Known for his resourceful approach to litigating some of the most challenging business cases in Canada and the Caribbean. Frequently consulted and appears as counsel on complex multi-jurisdiction litigation matters. Member of the Bars of Ontario, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Belize, the British Virgin Islands (BVI), Dominica, Grenada and St. Kitts and Nevis. Cases have ranged from challenging restraint orders made pursuant to criminal Mutual Legal Assistance Treaties, to multi-jurisdictional corporate disputes involving shareholder rights and director's duties, to commercial disputes, to complex trusts and estates litigation, all frequently involving assets in foreign jurisdictions. Many such cases have led to important or precedent-setting judgments, including judgments in the areas of venue selection, constitutional rights and freedoms, the court’s jurisdiction to grant relief involving foreign elements, and electronic discovery. Memberships: Past President of Canadian Association of Black Lawyers; member, Judicial Appointments Committee for the Ontario provincial court; recipient of 2016 OBA Award for Distinguished Service, 2013 Lincoln Alexander Award (Law Society of Upper Canada), 2012 Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Award.
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Litigation - Corporate Commercial