Lawyers

Scott K. Fenton, B.A., LL.B.

Tel: 416-955-4551
Cell: 416-844-4551
Fax: 416-955-1237
Email: sfenton@fentonlaw.ca

Scott was called to the bar in 1988. He is a Fellow of American College of Trial Lawyers (Chair, Ontario Provincial Committee), a Fellow of International Society of Barristers, and recognized in  Best Lawyers in Canada®, Criminal Defence.  He is a Faculty Member and Regional Planner, National Criminal Law Program and is a former Director, Advocates’ Society.

Scott is a senior criminal defence lawyer experienced in criminal, quasi-criminal, constitutional and special prosecution matters. He has appeared as counsel on numerous trials, argued many appeals in the Court of Appeal for Ontario and has had multiple appearances in the Supreme Court of Canada, including R. v. Stillman, R. v. Goldhart, R. v. Silviera, R. v. Farinacci, R. v. Jarvis, R.v. Ling, R. v. Harrison, and R. v. Wallace.

Scott is experienced in all types of criminal cases, including individual representations and corporate/commercial crime, white collar crime, cross-border investigations, foreign corruption, tax evasion, anti-trust/competition, securities, Elections Act, administrative monetary penalties (AMPs), policing (Special Investigations and Police Service Act matters), internet gaming, professional disciplinary matters, proceeds of crime and provincial regulatory prosecutions.

Routinely advises boards and special committees of public and private corporations and has been repeatedly retained to act for various government agencies, including several police defendants, government ministries, and regulatory bodies, often as a Special Prosecutor.

University of Toronto (1986)
Bachelor of Laws

University of Western Ontario (1983)
Bachelor of Arts (Honours)
Political Science
Gold Medalist
 

Senior Principal
Fenton Smith, Barristers
2000-present
Toronto, Ontario

Partner & Associate, Criminal Litigation
Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
1996-2000
Toronto, Ontario.

Crown Counsel
Criminal Prosecutions, Federal Department of Justice, Toronto Regional Office
1990-1996
Toronto, Ontario

Associate
McCarthy Tetrault LLP
1988-1990
Toronto, Ontario

  • American College of Trial Lawyers (Fellow)
  • International Society of Barristers (Fellow)
  • National Criminal Law Program, Federation of Law Societies of Canada
  • Best Lawyers in Canada
  • Criminal Lawyers’ Association (Ontario)
  • National Association of Criminal Defence Lawyers (U.S.)
  • Law Society of Upper Canada
  • The Advocates Society (former Director)
  • Canadian Bar Association (Ontario)
  • Toronto Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association (Criminal & Anti-Trust Sections)

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  • Crossing the Line: The Trial of Oscar Pistorius – A Canadian Perspective on South African Justice, Journal of the American College of Trial Lawyers, Issue 77, Winter & Spring 2015.
  • Police Powers Newsletter, Thomson Reuters: Toronto, Co-author.
  • Wiretapping and Other Electronic Surveillance: Law and Procedure, Thomson Reuters: Toronto, March 2000, Co-author.
  • Vice Media Canada Inc. v. The Queen, 2019 ONSC 4084
  • Law Society of Ontario v. Mehta, 2019 ONSC 2852
  • Ontario (Labour) v. Nugent, 2018 ONCA 1014
  • Commissioner of Competition v. X, 2018 ONSC 5120
  • Commissioner of Competition v. X, 2018 ONSC 3730
  • Commissioner of Competition v. X, 2018 ONSC 3374
  • R. v. Del Mastro, 2017 ONCA 711
  • R. v. Lowman, 2017 ONCJ 433
  • Currie v. Ontario (Attorney General), 2017 ONCA 266
  • R. v. Wallace, 2017 ONSC 0132
  • R. v. Wallace, 2016 ONSC 5512
  • R. v. Schulz, 2016 ONSC 3597
  • World Bank Group v. Wallace, 2016 SCC 15
  • R. v. Schulz, 2016 ONSC 1581
  • Canada (Minister of Transport) v. Air Canada, 2015 TATCE 23 (Appeal)
  • Tanner Currie v. The Attorney General of Ontario, Her Majesty the Queen and Christopher Labreche, 2015 1124 M45636 (Ont. C.A., In Chambers)
  • Currie v. Ontario (Attorney General), 2015 ONSC 4448
  • R. v. Millington, 2015 BCSC 1380
  • R. v. Bentley, 2015 BCCA 251
  • R. v. Williams, 2015 O.R.B. 6698
  • R. v. James, 2015 ONSC 3012
  • R. v. Millington, 2015 BCSC 515
  • R. v. Benjamin (Monte) Robinson, 2015 BCSC 433
  • R. v. T.W., 2015 ONSC 960
  • R. v. Millington, 2015 BCSC 143
  • R. v. Wallace, el al, 2014 ONSC 7449
  • Air Canada v. Canada (Minister of Transport), 2014 TATCE 35
  • R. v. Wallace, et al., 2014 ONSC 5931
  • R. v. James, 2014 ONSC 5020
  • R. v. Jamieson, 2014 ONSC 3127
  • Hi Neighbour Floor Covering Co. Ltd. v. Hickory Springs Manufacturing Co., et al, 2014 ONSC 82
  • R. v. Rutigliano, 2013 ONSC 6679
  • R. v. MacNeil, 2013 BCCA. 162
  • R. v. Bentley, 2013 BCSC 1364
  • R. v. Bentley, 2013 BCSC 1125
  • Rankin v. Ontario Securities Commission, 2013 ONSC 837 (Div. Ct.)
