Meghan Payne

Senior Associate


Meghan acts as counsel to health care institutions—including hospitals and health care clinics—and their employees in defending personal injury, medical malpractice and occupiers’ liability claims.

Meghan also has a mental health law practice. She regularly represents psychiatric hospitals and health care institutions before the Ontario Review Board and the Consent and Capacity Board.

She was a summer and articling student at BLG before joining as an associate in 2012.


  • Advise healthcare institutions on compliance with healthcare legislation and proposed institutional policies.
  • Represent forensic mental health facilities before the Ontario Review Board.
  • Represent hospitals on a variety of medical malpractice actions, including obstetrical, surgical and missed/delayed diagnosis.
  • Represent various hospital clients before the Consent and Capacity Board.
  • Represent nursing staff in relation to College of Nurses complaints.

Beyond our Walls

Professional Involvement

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Ontario Bar Association
  • Council Member, Medio-Legal Society of Toronto

Community Involvement

  • Volunteer, BLG Reads to Kids
  • Member, Board of Directors, Camp Awakening

Awards & Recognitions

  • Fasken Martineau Dumoulin LLP Public Law Prize, 2009

Bar Admission & Education

  • Ontario, 2012
  • JD, Queen's University, 2011
  • B.Arts Sc., (Hons.), McMaster University, 2008