199 Bay St, Suite 4000, Commerce Court West
Toronto, ON M5L 1A9
Phone: (416) 863-3082
Fax: (416) 863-2653
E-mail: jill.lawrie@blakes.com

Jill's practice focuses on product liability matters and the defence of class actions involving a broad range of subject-matter. She has appeared at all levels of the courts in Ontario, as well as the Supreme Court of Canada. She has acted for clients involved in numerous industries, including manufacturers of medical devices, pharmaceuticals, automobiles, food and consumer products, as well as for professional service organizations, financial institutions and insurers. Jill is regularly asked to provide proactive advice to corporations on product warnings, recalls and litigation risks including advice related to various regulatory issues related to food, drugs and consumer product safety. Much of her experience has been gained in large, document-intensive cases involving complex financial, technical, scientific and medical issues, often with a cross-border or multi-jurisdictional focus. She was lead counsel to a leading manufacturer of medical solutions to restore pelvic health in class and individual actions alleging negligent design, manufacture and warning. Jill is a member of The Advocates' Society, the Defense Research Institute, the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel and the International Association of Defense Counsel.

Year Called to the Bar:1993 (ON)
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