W. Niels Ortved > McCarthy Tétrault > Toronto, Canada > Lawyer Profile

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

Work Department

Litigation: General Commercial


Senior trial and appellate experience including corporate/commercial litigation, administrative law, intellectual property, professional negligence, criminal litigation and disciplinary proceedings. Has appeared as counsel at all levels of courts, including the Supreme Court of Canada, and in many administrative tribunals and Royal Commissions.


Former faculty member and Head of the Trial Advocacy Course (University of Toronto, Faculty of Law); Managing Partner, McCarthy Tétrault LLP, Toronto, 1996-2002; called to the Ontario Bar, 1973.


Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers (former Ontario Provincial Chair); elected Bencher, Law Society of Ontario, 1996-2003; ABA; CBA; IBA; The Advocates’ Society, Medico-Legal Society; Criminal Lawyers’ Association.