  • Rankin v. Ontario Securities Commission, 2013 ONSC 112 (Div. Ct.)
  • R. v. Sloan, 2013 ONSC 776
  • Cole (Re), 2012 I.I.R.O.C. 5
  • Rao (Re), 2011 I.I.R.O.C.12
  • R. v. Rutigliano, 2011 CanLII 796 and 797 (ONCA)
  • O.S.F.C.A. v. Toronto Humane Society, 2010 CanLII 1311 (S.C.J.)
  • Attorney General (Ontario) v. Law Society of Upper Canada, [2010] O.N.S.C. 2150 (S.C.J.)
  • R. v. Christophe, et al., [2009] O.J. 120709 (O.C.J.)
  • R. v. Mavroudis, 2009 ONCJ 430
  • R. v. Harrison, [2009] SCC 43
  • R. v. Mahmood, et al (2008), 236 C.C.C. (3d) 3; O.J. No. 3922 (S.C.J.)
  • R. v. McCarthy, [2008] O.J. 5365 (S.C.J.)
  • Re Gouveia (2007), 30 O.S.B. 4482 (O.S.C.)
  • R. v. JTI-Macdonald Corp., Lang et al., [2006] O.J. No. 2710 (S.C.J.)
  • R. v. Gouveia, [2006] O.J. No. 6751 (O.C.J)
  • R. v. Seymour, [2005] O.J. No. 3297 (S.C.J.)
  • R. v. Gouveia, [2005] O.J. No. 5740 (O.C.J)
  • R. v. JTI-Macdonald Corp. et al., [2005] O.J. No. 5179 (S.C.J.)
  • R. v. Agensys International Inc. (2005), 71 O.R. (3d) 515; 187 C.C.C. (3d) 481 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Rowe (2004), 29 C.P.R. (4th) 525; O.J. No. 5983 (S.C.J.)
  • R. v. Yacoub, [2003] O.J. No. 1053 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Ling (2002), 169 C.C.C. (3d) 46 (S.C.C.)
  • R. v. Jarvis (2002), 169 C.C.C. (3d) 1 (S.C.C.)
  • R. v. Cromien (2002), 155 O.A.C. 128 (Ont. C.A)
  • R. v. Chusid (2002), 57 O.R. (3d) 20; [2002] O.J. No. 4644 (S.C.J.)
  • R. v. Balance Group International Trading Inc. (2002), 162 C.C.C. (3d) 126 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Moore-McFarlane (2002), 56 O.R. (3d) 737 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Chusid, [2001] O.J. No. 4741 (S.C.J.)
  • Toronto Star Newspapers v. Ontario, [2000] O.J. No. 2398 (S.C.J.)
  • R. v. Burton, 2000 CanLII 28389 (N.L.S.C.T.D.)
  • R. v. Ahmad (2000), 146 C.C.C. (3d) 506 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. M.(M.) (2000), 29 C.R. (5th) 84 (S.C.J.)
  • R. v. Genereux (1999), 136 C.C.C. (3d) 338; 44 O.R. (3d) 339 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. McCallen (1999), 131 C.C.C. (3d) 518; 43 O.R. (3d) 56 (Ont.C.A.)
  • R. v. M.M., 1999 CanLII 15063 (ONSC)
  • R. v. Elder, [1999] O.J. No. 715 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Jay, [1998] O.J. No. 463 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Agensys International Inc. (1998), 39 W.C.B. (2d) 403 (O.C.G.D.)
  • R. v. Stillman (1997), 144 D.L.R. (4th) 193; 113 C.C.C. (3d) 321 (S.C.C.)
  • R. v. E.L., [1997] O.J. No. 3999 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Goldhart, [1996] 2 S.C.R. 463; 28 O.R. (3d) 480n; 31 W.C.B. (2d) 212; 107 C.C.C. (3d) 481; 136 D.L.R. (4th) 502; 37 C.R.R. (2d) 1 (S.C.C.)
  • R.v. Dinelle, [1996] O.J. No. 453 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Fahadi, [1996] O.J. No. 457 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Chen, [1996] O.J. No. 458 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Pellerin, [1996] O.J. No. 456 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. P.B.A., [1996] O.J. No. 455 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Prendergast , [1996] O.J. No. 1034 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Armstrong , [1996] O.J. No. 455 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Mahjore, [1996] O.J. No.476 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Dhalla, [1996] O.J. No. 475 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Osman, [1996] O.J. No. 477 (Ont. C.A.)
  • United States v. Peay, [1996] O.J. No. 1688 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Dawson, [1996] O.J. No. 1784 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Burke , [1996] O.J. No. 2168 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Huynh, [1996] O.J. No. 2196 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Hall (1996), 35 C.R.R. (2d) 183; 21 M.V.R. (3d) 85 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Wilson (1996), 29 O.R. (3d) 97; 107 C.C.C. (3d) 86; 47 C.R. (4th) 61 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Madden (1996), 104 C.C.C. (3d) 548; 30 W.C.B. (2d) 72; 88 O.A.C. 153 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Klevering (1996), 88 O.A.C. 155; leave to appeal refused (S.C.C.)
  • R. v. Budreo (1996), 104 C.C.C. (3d) 245; 27 O.R. (3d) 347; 29 W.C.B. (2d) 395; 34 C.R.R. (2d) 16 (O.C.G.D.)
  • R. v. Crawford, [1995] O.J. No. 1312 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Sutherland, [1995] O.J. No. 407 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. D'Onofrio (1995), 85 O.A.C. 318; leave to appeal refused (S.C.C.)
  • R. v. G.L.S., [1995] O.J. No. 1843 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Mansori, [1995] O.J. No. 2093 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Taylor, [1995] O.J. No. 2089 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Goldhart (1995), 25 O.R. (3d) 72; 42 C.R. (4th) 22; 28 W.C.B. (2d) 187 (Ont. C.A.)
  • Canada (Attorney General) v. Howard (1995), 84 O.A.C. 146 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. United States of America v. Howard, [1995] O.J. No. 2276 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Vanderyte, [1995] O.J. No. 1398 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Jolly, [1995] O.J. No. 1934 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Mehrabnia, [1995] O.J. No. 3458 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Boise Cascade Canada Ltd. (1995), 24 O.R. (3d) 483; 82 O.A.C. 142; 27 W.C.B. (2d) 578; 17 C.E.L.R. (N.S.) 276 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Dickson (1995), 27 W.C.B. (2d) 547 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Karikari, [1995] O.J. No. 2094 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Stasek, [1995] O.J. No. 2085 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Heath, [1995] O.J. No. 2642 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Vanderydt (1995), 81 O.A.C. 83 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Johnson (1995), 39 C.R. (4th) 78 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Poirer, [1995] O.J. No. 2805 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Young, [1995] O.J. No. 2818 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Salar, [1995] O.J. No. 2912 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Yussuf, [1995] O.J. No. 2905 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Cowell, [1995] O.J. No. 2915 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Nguyen, [1995] O.J. No. 2906 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Murray, [1995] O.J. No. 3975 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Page, [1995] O.J. No. 3978 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Saddler, [1995] O.J. No. 3977 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. James, [1995] O.J. No. 4026 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Silviera (1995), 97 C.C.C. (3d) 450; 28 C.R.R. (2d) 189; 38 C.R. (4th) 330; 24 D.L.R. (4th) 193; [1995] 2 S.C.R. 297; 27 W.C.B. (2d) 60 (S.C.C.)
  • Canada Post Corp. v. Canada (Attorney-General) (1995), 95 C.C.C. (3d) 568 (O.C.G.D.)
  • R. v. Harris (1995), 93 C.C.C. (3d) 478 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R v. Radassao (1995), 74 O.A.C. 78; 24 W.C.B. (2d) 495 (Ont. C.A.); leave to appeal refused (1996) 88 O.A.C. 159; 28 W.C.B. (2d) iv (S.C.C.)
  • R. v. Benjamin (1994), 24 W.C.B. (2d) 58 (Ont. C.A., In Ch.)
  • R. v. Silviera (1994), 88 C.C.C. (3d) 61; 16 O.R. (3d) 786; 69 O.A.C. 296 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Lafleur (1994), 32 C.R. (4th) 188 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Naoufal (1995), 94 C.C.C. (3d) 96; [1994] 3 S.C.R. 1020; 21 O.R. (3d) 96 (S.C.C.)
  • R. v. Dikah (1994), 89 C.C.C. (3d) 321; 18 O.R. (3d) 302; 23 W.C.B. (2d) 430; 70 O.A.C. 214 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Laws, [1994] O.J. No. 33 (Ont. C. G.D.)
  • R. v. Laws, [1994] O.J. No. 2844 (Ont. C. G.D.)
  • R. v. Laws, [1994] O.J. No. 33 (Ont. C. G.D.)
  • R. v. Plummer, [1994] O.J. No. 1004 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Aviles-Jijon, [1994] O.J. No. 66 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Tryon, [1994] O.J. No. 332 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Radassao, [1994] O.J. No. 1990 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Atkins, [1994] O.J. No. 830 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Durette et al. (1994), 88 C.C.C. (3d) 1; 22 W.C.B. (2d) 576; 28 C.R. (4th) 1; 70 O.A.C. 1; [1994] 1 S.C.R. 469 (S.C.C.)
  • R. v. Zammit (1993), 81 C.C.C. (3d) 112; 13 O.R. (3d) 76; 62 O.A.C. 272; 15 C.R.R. (2d) 17 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Virgo (1993), 67 O.A.C. 275 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Farinacci, Morin, Wade (1993), 86 C.C.C. (3d) 32; 67 O.A.C. 197; 22 W.C.B. (2d) 27; 18 C.R.R. (2d) 298; 109 D.L.R. (4th) 97 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Farinacci (1993), 22 W.C.B. (2d) 233 (Ont. C.A., In Ch.)
  • R. v. Tucker, [1993] O.J. No. 205 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Owusu, [1993] O.J. No. 3689 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Reppas , [1993] O.J. No. 3808 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Padilla, [1993] O.J. No. 3686 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Reppas, [1993] O.J. No. 3808 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Bennett (1993), 83 C.C.C. (3d) 50 (O.C.P.D.)
  • R. v. Durette (1992), 72 C.C.C. (3d) 421; 9 O.R. (3d) 557; 54 O.A.C. 81 (Ont. C.A.); leave to appeal refused (1993), 63 O.A.C. 398 (S.C.C.)
  • R. v. J.B., [1992] O.J. No. 3151 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Nguyen, [1992] O.J. No. 2439 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Gemini Food (1989) Corp., [1992] O.J. No. 2762 (Ont. C.A.)
  • R. v. Robillard, [1992] O.J. No. 2745 (Ont. C.A.)
  • Martin v. Mutual of Omaha Insurance Co., [1991] I.L.R. 1-2795 (O.C.G.D.)
  • Pazner v. Ontario (1990), 74 O.R. (3d) 130 (H.C.J.)
  • Ultramar Inc. v. Montreal Pipe Ltd. (1990), 74 O.R. (3d) 136 (H.C.J.)
  • Culley v. Waxman, [1990] O.J. No. 84 (H.C.J.)
  • Speaker, Annual General Meeting of the Ontario Court of Justice, Search and Seizure Update, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, May 23, 2019
  • Speaker, Advocates' Society Spring Symposium, Evidentiary Issues:  What Every Advocate Needs to Know, Toronto, April 24, 2019
  • Co-Chair and Speaker, 14th National Symposium on Search and Seizure Law in Canada, Osgoode Hall Professional Development Program, Vancouver, BC, December 6, 2018
  • Speaker, Advocates' Society Fall Conference, Perspectives on Justice and Advocacy in the Me-Too Era, Laguna Beach, California, November 9, 2018
  • Chair, Faculty Member and Lecturer, National Criminal Law Program, Federation of Law Societies, St. John's, Newfoundland, July 9-13, 2018
  • Speaker, Advocates' Society, Securities Law Update, Litigating Fraud Cases, Toronto, May 10, 2018
  • Speaker and Panelist, Justice of the Peace Initial Education Seminar, Search Warrants for Computers and Similar Devices, Toronto, January 23, 2018
  • Speaker and Panelist, The Dark Web and The Judicial Challenge:  The Dark Web and Emerging Section 8 Issues, National Judicial Institute, Superior Court of Justice (Ontario), Fall Education Seminar, Toronto, November 10, 2017
  • Co-Chair, National Criminal Law Program, Federation of Law Societies, Vancouver, BC, July 9-14, 2017
  • Speaker, Waiver of Privilege, Advocates’ Society, Privilege:  A Litigator’s Guide, Toronto, Ontario, June 20, 2017
  • Speaker, Update on Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act Cases, Transparency International 7th Annual Day of Dialogue, Toronto, Ontario, May 18, 2017
  • Speaker, Advanced Wiretap Seminar, Ministry of the Attorney General (Ont.), Toronto, Ontario, April 26, 2017
  • Co-Chair and Speaker, 10th National Symposium on Tech Crime and Electronic Evidence, Osgoode Hall Professional Development Program, Toronto, Ontario, January 27, 2017
  • Speaker, Fraud:  Where Have We Been?  Where Are We Going?, Advocates’ Society, Sonoma, California, November 11, 2016
  • Speaker, The Elephant in the Office: Dealing with Individuals in Competition Matters, Canadian Bar Association, Competition Law Section, Ottawa, Ontario, October 6, 2016
  • Speaker, Hot Topics in Search & Seizure, National Judicial Institute, Central East Region, Ontario Court of Justice, Kingston, Ontario, October 5, 2016
  • Co-Chair and Speaker, 14th National Symposium on Search and Seizure Law in Canada, Osgoode Hall Professional Development Program, Vancouver, B.C., September 23, 2016
  • Co-Chair and Speaker, Cross-Border Issues for Litigators, Advocates’ Society, Toronto, Ontario, September 16, 2016
  • Speaker, National Judicial Institute, Central West Region, Superior Court of Justice, What a Trial Judge Expects of Defence Counsel at a Jury Trial? Langdon Hall, Cambridge, Ontario, September 8, 2016
  • Faculty Member, Regional Chair and Lecturer, National Criminal Law Program, Federation of Law Societies, Charlottetown, PEI, July 4-8, 2016
  • Speaker, National Judicial Institute, Central East Region, Superior Court of Justice, Social Media and Evidence in Criminal Cases, Marriott Rosseau Red Leaves, Minnett, Ontario, September 7, 2016
  • Speaker, National Judicial Institute, Section 24(2) and Institutional Failure; Application of the Rule in Browne v. Dunn; Effect of the Victims Bill of Rights; Section 7 Challenges to Matters of Substantive Law, St. Andrews, New Brunswick, June 1-3, 2016
  • Speaker, Developments in Anti-Bribery and Corruption Compliance, 6th Annual In-House Counsel Summit, Law Society of Upper Canada, Toronto, February 23, 2016
  • Conference Co-Chair and Speaker, 9th National Symposium on Tech Crime and Electronic Evidence, Osgoode Hall Law School Professional Development Program, Toronto, Ontario, January 22, 2016
  • Co-Chair and Speaker, 9th Bi-Annual Symposium on Search & Seizure Law in Canada, Osgoode Hall Law School Professional Development Program, Toronto, Ontario, September 25, 2015
  • Faculty Member and Lecturer, National Criminal Law Program, Federation of Law Societies, Edmonton, Alberta, July 2015
  • Faculty Member, Attorney General of Ontario Crown School, Wiretap Update and Child Exploitation Issues, London, Ontario, June 25, 2015
  • Speaker, Differences in Canadian and U.S. Enforcement Regimes and How to Deal with Investigations Involving both Jurisdictions, Canadian Institute Anti-Corruption Compliance Conference, Toronto, Ontario, June 24, 2015
  • Conference Co-Chair and Speaker, Cross-Border Issues for Litigators, Advocates’ Society, Toronto, Ontario, June 12, 2015
  • Speaker, 2015 Competition Law Spring Forum: Navigating the Complexities of Canadian Cartel Enforcement, Canadian Bar Association, Toronto, Ontario, June 9, 2015
  • Speaker and Demonstrator, Objection, Your Honour, Advocates’ Society, Toronto, April 17, 2015
  • Speaker, Attempting to Resolve: Guilty Pleas or Trials, Ontario Bar Association Criminal Law Conference, Toronto, Ontario, February 7, 2015
  • Conference Co-Chair and Speaker, 7th Annual National Symposium on Technology Crime and Electronic Evidence, Osgoode Hall Law School Professional Development Program, Calgary, Alberta, January 23, 2015
  • Faculty Member and Lecturer, National Criminal Law Program, Federation of Law Societies, Halifax, Nova Scotia, July 2014
  • Co-Chair, Effective Pre-Trial Preparation, Advocates’ Society, Toronto, Ontario, May 31, 2014
  • Keynote Speaker, Fraud in the Electronic Age, Association of Certified Fraud Investigators of Canada 16th Annual Fraud Conference, Toronto, Ontario, May 6, 2014
  • Speaker, Searches of Digital Devices and Cloud Computing, Toronto Police Service, Toronto, Ontario, March 3, 2014
  • Speaker, Privacy Rights in Action: Search & Seizure Law Update, B.C. Civil Liberties Association, Vancouver, B.C. March 1, 2014
  • Lecturer, Faculty of Law, Current Issues in Privacy Law, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, January 29, 2014
  • Co-Chair and Speaker, 8th Bi-Annual Symposium on Search & Seizure Law in Canada, Osgoode Hall Law School Professional, Development Program, Toronto, Ontario, January 24, 2014
  • Co-Chair and Speaker, Advocates Society Fall Conference, Appellate Advocacy, Anguila, November 2013
  • Conference Co-Chair and Speaker, 7th Annual National Symposium on Technology Crime and Electronic Evidence, Osgoode Hall Law School Professional Development Program, Toronto, Ontario, October 19, 2013
  • Speaker, National Judicial Institute, Recent Issues in Search and Seizure in Child Exploitation Cases, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, September 25, 2013
  • Faculty Member and Lecturer, National Criminal Law Program, Federation of Law Societies, Ottawa, Ontario, July 2013
  • Speaker, National Judicial Institute, Searches Pursuant to Investigative Detention, Law of Self-Defence and Nedelcu SCC Update, Moncton, New Brunswick, June 6-7, 2013
  • Speaker, Cooperating with the Bureau: 360 Degree View of Immunity and Leniency Programs, Canadian Bar Association, Toronto, Ontario, May 28, 2013
  • Speaker, Securities Enforcement: Successfully Managing Regulatory Investigations, Criminal and Quasi-Criminal Proceedings, Canadian Institute, Toronto, Ontario, May 15, 2013
  • Conference Co-Chair and Speaker, Western Symposium on Search & Seizure Law in Canada, Osgoode Hall Law School Professional Development Program, Banff, Alberta, January 23-24, 2013
  • Conference Co-Chair and Speaker, 6th Annual National Symposium on Technology Crime and Electronic Evidence, Osgoode Hall Law School Professional Development Program, Toronto, Ontario, December 12, 2012
  • Co-Chair and Speaker, Advocates Society Fall Conference, Appellate Advocacy, Nevis, November 2012
  • Speaker, Issues in Wiretap Law, Manitoba Conference on Criminal Law, Winnipeg, Manitoba, September 20, 2012
  • Faculty Member and Lecturer, National Criminal Law Program, Federation of Law Societies, Victoria, B.C., July 2012
  • Law Society Of Upper Canada, Recognizing Privilege in Investigative Files, Toronto, Ontario, June 7, 2012
  • Speaker, National Judicial Institute, British Columbia Supreme Court Education Program, Challenging Search Warrants and Wiretap, Authorizations, Victoria, B.C., May 23-25, 2012
  • Conference Co-Chair and Speaker, 7th Bi-Annual Symposium on Search & Seizure Law in Canada, Osgoode Hall Law School, Professional Development Program, Toronto, Ontario, January 27, 2012
  • Speaker, Law and Technology, Osgoode Hall Professional Development Program, Toronto, Ontario, October 29, 2011
  • Speaker, Regulatory Investigations, Infonex, Ottawa, Ontario, September 21, 2011
  • Faculty Member and Lecturer, National Criminal Law Program, Federation of Law Societies, Quebec City, Quebec, July 2011
  • Speaker, 10th Annual Competition Law & Policy Forum, Northwind Professional Institute, Cambridge, Ontario, February 24, 2011
  • Conference Co-Chair and Speaker, Western Symposium on Search & Seizure Law in Canada, Osgoode Hall Law School Professional, Development Program, Vancouver, B.C., January 28, 2011
  • Speaker, Dealing with the Press in Litigation: What’s Up from the Supreme Court? Advocates’ Society Fall Conference, Grand Velas Resort, Mexico, November 12-13, 2010
  • Faculty Member and Lecturer, National Criminal Law Program, Federation of Law Societies, St. John’s, Newfoundland, July 2010
  • Panelist, The Canadian Bar Association, Completion Law 2010 Spring Forum: Crime and Punishment Redux: The Practice Procedure and Substance of Criminal Competition Law, Toronto May 17, 2010
  • Speaker, The Real Battleground in Securities Litigation: Advocacy Outside the Hearing Room, Advocates’ Society, Toronto, Ontario, April 22, 2010
  • Conference Co-Chair and Speaker, 4th Annual National Symposium on Technology Crime and Electronic Evidence, Osgoode Hall Law School Professional Development Program, Toronto, Ontario, February 20, 2010
  • Speaker, Innovative Trial Management Conference, National Judicial Institute, Toronto, Ontario, February 4, 2010
  • Conference Co-Chair and Speaker, 6th Symposium on Search & Seizure Law in Canada, Osgoode Hall Law School Professional Development Program, Toronto, Ontario, January 29, 2010
  • Speaker, Examinations, Interviews and Inquiries: Prosecuting and Defending Professional Discipline Cases, Osgoode Hall Law School Professional Development Program, Toronto, Ontario, December 5, 2009
  • Speaker, Securities Fraud, Advocates Society Fall Convention, Georgetown, Grand Cayman Island, November 14, 2009
  • Speaker, Evidence for Litigators, Advocates’ Society Skills Certificate Program, Toronto, Ontario, November 5, 2009
  • Faculty Member and Lecturer, National Criminal Law Program, Federation of Law Societies, Victoria, B.C., July 2009
  • Conference Co-Chair and Speaker, Western Symposium on Search & Seizure, Osgoode Hall Law School Professional Development, Vancouver, B.C., May 29, 2009
  • Panelist, Section 24(2): Where Are We Now? National Judicial Institute, Toronto, Ontario, April 30, 2009
  • Speaker, Osgoode Hall Law School Professional Development 3rd Annual Symposium on Technology Crime, Search and Technology Issues, Toronto, Ontario, February 21, 2009
  • Speaker, Regulatory Investigations, Insight Administrative Law Conference, Ottawa, Ontario, October 29, 2008
  • Faculty Member and Lecturer, National Criminal Law Program, Charlottetown, P.E.I., July 2008
  • Conference Co-Chair and Speaker, Fifth Symposium on Search & Seizure Law in Canada, Osgoode Hall Law School Professional Development Program, Toronto, Ontario, February 2, 2008
  • Faculty Member and Lecturer, National Criminal Law Program, Federation of Law Societies, Edmonton, Alberta, July 2007
  • Speaker, Cartels and Bid-Rigging, Competition Law Compliance Conference, Toronto, Ontario, March 28, 2007
  • Conference Co-Chair and Speaker, Western Symposium on Search & Seizure Law in Canada, Osgoode Hall Law School Professional Development Program, Calgary, Alberta, January 18-19, 2007
  • Speaker, White Collar Crime, Advocates Society Annual Fall Convention, Playa del Carmen, Mexico, November 19, 2006
  • Conference Co-Chair and Speaker, Crime and the Corporation, Osgoode Hall Law School Professional Development Program, Toronto, Ontario, September 30, 2006
  • Faculty Member and Lecturer, National Criminal Law Program, Federation of Law Societies, St. John, New Brunswick, July 2006
  • Speaker, American and Canadian Bar Association Joint Program, Competition Law Section, Brown Bag Lunch Update on Enforcement Policies and Defence of Individuals, Toronto, Ontario, May 24, 2006
  • Conference Co-Chair and Speaker, Search and Seizure Law in Canada, Osgoode Hall Law School, November 26, 2005
  • Panelist, Focus Hearings & New Rules for Preliminary Inquires, 5th Annual Six-Minute Criminal Lawyer, Law Society of Upper Canada, June 4, 2005
  • Panelist, Police Misconduct, Criminal Lawyers’ Association Annual Conference, Toronto, October 29, 2004
  • Speaker, RCMP Conference on Intellectual Property Crimes, R.C.M.P., Hamilton, October 5, 2004
  • Panelist, Old School Attacks on Search Warrants and Wiretap Authorizations, Criminal Lawyers’ Association Spring Program, May 15, 2004
  • Speaker, R.C.M.P Conference on Copyright Infringement and Counterfeiting, Microsoft Canada Inc., May 11, 2004
  • Speaker, Canadian Bar Association, Competition Law Section, Brown Bag Lunch Update, April 8, 2004
  • Conference Co-Chair and Speaker, Corporate Crime & Accountability in Canada, Osgoode Hall Law School C.L.E., December 5, 2003.
  • Panelist, Annual Fall Conference for Ontario Justices of the Peace, Huntsville, Ontario, September 25, 2003
  • Conference Co-Chair and Speaker, Search and Seizure Law in Canada, Osgoode Hall Law School C.L.E., Toronto, Ontario, September 20, 2003
  • Panelist, Current Developments in Criminal Law, Ontario Superior Court Judges’ Association Conference, Toronto, Ontario, April 30, 2003
  • Speaker, Applications to Quash Search Warrants, Attorney General of Ontario & Ontario Police College Annual Seminar, Hockley Hills, Ontario, November 4, 2002
  • Panelist, Confessions’ Rule, Criminal Lawyers’ Association Annual Conference, Toronto, Ontario, October 25, 2002
  • Demonstrator, Jury Selection and Challenge for Cause, Canadian Bar Association Annual Conference, London, Ontario, August 13, 2002
  • Panelist, Remedies for Crown Non-Disclosure, Law Society of Upper Canada, Toronto, Ontario, March 23, 2002
  • Speaker, Affidavits and Informations, R.C.M.P., Toronto, Ontario, February 20, 2002
  • Conference Co-Chair and Speaker, Search and Seizure Law in Canada, Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto, Ontario, November 3, 2001
  • Speaker, Proceeds of Crime and Money Laundering Act, Criminal Lawyers’ Association, Toronto, Ontario, October 27, 2001
  • Speaker, Operation Update – Criminal Law, Ontario Bar Association, Toronto, Ontario, September 21, 2001
  • Moderator, Advanced Wiretap Agents Course, Attorney General of Ontario, Crown Law (Criminal), Toronto, Ontario, June 14, 2001
  • Panelist, Informants and Agents, Federal Department of Justice Conference, Toronto, Ontario, March 29, 2001
  • Panelist, Recent Issues and Developments in Criminal Law, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Canadian Bar Association (Ont.), Toronto, Ontario, February 3, 2001
  • Panelist, Securities Fraud, Cambridge Symposium on Economic Crime, Cambridge University, England, September 12, 2000
  • Panelist, Appellate Advocacy Course, Ministry of the Attorney General (Ont.), University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, August 23, 2000
  • Speaker, Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act, Association of Forensic Investigators of Canada, Toronto, Ontario, January 25, 2000
  • Panelist, The Defence Expert, Criminal Lawyers’ Association Annual Convention, Toronto, Ontario, November 13, 1999
  • Lecturer, Compliance Issues for Corporations, Cambridge Symposium on Economic Crime, Cambridge University, England, September 19, 1999
  • Panelist, Ontario Provincial Police Proceeds of Crime Conference, Orillia, Ontario, September 1, 1999
  • Speaker, Search and Seizure Law in Canada, Osgoode Hall Law School, Professional Development Programme, Toronto, Ontario, June 4, 1999
  • Speaker, Criminal Law & Procedure, Immigration Appeal Division, Toronto, Ontario, May 4, 1999
  • Speaker, Warrantless Searches, Continuing Legal Education, Law Society of Upper Canada, Toronto, Ontario, October 30, 1998
  • Speaker, Recent Developments in Search & Seizure Commercial Crime Section, Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Milton, Ontario, April 1, 1998
  • Speaker, Criminal Law Update: Current Issues in the Law of Search and Arrest, Continuing Legal Education, Law Society of Upper Canada, Toronto, Ontario, March 28, 1998
  • Panelist, Recent Issues and Developments in Criminal Law, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Canadian Bar Association (Ont.), Toronto, Ontario, January 31, 1998
  • Speaker, Recent Developments in Section 24(2), Continuing Legal Education, Law Society of Upper Canada, Toronto, Ontario, September 27, 1997
  • Speaker, Recent Developments in Charter Jurisprudence, Criminal Prosecutions Conference, Federal Department of Justice, Toronto, Ontario, August 21, 1997
  • Faculty member, Appellate Advocacy, Ministry of the Attorney General (Ont.), August 20, 1997, Hamilton, Ontario, McMaster University
  • Part-time Lecturer, Trial Advocacy Course, Faculty of Law, Queens University, Kingston, Ontario, April 2, 1997
  • Lecturer, Callaghan Moot Seminar: R. v. Stillman, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, March 10, 1997
  • Part-time Lecturer, Advanced Criminal Procedure, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Toronto, Ontario, 1996-1999
  • Speaker, Recent Developments in Section 24(2) Jurisprudence, Criminal Prosecutions Conference, Federal Department of Justice, Toronto, Ontario, August 19, 1996
  • Seminar Leader, Search & Seizure Issues, Annual Charter Conference, Federal Department of Justice, Toronto, Ontario, March 29, 1996
  • Speaker, Entrapment Issues, presented to Federal Department of Justice National Conference on Criminal Law, Toronto, Ontario, August 1994
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