Jonathon is a 1992 graduate of the Joint JD/MBA Programme of Osgoode Hall Law School and the Schulich School of Business. He subsequently went on to obtain two Master of Laws degrees, one from the Europa Institute of the University of Edinburgh, specializing in the economic and commercial law of the European Community, (graduating magna cum laude) and a second from Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto, focusing on banking and financial services.
Jonathon was called to the Bar in 1995. Since that time he has practiced primarily corporate-commercial litigation, with extensive experience in banking, bills of exchange, bankruptcy and insolvency, commercial leasing, construction, defamation, franchising, fraud, partnership and shareholder disputes, real and personal property security, and sale of goods including international matters.
Jonathon is a member of the Toronto Lawyers Association, Ontario Bar Association/Canadian Bar Association, American Bar Association and The Advocates’ Society. He has also been an advocacy instructor and special needs tutor for the Bar Admission Course of the Law Society of Upper Canada.
Proud of his Scots heritage, Jonathon has been known to wear his kilt to the office from time to time. He is also well known for perennially leading his hockey team in penalty minutes.