John P. Brown
Partner

McCarthy Tétrault LLP

66 Wellington St W, Suite 5300, TD Bank Twr
Toronto, ON M5K 1E6
Phone: (416) 601-7719
Fax: (416) 868-0673
E-mail: jbrown@mccarthy.ca
 
 
 

Senior litigation partner in Toronto. Member of the National Class Action Group. Specializes in multi-jurisdictional class actions and complex commercial litigation. Regularly acts throughout Canada for domestic and international clients in a wide range of class actions, including worldwide price-fixing conspiracies, illegal interest rates, offshore tax shelters and product liability. Consistently profiled as a leading lawyer in class actions in The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory and Lexpert® Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers in Canada. Co-Chair of the International Bar Association (IBA) Multi-Jurisdictional Class Action/Collective Redress Working Group. Co-author of the IBA Guidelines for Recognizing and Enforcing Foreign Judgments for Collective Redress. Contributing author of Extraterritoriality and Collective Redress (Oxford University Press [UK]), which examines the challenges of international cross-border class-action litigation, and of Defending Class Actions in Canada (CCH), a concise resource on class actions in Canada from a defence perspective. Has presented papers domestically and internationally on multi-jurisdictional class actions to the European Commission, IBA, ABA, OBA and the NJI.


Year Called to the Bar:1983 (ON)
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