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Mark Edward Paul Cavanaugh

Partner

"My uncompromising commitment is to provide the highest quality of legal service to my clients. It is a privilege to represent their interests in all phases of the litigation process and I am passionate about doing so."
Mark CavanaughMark Cavanaugh

Bio

Mark is Senior Trial and Appellate counsel with a focus on Insurance Defence and Commercial litigation. He has extensive experience in the defence of life and disability claims, critical illness, products liability, personal injury and negligence claims. Mark acts as counsel in a broad range of civil litigation matters including complex contractual disputes, claims against investment advisors and brokers, social and commercial host liability, occupier's liability, multi-party construction deficiency claims and claims arising in a commercial or manufacturing context.

He has particular expertise in the area of fraud and misrepresentation arising in insurance claims and in the prosecution of actions to recover damages or to seek other remedies as a result of fraudulent conduct. A versatile litigator, Mark brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to all aspects of his litigation practice including the mediation of insurance and commercial disputes.

Education

  • Called to the Bar in Ontario in 1979
  • B.A., University of Windsor, 1974
  • LL.B., Osgoode Hall law School, 1977 

Affiliations

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Canadian Defence Lawyers
  • Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Advocates' Society

Decisions

Dec
03
2013

Saini v. Sun Life Insurance

2013 ONSC 7434

Jul
05
2013

Hunt v. RBC Life Insurance Co.

2013 ONSC 4617

Jul
02
2013

Hunt v. RBC Life Insurance Co.

2013 ONSC 4453

Nov
21
2008

Sun Life Insurance Co. of Canada v. Rambihar

2008 CarswellOnt 6936

Motion - successfully obtained a stay of proceedings and an order compelling attendance of three individuals at examinations or cross-examinations

BLAWG Posts

Oct
30
2017

Canadian Insurance Top Broker article on liquor liability includes comments by Hughes Amys' Mark Cavanaugh

Please find pasted below an article from the October 2017 issue of Canadian Insurance Top Broker magazine focusing on commercial host liability in which our Mark Cavanaugh's involvement in defending these claims is noted, and his observations are ......

  • Canadian Lawyer - Top 10 Boutique 2017-18
  • The ARC Group
  • Best Lawyers 2017
  • Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2016

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