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Patrick Copeland

Partner Admitted to the Ontario Bar: 2012

Patrick is a dedicated litigator. He is a vigorous advocate and is driven to deliver exceptional results. He recognizes the value of adopting practical and creative approaches to resolving even the most complex of disputes.

Patrick’s litigation practice is diverse. He has significant experience in all aspects of commercial litigation, including contractual disputes, shareholders’ disputes, class actions, intellectual property law and transportation law. He has acted as counsel in trials, appeals, arbitrations, and various types of motions, including for urgent injunctive relief.

Patrick has appeared at every level of court in Ontario (including the Court of Appeal), every level of the Federal Court (including the Federal Court of Appeal), as well as various specialized administrative tribunals, such as the Ontario Labour Relations Board.

Awards & Recognition

  • Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada in the field of Corporate and Commercial Litigation

Selected Speaking Engagements

"The Business of Transport Undertakings: Issues for Corporate Lawyers," CTLA Conference, September 2016.


  • JD (with distinction), University of Western Ontario, 2011
  • MA (History), University of Western Ontario, 2008
  • BA (Hons), McMaster University, 2007