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BRENDAN F. MORRISON is a lawyer at Lenczner Slaght.

Brendan has a varied civil litigation and appellate practice with a focus on corporate and commercial litigation, professional liability, and shareholder and employment disputes. He is currently counsel in an action seeking to enforce an $9.51 billion (U.S.) judgment against Chevron Corp. on behalf of a group of Ecuadorean aboriginals.

Brendan has appeared before all levels of courts, including the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Ontario Court of Appeal, the Federal Court, and the Supreme Court of Canada.  He has also represented clients before administrative tribunals such as the Health Professions Appeal and Review Board, the Ontario Municipal Board and the discipline committee of the Ontario College of Massage Therapists.

Brendan earned numerous awards for his achievements at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, where he represented the school at the Phillip C. Jessup International Moot Competition and the Arnup Cup for Trial Advocacy. He also served as Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of International Law & International Relations and was awarded the Gordon Cressy award for leadership.  

Bar Admissions:
Ontario (2012)
Education:
University of Toronto Faculty of Law (2011) JD
London School of Economics (2008) MSc (Distinction – Philosophy and Public Policy)
University of King’s College (2006) BA (Honours – Political Science and Spanish)