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James A. Round

Tel: 416 777 5368 Fax: 1 888 463 8128

Bio

James is a partner at Torkin Manes. He has a very diverse litigation practice, with a focus on commercial litigation matters, contractual disputes, shareholder disputes, professional liability and technology litigation. He appears regularly before all levels of court in Ontario, including the Superior Court of Justice, the Divisional Court, the Court of Appeal and before administrative tribunals including the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, the Landlord and Tenant Board and the Ontario Municipal Board.

James graduated from the Faculty of Law at the University of Windsor, where he earned several awards including highest academic achievement in contract law, civil procedure, insurance law and legal history.

Memberships

  • The Advocates’ Society
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Canadian IT Law Association
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History
  • Toronto Computer Lawyers Group

Publications & Presentations

Book Mar 21, 2016

Finding, Freezing and Attaching Assets: A Multi-Jurisdictional Handbook

Co-wrote chapter, Wolters Kluwer, 2016
Newsletter Feb 3, 2016

Chambers Appointments Now Available for Toronto Civil Proceedings (Regular Stream)

By the Rules...(Notes and Comments on Civil Practice and Procedure) Torkin Manes LegalSource
Guide Feb 24, 2015

Rule 48 of Ontario's Rules of Civil Procedure

By the Rules...(Notes and Comments on Civil Practice and Procedure) Torkin Manes LegalSource
Presentation Jan 10, 2014

Summary Judgment: The New Law of the Land and How We Got Here

By Marco Falco and James Round, Torkin Manes In-House Professional Development Seminar

Expertise

Education

  • LL.B., University of Windsor, 2002
  • B.Sc. (Hons.), McMaster University, 1997

Credentials

  • Called to the Ontario Bar, 2003