bevan brooksbank


bevan brooksbank
Avocat salarié
T 416.367.6604
F 416.682.2807
[email protected]
Litige relatif au droit des sociétés et droit commercial
Recours collectifs
Arbitrage commercial national
Formation / Admission au Barreau
LLB, Osgoode Hall, 2008
Bevan Brooksbank is an associate in the corporate commercial litigation and arbitration
group at Borden Ladner Gervais. He maintains a broad commercial litigation practice
with an emphasis on the defence of class proceedings. He has appeared before all
levels of courts in Ontario, acted on arbitrations, as well as professional disciplinary
tribunals. Bevan has experience in the litigation and arbitration of franchise
disputes, oppression remedy litigation under the Business Corporations Act,
negligence/product liability, and the defence of class proceedings, with a focus on the
Canadian automotive sector.
BA (Hons.) in History, Queen's
University, 2005
Ontario, 2009
Activités professionnelles
Member, Canadian Bar Association
Member, Ontario Bar Association
(past executive committee member,
Class Actions section)
In 2015, Bevan acted on a client secondment to Volkswagen Group Canada reporting
to the general counsel.
While attending law school, Bevan received the Rubenstein Prize for the highest
standing in restitution law and graduated in the top 10% of the 2008 class.
Member, The Advocates' Society
Member, Osgoode Society for
Canadian Legal History
Acts for companies and individuals in corporate commercial, securities
and product liability litigation.
Acts for companies in defence of class proceedings, with experience in
the automotive, franchise, secondary market securities, and consumer
goods sectors.
Acts for, and advises, Canadian automobile manufacturers with respect
to risk management and arbitrations brought nationally under the
National Automobile Dealer Arbitration Program ("NADAP"); experience
has included working with the Volkswagen, Audi, Porsche, Lamborghini,
Toyota, Jaguar/Land Rover, Hyundai and Kia brands.
Successfully acted for putative franchisee class members in appealing a
motion to invalidate an opt-out period in the Ontario Court of Appeal (
1250264 Ontario Inc. v. Pet Valu Canada Inc., 2013 ONCA 279 (C.A.)
reversing 2012 ONSC 4317 (S.C.J.)).
Acted for an automobile manufacturer in defending and settling national
class proceedings, and in responding to inquiries from the Competition
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Successfully represented a corporate defendant at trial before the
Superior Court of Justice (Commercial List) involving oppression remedy
and conspiracy claims (D'Addario v. EnGlobe Corp., 2012 ONSC 1918
(Commercial List) aff'd 2014 ONCA 376 (C.A.)).
Successfully represented a franchisor in obtaining summary judgment in
a nation-wide class proceeding (Fairview Donut Inc. v. The TDL Group
Corp., 2012 ONSC 1252 (S.C.J.) aff'd 2012 ONCA 867 (C.A.)).
Acted for a marketing company in obtaining an arbitral award with
respect to proprietary software, and related judicial review application.
Acted for foreign corporate defendants in contesting jurisdiction in a
secondary market securities class action, and a professional liability class
action and related Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario ("ICAO")
disciplinary hearing.
Assisted in preparation for trial before the Ontario Superior Court of
Justice (Commercial List) concerning interpretation of a credit-default
swap agreement in the asset-backed commercial paper market.
Author, "NADAP: An ADR System in the Canadian Automobile Industry,"
The Canadian Arbitration and Mediation Journal, forthcoming.
Author, ""An Unconscionable Thing for One to Do Towards the Other:"
The Doctrine of Fraudulent Concealment," The Canadian Bar Review,
December 2015.
Speaker, "NADAP and Industry Arbitrations," ADR Institute of Canada
Annual National Conference, October 2014.
Author, ""An Unassailable Right to Speak:" Class Communications, Optout Rights, and the Class Proceedings Act," The Canadian Class Action
Review, Irwin Law, 2013.
Borden Ladner Gervais S.E.N.C.R.L., S.R.L. (BLG) est un grand cabinet juridique canadien
qui offre à ses clients une gamme complète de services, principalement en droit des
affaires, litige commercial et arbitrage ainsi que propriété intellectuelle. BLG est l’un des
premiers cabinets juridiques en importance au pays; il compte plus de 725 avocats,
agents de propriété intellectuelle et autres professionnels dans 5 grandes villes du
Canada. BLG répond aux besoins de ses clients, que ce soit en matière de litige, de
financement ou d’enregistrement de brevets et de marques de commerce.
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