Partner David Wingfield seconded to Competition Bureau Legal Services

WeirFoulds LLP is pleased to announce that David R. Wingfield has joined the Competition Bureau Legal Services as Executive Director and Senior General Counsel for a two-year term commencing on September 12, 2011.

David has acted on some of the largest and most important litigation matters in Canada and as counsel on significant international litigation. He is recognized as one of Canada’s leading cross-border and corporate commercial and securities law litigators and has practised internationally in association with Fountain Court Chambers, the leading London commercial chambers. In 2010 he was named a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America.

In addition to his practice, David has taught legal writing for The Advocates’ Society and the Ontario Centre for Advocacy Training and for several years was a trial advocacy instructor for Osgoode Hall’s annual Intensive Trial Advocacy Workshop.

During his period of secondment David will remain a partner of WeirFoulds.