Paul Fruitman
Paul Fruitman
(416) 596-2870
(416) 598-3730
145 King St W, Suite 2750, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 2006 (ON)
Paul’s commercial litigation practice focuses on contract disputes, infrastructure and construction disputes, health law, employment law, shareholder disputes, and product liability matter. He has extensive expertise acting for healthcare institutions and professionals in civil and regulatory proceedings, and acts as counsel to corporate directors and officers, in shareholder disputes and oppression claims. Paul has appeared at all levels of court in Ontario, in judge-alone and jury trials, the Federal Court, and in administrative and arbitral tribunals. He regularly appears before the Toronto Commercial List. Paul has acted as counsel in many major proceedings, including the $1 billion class action against SNC Lavalin and alleged nomination fraud involving the Ontario PC Party. Current clients include the University Health Network and Facebook, among others. Paul frequently presents on litigation topics and trial advocacy, and is a frequent instructor at Osgoode's Annual Intensive Trial Advocacy program. He is a member of OBA’s Alternative Business Structures Task Force and CBA’s working group for Solicitor-Client Privilege Claims at the Canadian border. His writing has appeared in the Annual Review of Civil Litigation and he is a regular contributor to The Advocates’ Journal.
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