22 Adelaide St W, Suite 3400, Bay Adelaide Centre, East Tower, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1990 (ON)
Keith Batten practises litigation, focused on insurance coverage opinions, defence of insurance coverage actions, and defence of insurance brokers' errors and omissions claims. He has acted in defence of numerous insurance brokers' errors and omissions claims for major insurance brokerages and professional liability insurers. Claims have involved questions of coverage and interpretation under many forms of policy including commercial property, homeowners, general liability, professional liability, marine, fidelity, surety, entertainment, livestock, and automobile. Keith acts in defence of coverage claims under property and liability policies, and in defence of insurance coverage disputes generally, including mass tort and institutional sexual abuse. Keith has acted in such matters before all levels of court in Ontario at trial and appeal, and has acted on leave applications to the Supreme Court of Canada as applicant and respondent. Editor of BLG's Canadian Insurance Law Newsletter for 20 years. Recognized by The Best Lawyers in Canada in the field of insurance law since 2009. Recognized by Who’s Who Legal: Canada for insurance and reinsurance. Educated at the University of Melbourne, Australia, and University of Windsor, Ontario. Called to the Ontario Bar in 1990.