Bryan Finlay  QC - WeirFoulds LLP

Bryan Finlay QC

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2006

Bryan Finlay QC is recognized as one of the top litigation lawyers in Canada.

Bryan's counsel practice is broad and has engaged the most complex commercial, constitutional, tort and public law issues. These have included issues of corporate espionage, spoliation, fraud, shareholder rights, directors and officers' responsibilities, financial reporting obligations, responsibilities and obligations of government and its various agencies, securities regulation, fiduciary obligations, defamation, policing, and competition law issues.

Bryan was awarded the prestigious 2012 Ontario Bar Association Award for Excellence in Civil Litigation at a gala dinner on September 27, 2012 at which the Honourable Mr. Justice Cromwell, of the Supreme Court of Canada, was the keynote speaker.

In December 2015 Bryan accepted an invitation from the Supreme Court Advocacy Institute to join the Advisor Roster for Toronto. The Institute offers to all counsel appearing before the Court the opportunity to appear before a panel of two or three senior appellate counsel to moot their argument in advance of the hearing. The Institute has a roster of senior appellate counsel with significant Supreme Court of Canada experience ("advocacy advisors") in every major Canadian city.

University of TorontoUniversity of TorontoLL.B 1967
Ontario Bar AssociationThe Advocates' SocietyCanadian Bar AssociationCommercial Bar Association (England & Wales)American College of Trial LawyersInternational Academy of Trial Lawyers

Office Location

66 Wellington Street West, Suite 4100
TD Bank Tower
P.O. Box 35
Toronto, ON M5K 1B7

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2015 Lawyer of the Year in Bet-the-Company Litigation of the Toronto Metro Area
Bryan Finlay QC has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2015!

Practice Areas

Administrative and Public Law
Bet-the-Company Litigation
Class Action Litigation
Corporate and Commercial Litigation
Director and Officer Liability Practice
Securities Law