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Partner - General and Estate Litigation, Insurance and Property Disputes and Professional Negligence

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Phone: 519.660.7862
Fax: 519.660.7863

Paul is a partner in Siskinds’ civil litigation group. Paul has appeared before all Ontario courts as well as the Federal Court of Canada, and various regulatory tribunals and licensing boards. His multifaceted practice has focused on representing and advising institutions, municipalities and business owners, as well as enforcing and protecting individuals’ rights.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Western University, 1980
Bachelor of Laws, Western University, 1984

Called to the Bar in Ontario, 1986

About

Paul has been practicing civil litigation for 35 years. As a partner in Siskinds’ civil litigation group, Paul has successfully represented clients before the Superior Court of Justice, the Ontario Court of Appeal, and the Federal Court of Canada, as well as many provincial tribunals and licensing boards. His multifaceted practice is focused on representing and advising institutions, municipalities, business owners, and private individuals. Paul’s representation of private individuals has included enforcing and protecting the rights of individuals under insurance and employment contracts, as property owners, as individuals with entitlements under trusts, wills and estates, and as the victims of abuse or other wrongs. He also prosecutes and defends negligence, property damage and economic loss claims. He has taught civil procedure as an adjunct professor at Western University’s Faculty of Law.

Click here to view an extensive article that outlines our Estates team in more detail.

Memberships and Associations

Advocates Society, Member
Ontario Bar Association, Member
Middlesex Law Association, Member

Publications and Speaking

Paul has taught as an adjunct professor at the Faculty of Law at Western University and has been a presenter at programs run by the Advocates Society, Elder Abuse London Middlesex, the Ontario Association of Social Workers and the Credit Institute of Canada. He is a past instructor at the Law Society of Ontario Bar Admission Course, the Canadian Institute of Management and the Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario.

Community Involvement

Vice Chair, McCormick Home Foundation, Board of Directors
Past Vice Chair and Member, Neighborhood Legal Services of London Board Of Directors
Sexual Misconduct Committee, Diocese of London, Past Member
University of Western Ontario Health Science Research Ethics Board, Past Member
Pro Bono Students Canada Mentor of the Year, Western University, 2012
World Elder Abuse Day, Elder Abuse London and Middlesex, 2017, Presenter
Law Society of Upper Canada Bar Admission Course, Civil Litigation and Professional, Past Instructor
Frequent Guest, CJBK Radio “Ask the Expert”
Past Chair, and member, St. Joseph’s Parish Advisory Board
Youth Soccer coach for 19 years

Paul has been practicing civil litigation for 35 years. As a partner in Siskinds’ civil litigation group, Paul has successfully represented clients before the Superior Court of Justice, the Ontario Court of Appeal, and the Federal Court of Canada, as well as many provincial tribunals and licensing boards. His multifaceted practice is focused on representing and advising institutions, municipalities, business owners, and private individuals. Paul’s representation of private individuals has included enforcing and protecting the rights of individuals under insurance and employment contracts, as property owners, as individuals with entitlements under trusts, wills and estates, and as the victims of abuse or other wrongs. He also prosecutes and defends negligence, property damage and economic loss claims. He has taught civil procedure as an adjunct professor at Western University’s Faculty of Law.

Click here to view an extensive article that outlines our Estates team in more detail.

Advocates Society, Member
Ontario Bar Association, Member
Middlesex Law Association, Member

Paul has taught as an adjunct professor at the Faculty of Law at Western University and has been a presenter at programs run by the Advocates Society, Elder Abuse London Middlesex, the Ontario Association of Social Workers and the Credit Institute of Canada. He is a past instructor at the Law Society of Ontario Bar Admission Course, the Canadian Institute of Management and the Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario.

Vice Chair, McCormick Home Foundation, Board of Directors
Past Vice Chair and Member, Neighborhood Legal Services of London Board Of Directors
Sexual Misconduct Committee, Diocese of London, Past Member
University of Western Ontario Health Science Research Ethics Board, Past Member
Pro Bono Students Canada Mentor of the Year, Western University, 2012
World Elder Abuse Day, Elder Abuse London and Middlesex, 2017, Presenter
Law Society of Upper Canada Bar Admission Course, Civil Litigation and Professional, Past Instructor
Frequent Guest, CJBK Radio “Ask the Expert”
Past Chair, and member, St. Joseph’s Parish Advisory Board
Youth Soccer coach for 19 years

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