Jason Woycheshyn's practice is focused on complex litigation including corporate commercial disputes, securities litigation, fraud investigations and recovery and professional negligence matters.
Jason has motion, application, trial and appeal experience before all courts in Ontario and Alberta, as well as a number of administrative and regulatory boards and tribunals. He has experience in securities regulatory and enforcement matters, shareholder and partnership disputes, directors' and officers' liability, oppression proceedings, derivative actions, and class proceedings. As part of his fraud law practice, Jason has experience in obtaining Mareva injunctions, Norwich Pharmacal orders, Anton Piller orders and assisting in fraud investigations. Jason has special expertise in e-discovery and record management issues in complex litigation.
In addition to his commercial litigation practice, Jason has significant experience in health law and estates litigation.
Jason has authored and presented several papers and presentations relating to litigation matters and has been published in the Annual Review of Civil Litigation and the National Banking Law Review. Jason has also lectured at Osgoode Hall Law School and the University of Western Ontario on various commercial litigation topics.
Jason volunteers his time as part of the Ontario Securities Commission's Litigation Assistance Program, providing representation and advice to unrepresented respondents in securities enforcement proceedings. He is a member of The Advocates' Society, the Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers Association and serves as a director of the Thomas More Lawyers' Guild of Toronto and Ukrainian Canadian Professional and Business Association of Toronto.
Before joining Bennett Jones, Jason served as a law clerk with both the Alberta Court of Appeal and Court of Queen's Bench.
Most recently, Jason was selected as an international election observer for the Presidential and Parliamentary elections in Ukraine.