Karen Mitchell is a senior litigator at Moore Barristers with 30
years of practice in complex commercial litigation,
emphasizing securities law, business and employment
disputes, and professional discipline proceedings.

Having represented both plaintiffs and defendants at the
Superior Court of Justice and the Federal Court of Canada,
and both appellants and respondents before the Ontario
Divisional Court, the Ontario Court of Appeal and the
Supreme Court of Canada, Ms. Mitchell is experienced in
litigating complex cases involving a broad range of business
and commercial disputes, including shareholder actions,
oppression remedy proceedings, wrongful dismissal, breach
of trust and libel actions, and claims in professional
negligence and fiduciary duty.

In addition, Ms. Mitchell has acted as counsel before
administrative tribunals including the Institute of Chartered
Accountants of Ontario (now the Chartered Professional
Accountants of Ontario), the Ontario Municipal Board, the
Ontario Securities Commission, and the Investment Dealers
Association of Canada (now the Investment Industry
Regulatory Organization of Canada), and has extensive
arbitration and mediation experience.

Ms. Mitchell has authored on practice before the Ontario
Securities Commission and employment contracts, and is a
member of the Canadian Bar Association, the Toronto
Lawyers Association and the University Club of Toronto.
TEL:          416-581-1818 ext. 223
FAX:          416-581-1279


Queen’s University (LL.B.)

Corporate & Securities Litigation
Business Litigation
Appellate Litigation
Judicial Review
Professional Liability
Directors and Officers Liability
Employment Disputes
Bankruptcy & Insolvency
Administrative Tribunals
Estate Disputes
Mediation & Arbitration
Ms. Mitchell has acted as counsel in a number of leading cases including:  
978011 Ontario Ltd. v. Cornell Engineering Ltd.
[Breach of contract, contract rectification & Fiduciary Duty]
In Re Estate of Harold E. Ballard
[Will interpretation & Trustee obligations]
Ribeiro v. Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce   
[Wrongful dismissal & Punitive damages]
National Business Systems Inc. v. Price Waterhouse et. al    
[Fiduciary duty & Professional negligence]
O.S.C. v. YBM Magnex                                           
[Statutory non-disclosure & O.S.C.  public interest.]
YBM Magnex v. Antes et. al.
[Class action, Fiduciary duty & Professional Negligence.]
Wainbee Ltd. v. Trinova Canada     
[Breach of contract & Damages]
Naneff v. Rainbow Concrete       
[Shareholder oppression remedy]
Carom et al. v. Bre-X Minerals      
[Class action, fiduciary duty and professional negligence]