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New litigation partner for Torkin Manes

Thursday, April 08, 2021 @ 9:30 AM | By John Chunn


Torkin Manes welcomed Doug Bourassa who has joined the firm as a partner in its litigation group.

According to the firm’s news release, Bourassa is an accomplished trial lawyer. He has conducted many trials in the Superior Court of Justice as lead counsel. He is equally experienced in appellate advocacy with numerous appellate level decisions to his name, both at the Divisional Court and the Court of Appeal level.

Bourrassa has experience in all aspects of commercial and residential mortgage remedies including power of sale, receivership proceedings, foreclosure and judicial sales. He is often retained by private lenders to assist with complex subordinate mortgage disputes and enforcements.

In addition to real estate related matters, Bourrassa acts for his business clients on a wide range of commercial disputes. He has experience in fraud related litigation, including injunctive relief such as Mareva injunctions, Norwich orders, certificates of pending litigation and other interim forms of relief.