Gerald Chan

Stockwoods LLP

77 King St W, Suite 4130, TD North Twr, PO Box 140, Toronto-Dominion Ctr
Toronto, ON M5K 1H1
Phone: (416) 593-1617
Fax: (416) 593-9345

Practises criminal, constitutional, and regulatory litigation. Defends all types of criminal and quasi-criminal cases, including white collar/regulatory matters (e.g., involving RCMP-IMET, Canada Border Services Agency, Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Ministry of Labour). Advises on privacy matters. Represents lawyers facing allegations of ineffective assistance as LawPRO counsel, subpoenas in court, and discipline before the Law Society. Counsel in over 20 cases in the Supreme Court of Canada, including cases on digital privacy, cannabis, foreign corruption, and insider trading. Member of the Ontario Inmate Appeal Duty Counsel Program. Named a Top 25 Most Influential by Canadian Lawyer in 2019. Recognized by Lexpert, The Best Lawyers in Canada, and Benchmark Litigation. Co-author of Sentencing, 9th ed. (LexisNexis, 2017) and Digital Evidence: Practitioner’s Handbook (Emond, 2017). Co-editor of Digital Privacy: Criminal, Civil and Regulatory Litigation (LexisNexis, 2018). Faculty member of the National Criminal Law Program and U of T, Faculty of Law. Member of the Judicial Appointments Advisory Committee. President of the Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers, Ontario. Clerked for Justice Abella at the Supreme Court and graduated co-gold medallist from Osgoode Hall Law School.

Year Called to the Bar:2007 (ON)
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