Stephen Taylor practises commercial and civil litigation with a focus on complex contractual disputes, construction and engineering disputes, intentional tort claims, class actions, pharmaceutical and intellectual property matters, and shareholder disputes. He has argued and appeared for cases before the Ontario Superior Court and Ontario Court of Appeal.
Mr. Taylor placed first in the Queen’s University class of 2013, for which he was awarded the Medal in Law, and achieved the highest standing in both first and second year of law school, for which he twice received the Dean’s Gold Scholar Award. Additionally, he was awarded course prizes in commercial law, property law theory, private law theory, the business law symposium, written advocacy, criminal procedure, tax law, property law, criminal law, and constitutional law.
J.D., Queen’s University, 2013
B.A.(Hons.), Queen’s University, 2009
Mr. Taylor has recently acted for the following clients:
- Pfizer Canada Inc. and related companies in a consumer class action in British Columbia relating to alleged overcharges for patented medicines
- Energy Fundamentals Group Inc. in a contractual dispute related to the implication of contractual terms before the Ontario Court of Appeal
- A global construction firm in a contractual dispute relating to construction delays and design issues in a major infrastructure project in Toronto, Ontario
Memberships and activities
- Canadian Bar Association
- Ontario Bar Association
- Law Society of Upper Canada
The Supreme Court of British Columbia in Garcia v Tahoe Resources Inc. recently found that Guatemala is the more appropriate forum to consider novel claims by foreign citizens..
March 22, 2016
The Court of Appeal for Ontario recently released its decision in Energy Fundamentals Group Inc. v Veresen Inc..
July 15, 2015
This 23-year long auditors' negligence case and related cases concluded after the Ontario Superior Court of Justice sanctioned a settlement plan .
February 22, 2016