Brian is a world-renowned trial counsel and a completely bi-lingual member of the Ontario and New Brunswick Bars.
Brian has a particular niche acting for the victims of bullying. He is retained by Bullying Canada and appeared for them in the seminal Supreme Court of Canada case, A.B. v. Bragg Communications Inc.  2 SCR 567. Brian has been heavily involved for many years in securing justice for victims of abuse committed by Catholic priests and by the Residential Schools system. He is currently engaged in a number of very serious bullying cases against Toronto private school for girls, Havergal College.
Brian served as Member of Parliament from 2006 to 2011 and was the Vice-Chair of the Justice Committee. He was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2015.
Married with three daughters. He enjoys early Irish folk music, travelling the world with his wife, good red wines, salmon fishing, and golf.
Brian holds a B.A. from Dalhousie University, an LL.B. from the University of New Brunswick and an LL.M. from Osgoode Hall Law School.
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Awards and Accolades
Order of Moncton – Moncton’s highest honour to recognize those who have contributed to bettering the community (2020)
Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et Lettres, Republic of France – Awarded for helping bring Alliance Française to Moncton (2004)