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Erin Hoult

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A representative list of Erin’s experience includes:

  • Advising on and conducting internal investigations, including assessment of potential regulatory breaches and litigation risk, resolutions and ongoing risk management

  • Defending persons alleged to have committed regulatory offences, including before the Ontario Court of Justice and Ontario Securities Commission

  • Representing procuring agencies in defence of claims by unsuccessful bidders in RFP processes

  • Acting for a party to an arbitration concerning alleged breach of a P3 contract

  • Acting for leading corporations in fraud recovery actions, including obtaining and enforcing Mareva injunctions and certificates of pending litigation

  • Representing a leading corporation in a multimillion-dollar contractual dispute between limited partners concerning informational entitlements and annual distributions

  • Counsel to Torstar Corp. in Grant v. Torstar, in which the Supreme Court of Canada adopted a new defence to libel, public interest responsible communication

Awards & Recognition

Erin has been recognized as a leading lawyer in the following publications:

  • Benchmark 40 & Under Hot List 2018-2020 - Canada

  • Acritas Stars 2020: Independently Rated Lawyer (Nominated as a stand-out lawyer by senior in-house counsel)

  • Benchmark Canada: The Definitive Guide to Canada's Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys - 2019 and 2020 (Litigation Star - Ontario)

  • Benchmark Canada: The Definitive Guide to Canada's Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys - 2018 Edition (Future Litigation Star - Ontario)

Professional Activities

Erin is the Director of the Wilson Moot, which honours Canada's first female Supreme Court Justice. Erin is also an ex officio member of the Board of Family Service Toronto.

She is a member of The Advocates' Society, Ad IDEM/Canadian Media Lawyers Association, and the Canadian and Ontario Bar Associations.

Publications
Professional Appearances
  • Co-speaker: Securities Litigation in the Regulatory Environment
    Ontario Bar Association, Toronto, Ontario, October 23, 2017.
Education
Admitted to the Ontario Bar - 2007
LL.B., Dalhousie University - 2006
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