Health Care Providers

Health care providers and operators work in an intimidating and changing legal environment. You need lawyers with the experience to help you provide high-quality patient care.

Our multidisciplinary team of over 100 specialists is Canada’s undisputed leader in health care law. We are the only firm serving health care institutions to achieve a Band 1 rating in Chambers Canada for Health Care. We provide innovative and effective legal services through our integrated, sector-wide approach.

We represent more than 250 hospitals, health care providers and health sector associations across Canada. Our lawyers have diverse experience, but we all work toward the same goal: developing practical, effective solutions for our health care clients.

Our clients include:

  • hospitals
  • community care networks and agencies
  • seniors housing and long-term care facilities
  • private health care companies
  • medical and health associations
  • regulated health professionals
  • laboratories
  • pharmacies
  • medical clinics


  • Advised on province-wide information technology initiatives involving more than 100 hospitals regarding critical care, emergency departments and surgical efficiency electronic information systems
  • Acted in leading health care class action decisions, including R.G. v. The Hospital for Sick Children and Broutzas v. Rouge Valley Health System where proposed class actions were dismissed against hospital clients
  • Advised on responding to adverse events and unexpected outcomes, including investigations and disclosure to patients, residents or family members
  • Provided project advice to health care facilities and project lenders regarding major capital projects, including for McGill University Health Centre, Hospital for Sick Children and Vancouver General Hospital
  • Represented psychiatric facilities before the Ontario Court of Appeal in Criminal Code review processes involving persons found not-criminally responsible including Ohenhen (Re) and Kalra (Re)


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