Young is a commercial litigator whose diverse advocacy practice includes complex business disputes, cross border disputes, regulatory hearings, judicial review proceedings, privacy and data protection, product liability, professional liability, franchise disputes, real estate and defamation.
Young is an effective and versatile advocate with extensive experience conducting trials, arbitrations, regulatory hearings and appeals. He also regularly advises his clients on regulatory and risk management matters, focusing on providing pragmatic advice to resolve business problems. Young acts for clients in industries including technology, mining, energy, manufacturing, telecommunications, logistics, education, entertainment, food and beverage, consumer electronics, home appliances and accounting and audit services.
Young is recognized as a leading lawyer in The Best Lawyers in Canada for Corporate and Commercial Litigation.
Corporate and Commercial Litigation
Lexpert’s Annual Privacy and Data Protection Conference, November, 2018 & 2019
IT.CAN Teleconference Roundtable, April 2017
Advertising & Marketing Law Seminar, February 2017
Canadian Institute’s annual Ad Law Conference, January 23, 2017
180 on Mining Law hosted by The Commons Institute, February 2015
Continuing Professional Development Boot Camp, November 2011
Continuing Professional Development, October 2011
Counsel for a Mazda car dealership in a successful application for specific performance of an agreement of purchase and sale of land, which was affirmed by the Ontario Court of Appeal: (2009), 61 B.L.R. (4th) 64 (Ont. S.C.J.), aff’d 2010 ONCA 16 (CanLII)
Successfully acted for a U.S. manufacturer of car parts in opposing the plaintiffs’ motion to add the manufacturer as a defendant.
Acted for a telecommunications company in successfully opposing a motion to enforce an alleged settlement agreement.
Counsel in a significant contract interpretation decision: