New Hire Announcement: Paul J. Barnes Joins Blouin, Dunn LLP

Paul J. Barnes.jpg.htm-1Claude Blouin and Jamie Dunn, Partners at Blouin, Dunn LLP, are extremely pleased to announce that Paul J. Barnes has joined the firm as an associate lawyer.

Paul received his Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree from Acadia University in 2000 and afterwards attended the University of Windsor, where he obtained his law degree in 2004.

Paul was called to the Nova Scotia Bar in 2005 and has been practicing exclusively in insurance defence litigation since settling in Toronto in 2006.  He has extensive experience in the carriage and defence of motor vehicle and occupier liability tort claims, as well as Statutory Accident Benefit disputes.  He also has significant experience in handling private arbitrations arising from Priority and Loss Transfer disputes between Insurers, and Right-to-Sue applications before the Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal.

Outside of the office, Paul’s interests are largely focused on professional baseball – he is a season ticket holder to the Toronto Blue Jays and has travelled extensively over the United States, Japan, and Cuba in an effort to experience the game in as many different ballparks as possible.

Paul’s contact information is:

T. 416-365-7888 ext. 139
F. 416-365-7988
E. pbarnes@blouindunn.com