Gannon Beaulne has a general litigation practice with a focus on commercial, corporate, class action, and competition matters. He has experience in motions, applications, trials, and appeals before all levels of court in Ontario and the Supreme Court of Canada.
Gannon brings diverse skills and experience to bear on his practice. He has been seconded to the Enforcement Branch of the Ontario Securities Commission. He has also earned a Certificate in International Business Law from the Bader International Study Centre in East Sussex, England which is associated with Queen's University.
At law school, Gannon spent two years on his faculty's law review, honed his advocacy skills in a competitive corporate and securities law moot, and worked as a research assistant in the areas of jurisprudence and mining law. His academic distinctions included the Dean's Honour List and the John Deakin Buckley Walton Scholarship in Administrative Law.
Gannon is a prolific writer and speaker. He has addressed topics ranging from contract, tort, and class action law to jurisprudence and constitutional issues. He is a member of the Advocates' Society, the Canadian Bar Association, and the Toronto Lawyers Association.
Gannon joined Bennett Jones as an associate after summering and articling with the firm.
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