Royal Trust Tower
77 King Street West
Suite 4130, P.O. Box 140
Dispute Resolution: Ontario (Band 3)
Practice Areas: Brian practises commercial litigation, competition law, criminal and regulatory law, discipline proceedings, general civil litigation and administrative law. Brian has frequently acted as counsel on federal and provincial Commissions of Inquiry. In that role, he has served as Commission counsel on the Walkerton Inquiry, Arar Inquiry and the Air India Inquiry. He was lead counsel for the Office of the Chief Coroner of Ontario at the Goudge Inquiry and represented the Commissioner of the Cornwall Public Inquiry.
Professional Memberships: Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers; Fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers; The Advocates' Society; Toronto Lawyers' Association; Canadian Bar Association.
Career: Prior to joining Stockwoods, he served as counsel in the Crown Law Office – Criminal within the Ontario Ministry of the Attorney-General. As Crown counsel, Brian argued appeals before the Ontario Court of Appeal and Supreme Court of Canada and conducted special prosecutions. Brian subsequently served as the Executive Legal Officer to Ontario’s Superior Court of Justice from 1991 to 1993.