Charles Sinclair is a member of our civil litigation group. He has a diversified civil litigation practice and acts in all manner of civil and commercial disputes for individuals, corporations, trade unions and not-for-profit housing co-operatives. He regularly appears before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and the Court of Appeal for Ontario as well as before various administrative tribunals, including coroners’ inquests.
Charlie’s practice focuses on defending lawyers in solicitor’s negligence actions (as a member of LawPRO’s list of preferred counsel); representing unions and union members on motions for injunctive relief and civil contempt; representing and advising employees in employment disputes with their employers and wrongful dismissal actions; defamation claims (plaintiff and defendant); civil assault (plaintiff and defendant); and representing individuals in malicious prosecution, negligent investigation and civil assault claims against the police.
Charlie’s approach to litigation is strategic and geared towards achieving the desired result in the most efficient and cost-effective manner possible.
Charlie was called to the Bar of Ontario in 2000 and joined the firm in 2003 after practicing corporate law and civil litigation with another Toronto law firm. He is a member of the Advocates’ Society and the Canadian and Ontario Bar Associations.