Lawyers & Paralegals



Eric Finn

Organizations

Ontario Bar Association |
Canadian Bar Association |
Ontario Expropriation Association |
International Right of Way Association |
Advocates’ Society |
Simcoe County Law Association |
Barrie Curling Club

Practice Areas

Mediation

Eric Finn

Counsel

Eric Finn has been practicing civil litigation and administrative law since his call to the Bar of the Law Society of Upper Canada in 1972. He received a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) from McGill University and an LL.B. and LL.M. from York University. The Law Society of Upper Canada has certified him as a Specialist in Civil Litigation since 1989.

Mr. Finn has practiced in all levels of court and before numerous administrative tribunals. His casework has included commercial disputes, personal injuries, property damage, land title issues and employment matters. In the administrative area, he is generally regarded as an expert in expropriation matters. He was a law clerk for the Chief Justice of the trial division in Ontario. In addition to working in private practice, Eric was, for several years, an Assistant General Counsel, responsible for all legal proceedings, with a major public utility.

Eric has published several articles relating to litigation and administrative law, was an associate Editor of the Land Compensation Reports, Ontario Municipal Board Reports and has authored two course manuals for the International Right of Way Association (IRWA). He is a frequent speaker at activities of the Canadian Bar Association, the International Right of Way Association and the Ontario Expropriation Association. He has taught in the Bar Admission Course of the Law Society and is a certified instructor with the IRWA.

Eric has been Chairman of the Administrative Law Section and a member of council of the Ontario Bar Association and is a director and former President of the Ontario Expropriation Association. His other memberships include the Simcoe County Law Association, the Advocates' Society and the IRWA. He is a Past President of Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Barrie and District.

Organizations

Ontario Bar Association |
Canadian Bar Association |
Ontario Expropriation Association |
International Right of Way Association |
Advocates’ Society |
Simcoe County Law Association |
Barrie Curling Club

Practice Areas

Mediation



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