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Laura Robinson

Avocate principale

Ottawa
LRobinson@blg.com
613.369.4754

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Laura’s litigation practice includes commercial cases, professional liability matters and land-use planning disputes.
Laura has appeared before all levels of court in Ontario and the Federal Court, as well as administrative tribunals including the Health Professions Appeal and Review Board, the Consent and Capacity Board, the Local Planning Appeals Tribunal, and the Sports Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada. She has acted as both prosecution and defence counsel at discipline proceedings for regulatory health colleges.

Laura appeared as Commission Counsel to the public inquiry into the safety and well-being of residents in Ontario’s long-term care homes.

Prior to joining BLG in 2019, Laura practiced at a leading litigation firm in Toronto.

Experience

  • Acted for a professional in a confidential arbitration pertaining to the distribution of profits pursuant to a partnership agreement.
  • Acted for a financial services company in a dispute relating to the financing of a hotel construction project.
  • Acted for individual and corporate clients on motions for contempt orders and subsequent appellate proceedings.
  • Represented municipalities and landowners before the Local Planning Appeals Tribunal in land-use planning disputes, including contested zoning bylaw amendments and minor variance applications.
  • Prosecuted allegations of professional misconduct by regulated health professionals in disciplinary proceedings, including allegations of sexual abuse, breaches of standards of practice and fraud.
  • Defended regulated health professionals in disciplinary proceedings, including allegations of sexual abuse and unprofessional conduct.
  • Advised clients in regulatory matters, including conducting and responding to investigations and quality assurance activities.
  • Acted as Commission Counsel to the Long-Term Care Homes Public Inquiry, leading evidence in the public hearings relating to the College of Nurses of Ontario and the Office of the Chief Coroner.

Beyond Our Walls

Professional Involvement

  • Member, The Advocates' Society

Bar Admission & Education

  • Ontario, 2015
  • JD, Université Queen’s, 2014
  • BA (Hons.), Université Queen’s, 2010