About McCloskey Law

The firm specializes in civil litigation at the trial and appellate levels in corporate and commercial law, contract, shareholder and partnership disputes, employment, professional negligence, property disputes, administrative law and libel matters. Much of the firm’s work is referred by other law firms.

Our Clients

The firm has acted for numerous publicly traded and private corporations, individuals, partnerships and associations, representing clients in trials and in hearings before administrative and disciplinary tribunals, employment and labour panels.

Success is achieved by close personal service, attention to detail, and a strategy responsive to client needs and objectives within a realistic budget.

Our Strengths

The firm offers superior litigation representation based on first-rate legal research, careful analysis and the judgment that comes with over 39 years experience litigating complex corporate and commercial cases. The focus is on understanding the client’s legal and business issues, setting and meeting appropriate expectations. Good counsel must reliably predict the legal outcome of a dispute if it is pursued through a trial and appeal. Only in the context of an accurate forecast of the likely legal result can clients adopt a cost-effective and efficient strategy and the tactics to achieve their goals. Success is achieved by close personal service, attention to detail, and a strategy responsive to client needs and objectives within a realistic budget.

Working with a group of committed professionals in specialized areas such as corporate, competition and securities law, the firm is in a position to provide the necessary bench strength to staff files appropriately and flexibly to meet client needs and to ensure that appropriate expertise is brought to bear on complex disputes.

Ron McCloskey is the principal and founder of McCloskey Law Firm. He has over 39 years experience as a litigation lawyer handling complex civil cases. From 1984 to 2003 he was a partner with Fasken Martineau DuMoulin, a major national law firm. Prior to that he was an associate of Campbell Godfrey and Lewtas from 1979 to 1984.

Education

Called to the Ontario Bar 1979
LL.M., University of Cambridge , England 1976-1977
LL.B., University of Western Ontario 1973-1976
Honours B.A., University of Toronto 1969-1973

Professional Associations

Canadian Bar Association
Toronto Lawyers Association