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New partner for Hansell McLaughlin

Friday, February 28, 2020 @ 12:06 PM | By John Chunn

The Hansell McLaughlin Advisory Group announced that Eric Morgan has joined the firm as a partner.

According to the Toronto firm’s press release, Morgan’s practice covers corporate governance advice and dispute resolution. He has advised directors and senior management on litigation and risk management and acted in numerous corporate and commercial disputes.

Morgan has appeared as counsel before the Supreme Court of Canada, the Ontario Court of Appeal, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the B.C. Supreme Court, the New Brunswick Court of Queen’s Bench and the Canadian International Trade Tribunal, as well as in arbitrations and mediations. He has also made submissions to the Ontario legislature regarding arbitration legislation and advised on anti-corruption matters. He is the author of a book on professional negligence, a book chapter on dispute resolution in Canada and numerous articles. He has spoken at various conferences.

Morgan previously practised as a litigator at Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP in Toronto. Before joining Osler, he worked at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP in London, during which time he was seconded to the Bank of England and the litigation and special investigations team of Barclays Bank plc. He also taught criminal law at Oxford University.

He obtained his law degree from Oxford University and a degree in economics from the University of Toronto. He was admitted to the Ontario bar in 2011.