas of franchise-distribution law, including strategic and risk management issues, franchise agreements and national disclosure documents. Also advises numerous chartered banks on bills of exchange and other banking litigation.


Clerked Ontario Court of Appeal, 2007; Ontario Bar, 2008


Canadian Bar Association, American Bar Association, Canadian Franchise Association, Advocates Society.