Partner, McCarthy Tetrault LLP
Bryn helps clients resolve complex commercial and Aboriginal law disputes and navigate the complex Aboriginal law and policy landscape in Canada.
Bryn has significant experience working on complex corporate/commercial litigation matters, including litigation relating to energy projects, breach of contract and negligent misrepresentation claims, shareholder disputes, securities class actions and hostile takeovers. Bryn has also represented physicians in professional negligence claims, proceedings before regulatory bodies and appeal tribunals. He has worked on numerous precedent-setting cases, including a recent dismissal of a proposed US$20-billion securities class action, which received a “National Impact Case Award” from Benchmark Litigation Canada.
Bryn advises clients on Aboriginal law and policy issues across Canada and is recognized for his expertise in Aboriginal law in The Chambers Canada Guide to Leading Canadian Lawyers, The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, and The Legal 500 – Canada.
He works with clients to build positive relationships with Aboriginal groups, with a specific focus on resource development, energy and infrastructure projects. He regularly advises clients on issues relating to consultation and accommodation, environmental assessments and permitting, negotiating agreements, project finance issues, litigation risk and risk management strategies, and obtaining approvals with respect to the use of reserve land.
Bryn frequently speaks at conferences on Aboriginal law and policy issues. He is also an active member of the firm and involved in mentoring, student recruitment, and diversity and inclusion issues. He is the Ontario regional lead for McCarthy Tétrault’s Pride Action Group and a member of McCarthy Tétrault’s National Pro Bono Committee. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Casey House, a specialty hospital providing care and support to people living with HIV/AIDS in Toronto.