James (Jim) Bunting
James (Jim) Bunting
Partner at Tyr LLP
(647) 519-6607
(416) 987-2370
488 Wellington St W, Suite 300-302, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 2003 (ON)
Jim is a founding partner of Tyr LLP. Known for his bold approach as a trial lawyer, Jim represents clients on their most challenging issues across a diverse range of areas. He has been lead counsel in a number of landmark cases, including representing Google in a Reference Application concerning whether there is a “right to be forgotten” in Canada, representing South African–born Olympic champion Caster Semenya (and before her, Dutee Chand) in arbitration proceedings to strike down discriminatory regulations, and representing wind farm developers successfully defending a constitutional challenge to Ontario’s issuance of a renewable energy licence. Jim is consistently named one of Canada's leading litigators by legal directories. His recognitions include being selected as a Lexpert Rising Star: Leading Lawyers Under 40, being awarded the Lexpert Zenith Award: Diversity & Inclusion and named in numerous legal directories, including the Lexpert® Special Edition – Litigation; Lexpert®: Advertising & Marketing, Commercial Arbitration, Litigation – Corporate Commercial, Directors’ & Officers’ Liability, Securities and Class Actions; Chambers Canada: Arbitration; Benchmark Canada as a Litigation Star in Class Actions, Commercial Litigation, and Securities.
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