James (Jim) Bunting


180 John St.
Toronto, ON M5T 1X5
Phone: (647) 519-6607
Fax: (416) 987-2370
E-mail: [email protected]

Jim Bunting is a founding partner of Tyr LLP. Known for his bold approach as a trial lawyer, Jim represents clients on their most challenging issues. Jim carries on a complex trial practice across a diverse range of areas. He has been lead counsel in a number of complex and landmark cases, including representing Google in a Reference Application concerning whether there is a “right to be forgotten” in Canada, representing South African–born 800 metre Olympic champion Caster Semenya (and before her Dutee Chand) in arbitration proceedings seeking to strike down discriminatory regulations, and representing wind farm developers successfully defending a constitutional challenge to the Ontario government's issuance of a renewable energy licence. Jim is consistently named one of Canada's leading litigators by legal directories. His recognitions include being named in the Lexpert®/ROB Special Edition: Canada's Leading Litigation Lawyers, in Chambers Canada: Arbitration, in Lexpert's Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40 and in Benchmark Canada as a Litigation Star in Class Actions, Commercial Litigation and Securities.

Year Called to the Bar:2003 (ON)
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Litigation - Corporate Commercial
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Litigation - Securities
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