Jim Bunting is a partner with a diverse, complex commercial litigation practice. Jim's experience includes advertising and deceptive or unfair trade practice disputes, securities litigation, defence of class actions, contractual disputes, directors’ and officers’ liability, insolvency matters, defamation and franchise litigation. Jim has appeared as counsel before all levels of courts in Ontario, the Supreme Court of Yukon, the Court of Queen's Bench (Saskatchewan), the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia, the Court of Queen's Bench (Winnipeg), the British Columbia Court of Appeal, the Federal Court and the Federal Court of Appeal. He has also acted as counsel in a wide range of private arbitrations and mediations and appeared as counsel before the Ontario Securities Commission and the Environmental Review Tribunal.
Jim also has extensive experience handling sports-related disputes. He has acted for athletes, coaches and agents in a variety of different matters, including contractual claims, doping infractions, carding disputes, gender equity complaints, team selection appeals and disciplinary appeals. He has appeared before the International Court of Arbitration for Sport and the SDRCC (Canada's national arbitral body for sports-related disputes). In 2002, Jim clerked with the Court of Arbitration for Sport at the Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City.
Jim's full bio is available here.