Geoff Hall named one of Canadian Lawyer's Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers for 2018
Toronto – August 7, 2018, McCarthy Tétrault congratulates Toronto litigation partner Geoff Hall on being recognized as one of Canadian Lawyer’s Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers in Canada in the Corporate-Commercial category.
Canadian Lawyer’s decision to include Geoff on this year’s list was, most notably, for his role as successful lead counsel on the trial for 1169822 Ontario Inc. v. The Toronto-Dominion Bank, which had a significant impact on the banking industry with regards to the scope of a bank’s duties to third parties, only previously tested on pleading motions.
A formidable litigator, Geoff helps his clients navigate complex contractual and business challenges, and successfully resolves precedent-setting cases before all levels of Canadian courts. He is also widely known for his book, Canadian Contractual Interpretation Law and has been cited many times by the Supreme Court of Canada.
In addition to his legal practice, Geoff is actively invested in developing the careers of young lawyers. He is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, teaching contract law and contractual interpretation. Being extremely generous with his time, Geoff not only mentors, but champions up-and-coming litigators, shaping the future of litigation in Canada.
The Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers in Canada identifies lawyers who are making the most impact on the laws in the country, and advancing the legal profession around the world during the last 18 months. The firm congratulates Geoff and the other Top 25 lawyers included on this year’s list.
About McCarthy Tétrault
McCarthy Tétrault LLP provides a broad range of legal services, advising on large and complex assignments for Canadian and international interests. The firm has substantial presence in Canada’s major commercial centres as well as in New York City and London, UK.
Built on an integrated approach to the practice of law and delivery of innovative client services, the firm brings its legal talent, industry insight and practice experience to help clients achieve the results that are important to them.
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