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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) for three years. Sean practices general civil, commercial and charity related litigation, as well as criminal appeals. 

Sean has experience in matters relating to commercial real estate, human rights and charter applications, construction liens, international arbitrations, quasi-criminal and regulatory matters, proceedings against public authorities and the enforcement of foreign judgments. Sean also gained valuable experience as a research assistant at Carters writing 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, Sean has considerable volunteer experience, including being co-chair of the Human Rights Watch (Canada) National Advocacy Committee and Toronto Network.

PRACTICE AREAS:

General Civil, Commercial and Charity Related 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

Recent Publications, Presentations and Articles
Ontario Court Of Appeal Upholds Denial of Religious Accommodation Request
By Sean S. Carter, Litigation Bulletin No. 3, November 30, 2017.
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Spring 2017 - Carters Charity & NFP Webinar Series
The Second of a Series of Eight Webinars was held on April 27, 2017 with a session by Sean S. Carter entitled "Youth Programs: Identifying and Managing the Risks ".
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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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Recently Reported Cases
Recent Decisions
By Sean S. Carter, Motion to Exclude Litigant Successfully Ordered With Costs, October 26, 2017.
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Recent Decisions
By Sean S. Carter, Human Rights Claim by Former Employee Successfully Defended, July 5, 2017.
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Recent Decisions
By Sean S. Carter, Motion to Strike - Pleading Successfully Defended and Costs Ordered, May 15, 2017.
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Recent Decisions
By Sean S. Carter, Application under the Charities Accounting Act successfully dismissed and costs ordered against the applicants - Endorsement, Oct 26, 2015.
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Recent Decisions
By Sean S. Carter, Application under the Charities Accounting Act successfully dismissed and costs ordered against the applicants - Order, Oct 26, 2015.
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Recent Decisions
By Sean S. Carter, Costs awarded against director of corporation (non-litigant) - corporate veil pierced, May 26, 2014.
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Sean S. Carter

Toronto Office
Tel: (416) 675-3766 ext 241
Fax: (416) 675-3765
Email: scarter@carters.ca
Toll Free: (877) 942-0001

Karen Pimentel

Licensed Paralegal 
Tel: (519) 942-0001 ext 233
Fax: (519) 942-0300
Email: kpimentel@carters.ca
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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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