Bell Jonathan

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 Litigation Trustee of Sino-Forest Corporation in the prosecution of multiple litigation claims arising from the insolvency of Sino-Forest.
  • Representation of Sino-Forest Corporation in its application under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act, in which a plan of arrangement was approved by creditors and by the court within nine months after filing.
  • Representation of Sino-Forest Corporation in defence of class actions, including claims asserted under Part XXIII.1 of the Ontario Securities Act, and in connection with investigations by securities regulatory authorities.

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Recent Recognitions

  • 2017, Expert Guides LMG Rising Stars

    Jonathan G. Bell, named as a rising star in the area of litigation
  • 2016, Expert Guides LMG Rising Stars

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

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