Peter Howard is a partner in the Litigation & Dispute Resolution Group. His practice focuses on commercial litigation, including securities law, class actions, commercial contracts, oppression and other types of shareholder and/or joint venture litigation and insolvency matters. Peter also has extensive experience in arbitrations, mediation and alternate dispute resolution. Peter has appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada and the trial and appellate levels of courts in Ontario as well as numerous administrative tribunals including the Ontario Securities Commission. He has also appeared in the Courts of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick. Peter was Assistant Commission Counsel to The Honourable Mr. Justice Estey at the Royal Commission into the collapse of CCB and Northland Bank and Commission Counsel to the Inquiry into the Events at Queen’s Park on March 18, 1996 (the OPSEU–OPP Confrontation). Peter is a member of the Canadian Bar Association. He has participated as a lecturer at the Bar Admission Course for the Law Society of Ontario and in numerous panels and conferences on advocacy skills, insolvency, securities, banking and commercial litigation.