Richard B. Swan
Partner

Bennett Jones LLP

100 King St W, Suite 3400, 1 First Canadian Pl, PO Box 130
Toronto, ON M5X 1A4
Phone: (416) 777-7479
Fax: (416) 863-1716
E-mail: swanr@bennettjones.com
 
 
 

Co-Head of the firm's litigation department; practice focuses on complex corporate, commercial and estate law issues. Co-Chair of the firm's Commercial Litigation Practice Group. Comprehensive and extensive trial and appellate experience, having appeared before all levels of court in Ontario, the Federal Court of Canada, Supreme Court of Canada and an array of administrative and arbitral tribunals. Practice specialties include corporate disputes, shareholder oppression issues, commercial disputes, insolvency litigation, injunctions, arbitrations, estate litigation, professional negligence, economic torts, and administrative law. Frequent lecturer and speaker at legal and professional conferences. Former Director of The Advocates’ Society. Recognized in The 2016 Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada and Lexpert® Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers in Canada. 2015 Benchmark Ontario Litigator of Year. 2016 Chambers Canada, top commercial litigators. Was one of Lexpert’s original "Top 40 Lawyers Under 40" in Canada in its inaugural 2002 list, and is regularly recognized as a leading corporate/commercial litigator in peer-ranked publications. LLB and BCL, with Honours, McGill University. Law Clerk to the Federal Court of Appeal.


Year Called to the Bar:1991 (ON)
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