“Mr. Finlay, with his usual consummate skill ...” (Ontario Court of Appeal). Senior trial and appellate counsel. He was awarded the prestigious OBA Award for Excellence in Civil Litigation in 2012 at which the Hon. Mr. Justice Cromwell, of the Supreme Court of Canada, was keynote speaker. Recipient of the 2012 Lexpert Zenith Award. Fellow of American College of Trial Lawyers and International Academy of Trial Lawyers. Honourary overseas member of COMBAR (England and Wales). Law clerk to Justice Spence, Supreme Court of Canada. Founding Chair of Dickson Circle (senior litigation counsel engaged in pro bono cases). Listed in Chambers Canada; The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory for Litigation – Corporate Commercial, Litigation – Directors’ & Officers’ Liability, Litigation – Securities, and Litigation – Public Law; Lexpert® Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers in Canada; Lexpert® Guide to the 100 Most Creative Lawyers in Canada; The Best Lawyers in Canada; Law Business Research’s International Who’s Who of Commercial Litigators; PLC’s Global Counsel 3000.