Leading Canadian Law Firm for Healthcare

"A highly regarded name in the health regulatory space across Canada. Possesses capabilities across a wide range of health-related matters including privacy, labour relations and corporate transactions and governance. The firm acts for both public and private sector hospitals and health sector organisations as well as non-profit clients."

- Chambers Canada (2016)

Medical - Legal

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Clients in the health sector are subject to a dizzying array of statutes, regulations, rules and by-laws that govern their interactions with patients and patients’ families, as well as often confusing case law that regulates their conduct. Every day they are required to make decisions about ethical and other practice issues that could subject them to liability. They require knowledgeable, practical and up-to-date advice from seasoned practitioners to help guide them to sensible solutions to their problems. Other clients face complex issues relating to medical staff appointments and privileges.

Our team of experienced lawyers is well-suited to provide good, practical, knowledgeable and timely advice to clients on medical-legal issues.

Our Clients

We act for publicly funded organizations, professional colleges, charities, private corporations and individuals that provide, fund, regulate or service the provision of health care delivery. Our clients include hospitals and health authorities, long-term care homes, health care professionals and their regulatory colleges, home care companies, family health teams, family health organizations, independent health facilities and private clinics, among others.

Our Expertise

We can advise you with respect to:

  • Interactions with patients and families
  • Negligence and discipline matters
  • Medical staff appointments and privileges (granting, suspending, and terminating)
  • Human rights complaints relating to patient services
  • Consent, capacity and substitute decision issues
  • Assisted death policies and guidance
  • Personal health information
  • Privacy issues

Primary Contacts

+1 416 868 3516
+1 604 631 4910
+1 514 397 7657