BCL/LLB (University Scholar),
McGill University, 1990
University of Toronto, 1986
Prior to founding Tyr LLP in June 2019, he was a senior partner at Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP in the Litigation Group where he practiced for over twenty five years.
Jim is an experienced litigator handling complex commercial disputes. He excels at identifying the critical business issues in clients’ litigation. His areas of expertise include shareholder and oppression remedy actions, class actions, securities disputes, insolvency, gaming and competition matters. He has appeared as counsel before all levels of court in Ontario, the Supreme Court of Canada and a variety of other courts and administrative tribunals across the country.
Jim has received numerous recognitions, including Chambers Canada: Canada’s Leading Lawyers for Business—Litigation, General Commercial: Ontario, Benchmark Canada—Competition (Litigation Star); General Commercial (Litigation Star), The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory—Litigation: Corporate Commercial; Litigation: Directors’ & Officers’ Liability; Litigation: Securities, and The Best Lawyers in Canada—Class Action Litigation; Corporate and Commercial Litigation; Gaming Law (Lawyer of the Year 2018, Toronto); Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law; and Securities Law.
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