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Hugh G. Brown - Partner

Hugh G. Brown

Tel: 416.581.8206

Hugh Brown is a Partner at Bell Temple and joined the firm after his Call to the Bar. He is widely recognized as one of the leading defence trial lawyers across the province, and has an exemplary record of success in over 100 trials. He is a tough and determined litigator, with an uncanny ability to relate to juries. His cross-examination technique is known for its incisiveness. He regularly argues trials, motions, applications, etc. in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, and has also represented his clients at the Divisional Court and Court of Appeal.

Hugh is regularly retained as lead counsel for some of the largest restaurant and grocery store chains and automobile insurers in the country.  His litigation practice covers the areas of occupiers' liability, restaurant/tavern liability, tort motor vehicle accidents, fatality claims, UMC and 44R claims, product liability, duty to defend/indemnify, and structured settlements,




University of Toronto - Trinity College 1979

Osgoode Hall Law School - LL.B. 1982


Law Society of Upper Canada
Canadian Bar Association
Toronto Lawyers' Association
Canadian Defence Lawyers
Ontario Bar Association
Defense Research Institute (US)

Class Actions Insurance Law Motor Vehicle - Defence - Plaintiff Municipal Liability Occupiers' Liability Personal Injury and Casualty Product Liability Property