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Lenczner Slaght hires new counsel

Monday, February 11, 2019 @ 1:22 PM | By John Chunn

Lenczner Slaght Royce Smith Griffin LLP announced that Amanda Smallwood has joined the firm as counsel.

Smallwood is a litigator with a focus on health care. According to the firm’s press release, she has acted for professionals in a range of sensitive and complex matters before disciplinary and regulatory tribunals, and before all levels of court in Ontario. She has also presented continuing education programs for various health care providers, providing practical advice on how to reduce the risk of complaints and litigation in professional practice.

Prior to joining Lenczner Slaght, Smallwood served as a law clerk for the judges of the Ontario Divisional Court and the Superior Court in Toronto, gaining early exposure to the way judges think about and apply the law. She went on to use these insights as a litigator with a leading insurance defence firm in Toronto, primarily defending professional negligence and malpractice claims, regulatory proceedings, human rights complaints and related appeals.

She also gained experience defending occupier’s liability, commercial and tort motor vehicle claims.