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Ryan J. Coughlin - Partner

Ryan J. Coughlin

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.


2002 - Alberta
2004 - Ontario


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

Dalhousie University - LL.B. 2001


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

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