Meghan Payne

Senior Associate

Toronto
MPayne@blg.com
416.367.6631

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.

Experience

  • 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