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Jonathan G. Bell


Commercial, Securities and Class Action Litigation Lawyer at Bennett Jones Toronto

T: 416.777.6511

Jonathan Bell's general litigation practice focuses on complex corporate and commercial disputes, securities litigation and class actions.

Jon has motion, application, trial and appeal experience before all courts in Ontario, as well as a number of administrative and regulatory boards and tribunals. He has experience in matters pertaining to securities regulatory and enforcement matters, internal investigations, shareholder and partnership disputes, directors' and officers' liability, professional negligence, product liability, domestic and international arbitration, oppression proceedings and class proceedings, among others.

Jon has extensive experience in managing the unique e-discovery and record management challenges of complicated litigation. He has presented to peers at professional conferences as well as to a number of industry and professional organizations on how corporate litigants can best address the new challenges of the e-discovery age.

Select Experience

  • Representation of the Office of the Prime Minister of Canada in connection with an investigation into the conduct of Senator Duffy.
  • Representation of the Prime Minister of Canada in the successful defence of an action commenced by a former member of the federal cabinet.
  • The Special Committee of Central GoldTrust in connection with Sprott Asset Management's $1 billion hostile takeover bid for all the outstanding Units of Central GoldTrust Read more

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Recent Recognitions

  • 2016, Euromoney LMG Rising Stars

    Jonathan G. Bell, named as a rising star in the area of litigation

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