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Sean S. Carter    B.A., LL.B.

Sean Carter is a partner with Carters and the head of the Litigation Practice Group at Carters.  Sean has broad experience in civil litigation and joined Carters in 2012 after having articled with and been an associate with Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP (Toronto office) in their litigation and dispute resolution department for three years.

Sean has experience in matters relating to complex commercial disputes, estate litigation, applications under the Charities Accounting Act, personal injury, professional discipline and regulatory tribunals, commercial real estate, human rights and charter applications, shareholder disputes, historical sexual assault claims, insurance disputes, injunctions and extraordinary remedies, fraud and white collar crime, international arbitrations, cross-border litigation, quasi-criminal and regulatory matters, proceedings against public authorities, developing proactive risk management strategies, and the enforcement of foreign judgments. Sean has published extensively, co-authoring several articles and papers on anti-terrorism law, including publications in The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law, The Lawyers Weekly, Charity Law Bulletin and the Anti-Terrorism and Charity Law Alert, as well as presentations to the Law Society of Upper Canada and Ontario Bar Association CLE learning programs

Sean has been involved in cases and appeared before all levels of courts and tribunals including the Superior Court of Justice, Divisional Court, Ontario Court of Appeal and the Federal Court of Canada. Sean has also been involved in and appeared before various administrative and disciplinary tribunals and boards in Ontario and several international arbitrations (including in Toronto, London, U.K., and New York).

PRACTICE AREAS:

General Civil, Commercial and Not-for-Profit Related Litigation, Administrative Law, Anti-Bribery and Anti-Terrorism Law Compliance and Risk Management, Personal Injury Litigation, Construction Liens, Cross-Border Litigation (international arbitrations), Estate Litigation and Criminal Appeals.

EDUCATION:

LL.B., Osgoode Hall Law School, 2008
B. A., University of Toronto, 2005

CALLED TO THE BAR:

Ontario Bar, 2009

Litigation Related Publications
Recent Reported Decisions
By Sean S. Carter, Recent Reported Decisions, May 15, 2017.
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Court Summarily Dismisses Volunteer's Personal Injury Claim Against a Church
By Sean S. Carter, Litigation Bulletin No. 2, March 30, 2017.
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A New Era: Obligation to Know Thy Advocate and Supervise Thy Litigation
By Sean S. Carter, Litigation Bulletin No. 1, February 23, 2017.
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 Sean S. Carter

Toronto Office
Tel: (416) 675-3766
Fax: (416) 675-3765
Email: scarter@carters.ca
Toll Free: (877) 942-0001

Neha Prabhakar

Liscenced Paralegal - Small Claims Court and selected Tribunals
Tel: (519) 942-0001 ext 282
Fax: (519) 942-0300
Email: nprabhakar@carters.ca
Toll Free: (877) 942-0001

Tracy Barry

Senior Law Clerk (General Litigation)
Tel: (519) 942-0001 ext 223
Fax: (519) 942-0300
Email: tbarry@carters.ca
Toll Free: (877) 942-0001

 

 

 

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