Jamie is a skilled commercial litigator and trusted counsel. He has experience leading complex cases to trial, appeal, arbitration, and out of court resolution. His varied practice includes all manner of business disputes with a focus on commercial real estate and projects/construction litigation.
Jamie’s commercial litigation practice encompasses complex business disputes, real estate and construction litigation, professional liability claims, fraud recovery and defence, insurance coverage disputes, intellectual property litigation, and employment matters. Jamie advises clients in a wide range of sectors including commercial real estate, construction and infrastructure, healthcare, telecommunications, resources, and professional services.
Jamie has obtained successful results for his clients as lead counsel at trials, appeals, arbitrations, injunctions, inquests, and regulatory hearings. He provides pro bono services through the Court of Appeal for Ontario Amicus program.
Jamie is on the Executive Committee of Clyde & Co’s North American Construction Group. He is recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada for his work in commercial litigation and construction law, and The Legal 500 directory recognizes him as a recommended lawyer in construction law. In addition, he is actively involved in the firm's professional development and mentorship initiatives.
Before joining Clyde & Co, Jamie articled and practiced at a prominent commercial litigation boutique in Toronto. Jamie was called to the Ontario Bar in 2007 and obtained his LL.B from Queen’s University in 2006.
Author, "Using a Receivership to Respond to Commercial Real Estate Fraud", Lawyers Daily, October 13, 2017
Author, Covenant to Insure Often Trumps Other Risk Clauses", Lawyers Weekly, December 25, 2015.
Author, “Buyer Beware When Signing Agent Agreement”, Lawyers Weekly, April 24, 2015
Author, “Despite SCC Rulings, Specific Performance Still Useful”, Lawyers Weekly, December 26, 2014
Author, “Managing the Adversarial Expert”, DRI International Newsletter, May 30, 2014
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