John J. Morris

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

22 Adelaide St W, Suite 3400, Bay Adelaide Centre, East Tower
Toronto, ON M5H 4E3
Phone: (416) 367-6241
Fax: (416) 367-6749

Senior Counsel and past National Leader of BLG’s Health Law Group. Practice focuses on medico-legal litigation, hospital governance and medical staff privileges. Certified Specialist in Health Law, Law Society of Ontario. Has appeared before all levels of court in Ontario, as well as the Hospital Appeal Board and the Health Professions Appeal and Review Board. Recipient of the Walter Williston Award for Legal Scholarship, 1983. Member of the Advisory Committee to the Inquiry on Mental Competency, 1989. Co-author of Law for Canadian Health Care Administrators, 2nd Ed. (LexisNexis Canada, 2011); co-author of Canadian Nurses and the Law, 2nd Edition (LexisNexis Canada, 1999); consulting editor for the Canadian Health Law Practice Manual (LexisNexis, 2000–10). President of the Medico-Legal Society of Toronto (2002–03). Sessional lecturer at Queen’s University Law School in Alternative Dispute Resolution (2003–09). Sessional lecturer, Osgoode Hall Law School in Health Law LLM (2008–Present). Called to the Ontario Bar in 1983. Recognized in the 2019 edition (and since 2016) of Chambers Canada (health law – Band 1) and The Best Lawyers in Canada (administrative & public law, health care law, medical negligence and personal injury litigation). Martindale-Hubbell BV distinguished.

Year Called to the Bar:1983 (ON)
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