Joined Torys as Counsel in September 2004 after retiring as a Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada. Was Chief Justice of the Federal Court and Deputy Attorney General for Canada prior to his appointment to the Supreme Court. Also began serving as Interim President of the University of Toronto in September 2004 and assumed a full-time senior advisory role at Torys in July 2005. Advises government and businesses on important legal and policy matters. Provides guidance, advice and support to clients of Torys and members of the firm. A former Professor and Dean of the University of Toronto Faculty of Law and former Vice President and Provost, also at the University of Toronto. Author of numerous publications and recipient of many awards and honours in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom and Italy. Ontario Bar, 1970. Dip Int’l L, 1966, Cambridge University. LLM, 1964, Cambridge University. LLB, 1962, University of British Columbia.
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