Jim is an experienced litigator handling complex commercial disputes. Prior to founding Tyr LLP in June 2019, he was a senior partner at Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP in the Litigation Group.He excels at identifying the critical business issues in his client’s litigation and resolving them in a way that is practical and with a view to achieving the client’s business objectives. His areas of expertise include shareholder and oppression remedy actions, class actions, securities disputes, insolvency, gaming and competition matters. He has appeared as counsel before all levels of court in Ontario, the Supreme Court of Canada and a variety of other courts and administrative tribunals across the country. Jim has received numerous recognitions, including The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory — Litigation: Corporate Commercial, Litigation: Directors’ & Officers’ Liability, Litigation: Securities; Chambers Canada: Canada’s Leading Lawyers for Business — Litigation, General Commercial: Ontario; Benchmark Canada — Competition (Litigation Star), General Commercial (Litigation Star); and The Best Lawyers in Canada — Class Action Litigation, Corporate and Commercial Litigation, Gaming Law (Lawyer of the Year 2018, Toronto), Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law and Securities Law.
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