Matt practises business litigation including insolvency and restructuring, corporate and commercial disputes, and fraud and securities litigation. Matt’s extensive track record of success in complex, high-stakes disputes explains why he has been recognized as one of Canada’s top litigation lawyers. He ensures that matters are resolved efficiently and in strategic alignment with clients’ long-term goals.
Matt has appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada, Ontario Court of Appeal, all levels of the Ontario Courts, Federal Court of Canada, New Brunswick Court of Appeal, Supreme Court of British Columbia, The Law Society of Upper Canada, Ontario Securities Commission, Toronto Stock Exchange and the Metropolitan Licensing Commission. Matt has acted as counsel in many major court proceedings, including those on behalf of Nortel Networks (UK), BlackRock, Aon and Hollinger Inc., and has significant experience in trials and court applications.
He is a frequent instructor at litigation related seminars held by The Law Society of Upper Canada, The Advocates' Society and other organizations. Matt is recognized as a leading litigation lawyer in Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business, Best Lawyers Canada, Benchmark Canada and The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory. Matt is a Fellow of The International Academy of Trial Lawyers.