Robert B. Cohen

Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP

40 King St W, Suite 2100, Scotia Plaza
Toronto, ON M5H 3C2
Phone: (416) 869-5425
Fax: (416) 350-6929

Robert (Bob) Cohen is a partner practising in the area of commercial and securities litigation. His practice focuses on oppression remedies and other shareholder disputes for public and private companies, securities regulation, directors' and officers' liability, investor fraud and receiverships. He has numerous favourable arbitration, trial and Court of Appeal decisions. In addition to appearing in the Ontario Securities Commission as successful counsel (InterRent REIT), Bob has appeared as successful counsel before the Ontario Court of Appeal in seminal decisions on banking law (Valentine v. TD Bank) and contract and disclaimer interpretation (Solway v. Kennedy). He was also successful counsel in the Supreme Court of Canada decision determining presumptions of law as they pertain to joint bank accounts in the context of estate disputes (Saylor and Madsen v. Brooks). Bob has an AV preeminent rating with Martindale-Hubbell and is also recognized as a leading lawyer in the Lexpert® Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers in Canada and The Best Lawyers in Canada. He was called to the Ontario Bar in 1991 and is also a member of the British Columbia Bar.

Year Called to the Bar:1991 (ON); 2012 (BC)
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