Apr 6, 2021
Torkin Manes welcomes Doug Bourassa to our Litigation Group
Torkin Manes is pleased to welcome Doug Bourassa who has joined our firm as a partner in our Litigation Group.
Doug is an accomplished trial lawyer, he has conducted many trials in the Superior Court of Justice as lead counsel. Doug is equally experienced in appellate advocacy with numerous appellate level decisions to his name, both at the Divisional Court and the Court of Appeal level.
Doug is highly renowned for his experience in all aspects of commercial and residential mortgage remedies including power of sale, receivership proceedings, foreclosure, and judicial sales. He is often retained by private lenders to assist with complex subordinate mortgage disputes and enforcements. His experience in this area is unparalleled in the Province.
Doug is highly sought after by clients in all manner of real estate related disputes including ownership disputes, improvident sale allegations, contested closings, easements, rights-of-way and border disputes, commercial lease enforcement, and tenant disputes.
In addition to real estate related matters, Doug acts for his business clients on a wide range of commercial disputes. He has substantial experience in fraud related litigation, including the injunctive relief that often accompanies such disputes. Doug has experience with Mareva injunctions, Norwich orders, certificates of pending litigation, and other interim forms of relief to support his clients.
Doug is a skilled communicator and is a frequent speaker and author on litigation and real estate topics for the Law Society of Ontario, the Toronto Lawyers Association, the Ontario Bar Association, and various regional bar associations. Doug has authored and presented dozens of papers over the years, and is recognized throughout the Province for his unique and compelling speeches.
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