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Clarke is a partner at Crawley MacKewn Brush LLP. In addition to being recognized by Benchmark Canada as one of the top litigation lawyers under 40 in Canada, in 2018, Clarke received the Lexpert Rising Star Award which recognizes leading lawyers under 40 across Canada.
Clarke’s practice focuses on civil litigation and enforcement proceedings before securities regulators in Canada. Clarke has appeared as counsel before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Divisional Court, the Ontario Court of Appeal, the Courts of British Columbia and Nova Scotia, the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC), the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) and the Mutual Fund Dealers Association (MFDA).
Clarke has worked on a wide variety of commercial and securities litigation matters, including applications under the Business Corporations Act and the Securities Act, professional negligence, fraud actions, and fiduciary litigation, including complex commercial litigation matters. He regularly acts for directors and officers of private and public corporations, and acts for both private and public companies with respect to receivership and valuation applications at the Commercial List. Clarke also has experience in matters involving securities class actions, proxy battles and shareholder disputes, employment matters and defamation.
Prior to joining the firm in 2008, Clarke articled with the OSC, where he clerked for one of the Vice-Chairs and completed a secondment in the OSC’s enforcement branch.
Last updated July 2019