Daniel Sheppard is a member of the Goldblatt Partners research team. He assists the firms’ lawyers with written submissions and legal arguments, no matter what the area of law. Criminal law, labour or employment law, constitutional law – you name it and Dan will provide superior research, analytical and drafting assistance.
Dan is also a talented litigator. He has appeared before all levels of court in Canada, including the Court of Appeal for Ontario and the Supreme Court of Canada.
Daniel also practices public international law, representing clients before international bodies such as the European Court of Human Rights, as well as domestic courts in matters raising with international law issues.
Outside of the courtroom, Daniel provides advice for individuals and companies with respect to compliance with criminal and quasi-criminal legislation, as well as advice on criminal law issues that arise in the context of civil litigation.
Daniel attended Osgoode Hall Law School, where he graduated in 2009 as the Silver Medalist. Afterwards he clerked at the Court of Appeal for Ontario, and was called to the bar in 2010.
Daniel has previously worked for Doctors Without Borders, and was a 2011 graduate fellow at the Nathanson Centre on Transnational Human Rights, Crime and Security. In Fall 2014, Daniel will serve as the inaugural clinical director of Osgoode Hall Law School’s Test Case and Appellate Litigation Program. Daniel’s scholarly work has been published in the International Criminal Law Review.
- R. v. Appulonappa
- Carter v. Canada (Attorney General)
- Canada (Attorney General) v. Bedford (Supreme Court of Canada)