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Lenczner Slaght adds three associates

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 @ 1:52 PM | By John Chunn

Lenczner Slaght announced that Aoife Quinn, Jonathan McDaniel and Scott Azzopardi have joined the Toronto law firm as associates.

According to the firm’s press release, Quinn's practice encompasses a broad range of civil litigation. She has particular experience acting for clients on urgent matters, including motions for injunctive relief.

Prior to joining the firm, Quinn articled and practised as a litigator at an international law firm where she worked on a wide variety of civil litigation matters including commercial disputes, real estate disputes and construction lien matters.

Quinn’s advocacy experience began in law school where she was an active participant in the mooting program, receiving an award for top factum at the 2014 Wilson Moot and coaching the winning team in 2015.

McDaniel’s litigation practice includes complex commercial litigation matters, international commercial arbitrations and class action proceedings. Drawing on his varied experience, McDaniel gets to the bottom of the issues that are important to his clients, which have included oil and gas companies, manufacturers, financial institutions, insurers, technology companies and government agencies.

Prior to joining the firm, he practised at a major national firm in both Calgary and Toronto.

In law school, McDaniel volunteered with Pro Bono Ontario's civil litigation drop-in clinic and at Downtown Legal Services’ criminal law division.

Azzopardi’s commercial litigation practice focuses on class actions and competition law. He has assisted with matters before all levels of court in Canada and has appeared before the Ontario Superior Court and the Court of Appeal for Ontario.

Prior to joining the firm, he practised in the litigation department of a major national law firm.

During law school, Azzopardi was recognized for his advocacy skills, winning the Lenczner Slaght Ethics and Professionalism Appellate Advocacy Competition, the Chaitons Corporate Restructuring Moot and placing in the finals of the Gale Cup Moot. He was also a student editor for the Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence.