Paul Brett’s practice is restricted to civil litigation and transportation matters arising in the Provinces of Ontario, Manitoba and Saskatchewan. Paul conducts a general civil litigation practice with an emphasis on insurance defence, coverage and regulatory matters, including general liability, errors and omissions, products liability, life and health, reciprocal exchanges and motor transportation law.
EDUCATION: McMaster University, 1971
University of Manitoba, LL.B. 1975
CALL TO THE BAR: Manitoba, 1976
REPRESENTATIVE CASES/TRANSACTIONS: Paul serves as counsel for several liability insurers in Manitoba and northwestern Ontario.
OTHER SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS: Regular presenter at insurance industry seminars and continuing education initiatives.
COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: Former Member of the Board of Directors for Maples Multiplex Centre Inc.
Former Member of the Board of Directors for Maples Community Centre Inc.
Former Member of the Board of Directors of Point North Project Inc.
Former Member of the Board of Directors for St. James Canadians Junior Hockey Club
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