David McCutcheon - Dentons Canada LLP

David McCutcheon

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2006
Phone: 416-863-4538

David practises as a commercial litigator and ADR specialist, focusing on real estate, environmental law, construction, corporate/commercial and shareholder rights.

David is recognized nationally and internationally as a leading practitioner in the areas of litigation and arbitration. In particular, David is recognized in Chambers Global: The Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers for Business published by Chambers & Partners, and Experts in Commercial Arbitration, published by Euromoney.

David has achieved an “AV” Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, one of the leading authorities on the legal profession. The AV rating demonstrates that a lawyer has reached the height of professional excellence.


Osgoode Hall Law SchoolLL.B 1974
Dispute Resolution Alliance of CanadaAdvocates’ SocietyArbitration and Mediation Institute of OntarioCanadian Bar Association

Client Comments

"As a senior litigator, David has a superior combination of legal knowledge, litigation skills, and practical business sense. He is particularly adept at dealing with large complex litigation matters, providing clarity and good strategic advice."

"David McCutcheon has a clear and practical understanding of the law. He is able to balance legal positions and good business sense in a manner which advances a cause efficiently and successfully. I have worked for him, been adverse to him - including being cross examined - and have appeared before him in arbitrations. He communicates his thoughts well and responds quickly. I respect his abilities and trust his judgments and advice is always thoughtful."

Office Location

77 King Street West
Suite 400
Toronto, ON M5K 0A1

Practice Areas

Alternative Dispute Resolution
Corporate and Commercial Litigation
Environmental Law
International Arbitration

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