Carolyn Brandow - Lerners LLP

Carolyn Brandow

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2014

Practices in the area of commercial litigation including contract and business disputes, appeals, administrative tribunals (human rights, privacy law), defence of professionals in self-regulation discipline and complaint proceedings, shareholder disputes and real estate litigation.  Also practices in the area of health law including public health law, hospital privileges disputes and regulatory college proceedings.

University of Western OntarioBA 1995University of Western OntarioLL.B 1998
Ontario Bar AssociationCanadian Bar AssociationThe Advocates' SocietyMiddlesex Law AssociationSouthwest Region Women in the Law Association


Noteworthy Cases:

Baxter v. Ontario (Real Estate and Business Brokers Act Registrar), 2012 ONCA 632 (CanLII) – The Court of Appeal dismissed an appeal from a decision that the registration of a broker should be restricted rather than revoked for his involvement in purchases of several properties which were then relisted within a short period at significantly inflated prices.

Macksoud v. Carroll, 2011 ONCA 108 (CanLII): An appeal of a dismissal of a request to add new defendants to a case started before new Limitations Act.

1565703 Ontario Limited v. St. Clair Tavern (Sarnia) Limited, 2011 ONCA 523 (CanLII) – A successful appeal of a default judgment against a landlord who had locked a tenant out of a property and the tenant’s assets in the building were never retrieved by the tenant.

Cranston v. Cranston, 2010 ONSC 6429 (CanLII) (Ont.Div.Ct.): An appeal of a summary judgment motion under 2011 amendments to Rule 20.

Deemar v. JDEB Vet Management Inc. and JDEB Vet Management Inc., 2007 CanLII 17374 (ON S.C.), 2007 CanLII 24670 (ON S.C.) and 2007 ONCA 893 (CanLII) (Ont. C.A.) - An appellate decision after two Superior Court application decisions denying a commercial tenant's request to arbitrate the rent and term of a future period of tenancy where the lease had expired and allowing a writ of possession to be issued to evict the tenant.

Sempecos v. State Farm [2003] O.J. No. 2886, (2003), 38 C.P.C. (5th) 64 (Ont.C.A.); [2002] O.J. No. 4498, (2002), 29 C.P.C. (5th) 99 (Ont. Div.Ct) - Appellate decisions flowing from a motion in which the insurer asked to have a separate trial of punitive damage claims in a fire loss claim.

A&E Radiator v. Dominion (2003), 68 O.R. (3d) 30, [2003] O.J. No. 4471, (2003) 11 C.C.L.I. (4th) (Ont. Div. Ct) - An appellate decision regarding an insured person’s request for an appraisal in a fire loss insurance claim.

Sayles v. Acton [2005] O.J. No. 2188 and 3669, 2005 CarswellOnt 4012, 2005 CarswellOnt 2189 (Ont.S.C.J.) - A trial regarding alleged farm business losses due to a delayed closing of an Agreement of Purchase and Sale for a farm property.

Turkington v. Lai, 2007 CanLII 48993 (Ont. S.C.J.) - A trial decision dismissing the claims of the plaintiffs who had alleged that the defendant physician was negligent with respect to a laparoscopic procedure which was converted into a laparotomy after which the plaintiff developed a bowel injury and peritonitis.

Office Location

85 Dufferin Avenue
P.O. Box 2335
London, ON N6A 4G4

Practice Areas

Administrative and Public Law