John Nicholl, BCL, LLB (McGill), Ad E, was one of the founding partners of a leading Canadian insurance defence boutique that merged with Clyde & Co in 2011. Now based primarily in Toronto, he divides his practice between Clyde & Co's Montreal and Toronto offices. He has extensive trial and appellate experience litigating insurance coverage and liability defence cases in both English and French.Mr Nicholl was formerly a lecturer at the McGill University Faculty of Law, and is currently a fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America. He was named Advocatus Emeritus by the Quebec Bar in 2012 and is featured in The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2012 as a leading practitioner in the fields of professional liability; litigation - product liability; litigation - directors' and officers' liability; litigation - commercial insurance; and personal injury. He also appears in The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers 2013, The International Who's Who of Insurance & Reinsurance Lawyers 2012 and Who's Who Legal: Canada 2012, in the field of insurance and reinsurance; Best Lawyers in Canada 2012, sixth edition, in the fields of class action litigation, directors' and officers' liability, insurance law and legal malpractice law; and Martindale-Hubbell Top Lawyers in Canada 2012. He holds a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent peer review rating of 5/5 for insurance, professional liability and litigation. Mr Nicholl is a member of the Quebec Bar and the Law Society of Upper Canada, and is licensed in all Canadian jurisdictions.
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