Joseph Osborne 

Associate

Joseph Osborne

Toronto
Brookfield Place, Suite 4400
181 Bay Street
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2T3

t: 416.865.7887
e: joseph.osborne@mcmillan.ca

overview

Joseph Osborne is building a legal practice in commercial litigation. He advises on a variety of matters related to contractual disputes, class action defence, international arbitration and regulatory compliance.

During his legal studies, Joseph led a pro bono research project regarding Ontario condominium legislation and wrote refugee research reports for the University of Toronto’s International Human Rights Program. He also worked at a community legal clinic and volunteered as an intake coordinator at Pro Bono Ontario, where he assisted self-represented litigants. Prior to law school, Joseph worked for a senior member of the Ontario Legislative Assembly and tutored students taking law school and graduate school admissions exams.

Publications

Ontario Court of Appeal Provides Guidance on Bringing Anti-SLAPP Motions

Education

  • University of Toronto, JD - 2019
  • Queen's University, BA (Honours) Global Development Studies and Politics - 2016

Year Of Call

  • Called to the Ontario bar - 2020

Practices

business litigation
product liability
class actions
international arbitration
administrative law
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Joseph Osborne is building a legal practice in commercial litigation. He advises on a variety of matters related to contractual disputes, class action defence, international arbitration and regulatory compliance.

During his legal studies, Joseph led a pro bono research project regarding Ontario condominium legislation and wrote refugee research reports for the University of Toronto’s International Human Rights Program. He also worked at a community legal clinic and volunteered as an intake coordinator at Pro Bono Ontario, where he assisted self-represented litigants. Prior to law school, Joseph worked for a senior member of the Ontario Legislative Assembly and tutored students taking law school and graduate school admissions exams.

October 2020
“After Quadriga: The Future of Insolvent Cryptocurrency Exchanges”
Insolvency Institute Canada, Art. Vol. 9-2
​Adam Maerov, Kourtney Rylands & Joseph Osborne