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Ryan J. Coughlin - Partner

Ryan J. Coughlin

Partner
Tel: 416.581.8250

Ryan Coughlin joined Bell Temple in 2008 and became a Partner in 2014. Prior to Bell Temple, he worked at large firms in Alberta and Ontario. Ryan received his B.A. from the University of Western Ontario in 1998 and his LL.B. from Dalhousie Law School in 2001.

Insurance companies retain Ryan to defend personal injury claims, pursue subrogated actions and to handle property loss claims, including flood and fire loss. Ryan also has experience in commercial litigation, construction and collections/enforcement.

Ryan has extensive experience in the courtroom. He has acted as lead counsel in matters before the Ontario Court of Appeal, Divisional Court, Superior Court of Justice (jury and non-jury trials), and in private arbitrations.

Ryan is also on the firm's Articling Committee, and serves as an Articling Student Principal and Student Mentor.

BAR ADMISSION:

2002 - Alberta
2004 - Ontario

EDUCATION:

University of Western Ontario - B.A. - Psychology 1998

Dalhousie University - LL.B. 2001

MEMBERSHIP:

Law Society of Upper Canada
Canadian Bar Association
Ontario Bar Association
Toronto Lawyers' Association
Canadian Defence Lawyers
The Advocates' Society

PRACTICE AREAS:
Insurance Law Personal Injury and Casualty Motor Vehicle - Defence - Plaintiff Construction Claims Coverage Opinions Environmental Contamination - Oil Spills/Leaks Municipal Liability Occupiers' Liability Product Liability Property Subrogation