Jeffrey has been practicing with Garfinkle Biderman since his call to the Bar in 1991. His practice focuses on commercial disputes with an emphasis on contracts, real property, construction liens, commercial leases, bankruptcy and insolvency, and employment matters.

Experience
  • Lead counsel on several trials, appeals, arbitrations and mediations
  • Appeared as counsel on all levels of the Court in Ontario
  • Diverse clientele of public and private corporations and individuals
Education
  • 1991 - Called to the Bar in Ontario
  • 1989 - LL.B., Osgoode Hall Law School
  • 1985 - B.A. (Economics), University of Western Ontario
Associations/Memberships/Activities
     Professional
  • Advocates’ Society (Member)
  • Christian Legal Fellowship (Member)
  • University of Toronto Law School Moot Supervisor and Judge (2007-2010, 2012 and 2015);
  • University of Toronto Law School Moot Judge (2006)
  • Bar Admission Course Instructor (2000-2004), Business Law – Insolvency
     Community
  • Canadian German Chamber of Industry and Commerce (Member and former Director)
  • Lutheran Church – Canada – Commission on Adjudication (2011-present)
  • Christ Our King Lutheran Church in Mississauga, Ontario – Board of Elders (2006-present), Chairman (2002-2006), Second Vice-Chairman (2000-2002);
  • German Canadian Business & Professional Association of Greater Toronto (Member and former President, Secretary and Director)
  • GCBPA German Canadian Scholarship Fund (Former Director and President);
  • Christ Our King Lutheran School – Director of Interim Board (2002-2010);
  • Lutheran Church of Canada, East District Abuse Prevention Team (2004-2012)
Sample Reported Cases
  • Canadian Language Leadership Centre – CLLC Inc. v. 20 Eglinton Commercial Centre Inc,, 2017 CarswellOnt 8866, 20 A.C.W.S. (3rd) 389 (S.C.J.)
  • Conterra Restoration Ltd. v. Kirsch, 2017 CarswellOnt 7707 (S.C.J.)
  • Kiskadee Ventures Limited v. 2164017 Ontario Ltd. 2016 CarswellOnt 19736, 279 A.C.W.S. (3rd) 243 (C.A.)
  • Conterra Restoration v. Kirsch, 2016 CarswellOnt 19732 (S.C.J.)
  • Title v. Canadian Asset Based Lending Enterprise (Cable) Inc.
    (2011), 108 O.R. (3d) 71 (C.A.) reversing in part, 2011 CarswellOnt 882, add'l reasons 2011 CarswellOnt 1676 (S.C.J. - Commercial List)
  • Noormohamed v. ANP Holdings Ltd.
    2010 CarswellOnt 8743 (S.C.J.) aff’d 2010 CarswellOnt 8620 (C.A.);
  • Schenker of Canada Ltd. v. Royal King Upholstery Inc.
    2010 CarswellOnt 1837 additional reasons at 2010 CarswellOnt 3651 (S.C.J.);
  • Nanji v. 944936 Ontario Inc.
    2010 CarswellOnt. 724 (Div. Ct.);
  • Douglas v. Magick Woods Ltd.
    2008 CarswellOnt. 9107 (S.C.J.); 
  • Morguard Real Estate Investment Trust v. Pita Pazzaz Inc. 
    2005, 35 R.P.R. (4th) 229 (S.C.J.);
  • Vanreal Properties Ltd. v. Erisan Inc.
    2003, 126 A.C.W.S. (3d) 1017 additional reasons [2004] O.J. No. 415 (S.C.J.);

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