Roger Horst

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  • Called to the Bar of Ontario, 1986
  • LL.B., Osgoode Hall Law School, 1984
  • B.A., (Honours), University of Western Ontario, 1977
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Roger Horst
 Overview

For over thirty years Roger Horst has been a leader in complex litigation and all variety of negligence claims.  His experience and advice is highly sought after in claims involving defence of professionals, directors and officers liability, defamation, product liability, personal injury, commercial litigation, class actions and appeals of novel or difficult issues.

An expert problem-solver, Roger is able to quickly get to the essence of his clients’ legal problems.  While recognizing that each client has different needs, interests and objectives, Roger’s goal in every case is to attain the best possible results for his clients.

Listen to Roger's podcast on CLASS ACTIONS here.

 Education
  • LL.B., Osgoode Hall Law School, 1984
  • B.A., (Honours), University of Western Ontario, 1977
 Practice Areas  Called to the Bar
  • Called to the Bar of Ontario, 1986
 Assistant  Experience
  • Frequent counsel in Ontario Court of Appeal on numerous issues, including standard of care expected of professionals, including appraisers, accountants, financial advisors, and public officials, and the interpretation of the Indian Act and rights of bands and band members under the Act

  • Lead counsel in defence of class actions involving various types of claims including mass environmental torts and professional negligence

  • Counsel in arbitrations involving rights and obligations under commercial contracts

  • Trial counsel in a variety of torts claims including professional negligence, occupiers liability and mass torts

  • Frequent counsel on motions for summary judgment for dismissal of claims on the merits and limitation periods

  • Frequent counsel on claims about duties and standard of care for government agencies and officials including class actions

 Recognition

Recognition

  • Certified by the Law Society of Ontario as Specialist in Civil Litigation
 Publications
 News  Podcasts  Blogs  Memberships

Memberships

  • Law Society of Ontario
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • The Advocates Society

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