Patrick A. Wright

Senior Associate

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Patrick advises health care professionals and organizations on medical malpractice litigation, healthcare disputes, professional liability/negligence, regulatory issues and privacy.

Patrick appears in court and before administrative tribunals, including:

  • Small Claims Court;
  • Divisional Court;
  • Superior Court of Justice;
  • Consent and Capacity Board;
  • Health Professions Appeal and Review Board; and
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.

Patrick assists with proceedings under the Public Hospitals Act and participates in mediations and negotiations, and responds to disputes before the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, the Information and Privacy Commissioner, the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, and the Sports Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada.


  • Defended healthcare providers and regulated health professionals in malpractice litigation and various proceedings involving allegations of medical negligence, professional misconduct and incompetence.
  • Assisted regulated health professionals in matters before the Consent and Capacity Board concerning consent, capacity and statutory compliance.
  • Advised healthcare providers in responding to privacy incidents, including defending healthcare providers in disputes before the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario.
  • Acted for sportspersons in disputes with their National Sports Organizations.

Beyond Our Walls

Professional Involvement

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Ontario Bar Association
  • Member, The Advocates' Society
  • Member, Toronto Lawyers Association

Awards & Recognitions

  • Recognized in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada as “Ones to Watch” (Medical Negligence)

Bar Admission & Education

  • Ontario, 2017
  • New South Wales, Australia, 2013
  • BA Honours, Communications (Journalism), University of Technology Sydney, 2012
  • Graduate Certificate in Legal Practice, University of Technology Sydney, 2012
  • LLB, University of Technology Sydney, 2012
  • National Committee on Accreditation, Federation of Law Societies of Canada, 2016