Tate McLeod

Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

Tate McLeod

Tate McLeod



Tate McLeod is a litigator whose practice covers a wide range of complex commercial, insurance, employment and disability benefit disputes.  

Mr. McLeod has extensive experience in representing and advising financial institutions, employers and insurers in a variety of contract and tort disputes, including disability benefit and workplace injury claims. He also acts on behalf of all kinds of professionals and institutions in a wide range of liability defence matters.
Mr. McLeod has successfully appeared before all levels of the Ontario provincial courts, including the Ontario Court of Appeal. He also has extensive experience in alternative dispute resolution, including arbitration and mediation.

Mr. McLeod recently won a Client Choice Award, which recognizes partners around the world that stand apart for the excellent client service they provide. See the following link.

Mr. McLeod is local chair of the litigation group and local co-chair of the employment and labour group in Ottawa. He is also the chair of the firm's Canadian pro bono committee.

Professional experience

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LL.B., Dalhousie University, 1999
B.A.(Hons.), Western University, 1995

  • Ontario 2001
  • Acritas Stars 2021 – Designated as an "Independently rated lawyer"   
  • Acritas Stars 2020 – Designated as an "Independently rated lawyer"


  • Ontario Bar Association

    • Executive member, Insurance Law Section
  • Pro Bono Law Ontario
    •  Volunteer duty counsel and organizer for the Law Help Centre
  • The Advocates’ Society
  • United Way
    • Account executive for the Professionals’ Division
  • Contributor to LexisNexis’ online Practice Advisor service, 2014 practice notes and precedents
  • Canadian Mothercraft



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