Joshua Liswood has a specialized health industry practice, advising clients on a broad range of matters with particular emphasis on corporate governance, regulatory issues, private/public relationships and transactions, and medical/legal litigation.
Joshua regularly provides general counsel to the firm’s public and private sector health industry clients, as well as acting on behalf of his clients in their interactions with government and regulatory bodies. Joshua has also advised and assisted healthcare clients in successful negotiations with government in respect of restructuring.
He has argued cases before the Supreme Court of Canada, as well as appearing before the Ontario Court of Appeal, the Superior Court of Justice, the Coroner’s Court, the Health Professions Review and Appeal Board, and other tribunals.
In July 1994, the Law Society of Upper Canada requested that Joshua act as special counsel to the Law Society’s Insurance Task Force. Following the Task Force Report, he was asked to act as Interim President of the Lawyers’ Professional Indemnity Company, which provides liability insurance to all lawyers in Ontario.
Joshua combines extensive experience in health-related legal matters with an emphasis on first understanding his client’s needs to ensure that all the decisions made are responsive to the client’s business goals.