Senior partner Paul Morrison has built a national reputation as one of Canada's leading counsel in complex corporate and commercial litigation, including class action litigation, securities litigation, competition litigation, insolvency litigation, professional liability, products liability, and domestic and international arbitration. He regularly acts on behalf of leading companies and institutions, both foreign and domestic, and has appeared at all levels of trial and appellate court, including the Supreme Court of Canada and before administrative tribunals and arbitration panels. Paul’s career has been characterised by numerous lengthy and complex trials. He has represented some of the world’s most prominent institutions and corporations in litigation involving hundreds of millions of dollars. His work highlights cover more than 200 reported cases, and include clients in a broad range of industry sectors, including financial services, banking, insurance, technology, manufacturing, mining and government. Paul also has an unparalleled reputation and experience in the defence of class proceedings, and has been lead counsel for major Canadian banks, insurers, and telecommunications and multinational manufacturing companies.
Paul is consistently ranked in trusted North American and international directories, and through peer review, is considered a leading and repeatedly recommended litigator. He is, by invitation, an honorary overseas member of the Commercial Bar Association of England and Wales (COMBAR). He is an inducted fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, and a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb).