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Practicing law in Thornhill and in the following areas:

  • North York
  • Richmond Hill
  • Scarborough
  • St. Catharines
  • Toronto

Lawyer/Instructor/Arbitrator

Maurice

Maurice is called to the Bar of Ontario and Admitted to the Bar of New York State. He obtained his Bachelor of Science (Summa Cum Laude) from Touro College (New York) and his law degree from Osgoode Hall Law School. At Osgoode, Maurice was the Editor-in-Chief of the Osgoode Hall Student Law Review and received the Student Honour Award at Comencement.

Maurice completed his articles with high profile criminal defense lawyer, Edward L. Greenspan Q.C. He has worked with His Honour Justice Then and His Honour Justice Ewaschuk of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. Maurice has worked on the Walkerton Inquiry for the Ontario Clean Water Agency. He has practiced plaintiff and defence personal injury and defence property damage litigation. He has acted as coverage counsel for foreign and domestic insurers and reinsurers. He has acted as counsel for Members of the House of Commons. He has defended solicitor's negligence claims for the Lawyer's Professional Indemnity Corporation. He has defended a pharmaceutical manufacturer in products liability litigation.

Maurice has prepared matters and/or appeared before all levels of court in Ontario and the Supreme Court of Canada as well as an array of Administrative Tribunals.

Maurice currently practices all aspects of personal injury litigation.

ARBITRATION:

Maurice adjudicates in the field of commercial arbitration which includes the broad spectrum of contractual disputes, and more specifically disputes between a condominium board of directors and individual unit owners (arbitration is mandatory under the Condominium Act), deposit return disputes in the context of real estate transactions, wrongful dismissal disputes, product liability disputes including motor vehicle manufacturers defect disputes etc. Arbitration is a timely, cost effective method to resolve all of your commercial disputes. Appointments are available in the evenings and on Sunday to accomodate your busy schedule.

Maurice Benzaquen B.Sc., J.D.
Barrister, Solicitor & Notary Public
Certified Arbitrator, ADR Institute of Ontario