Dana Carson’s practice focuses on complex civil and commercial litigation, including shareholder disputes, oppression claims, securities litigation, personal injury claims, intellectual property disputes and regulatory matters.
Ms. Carson acts for clients in the financial services, pharmaceutical, construction, technology, energy and transport sectors. She has appeared before all levels of court in Ontario and various tribunals.
J.D., Queen’s University, 2013
B.A.(Hons.), Concordia University, 2009
Ms. Carson has acted as counsel for the following clients:
- Investment fund managers in a proceeding before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice relating to the enforceability of a forum selection clause in a subscription agreement
- A joint owner of property in proceedings before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice relating to the division of net proceeds of sale
- A charitable organization in appellate proceedings before the Divisional Court of Ontario relating to the interpretation of a contract
- An independent health facility in regulatory proceedings before the Health Services Appeal and Review Board in relation to a licence revocation
- A business owner in proceedings before the Court of Appeal for Ontario relating to a permitted use provision in a commercial lease agreement
Memberships and activities
- Canadian Bar Association
- Ontario Bar Association
- Law Society of Upper Canada
- The Advocates’ Society
The Ontario Court of Justice recently released a noteworthy decision considering the definition of “security” under the Ontario Securities Act (the Act)..
November 29, 2016
Earlier this year, in Hryniak v. Maudlin, the Supreme Court of Canada rejected Ontario’s “full appreciation” test for summary judgment..
September 17, 2014