The Honourable Justice Newbould
The Honourable Justice Frank J.C. Newbould, Superior Court of Justice
Justice Newbould was appointed to the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in 2006. He sits in the Commercial List in Toronto, which hears a wide variety of commercial cases including corporate amalgamations and reorganizations, proceedings for relief under business corporation legislation, including oppression actions, insolvency matters and other commercial matters and disputes. He is currently seized with the Nortel case, the largest insolvency restructuring proceeding in Canadian history.
Prior to his appointment, Justice Newbould was a partner and a lead counsel at Borden Ladner Gervais in Toronto, with a wide-ranging litigation counsel practice involving corporate and commercial disputes, banking and insolvency matters, class actions, insurance and re-insurance disputes, real estate and estate matters. He was called to the bar in 1969. Justice Newbould is a judicial fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. Prior to his appointment to the bench, he was a director of Pacific & Western Bank of Canada and of Cuddy International. Justice Newbould was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1981. He was also a Chartered Arbitrator of the ADR Institute; a member arbitrator of the Canadian Roster of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, a past Director of the Advocate’s Society and past President of the Lawyers’ Club of Toronto.