Laura Garvey  

Law Clerk

Executive Summary

Laura Garvey joined the EMER group at Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (Toronto) in 2016. Laura has over 20 years of Law Clerk experience working in both plaintiff and defence roles. Laura provides support the group's lawyers while managing files from inception to resolution, including:

  • Drafting pleadings and various briefs;
  • Preparing files for examination for discovery including preparation of discovery plans and affidavits of documents;
  • Drafting lists of undertakings, advisements and refusals, and liasing with discovery witnesses to answer undertakings and to review and organize answers;
  • Drafting various motions, supporting affidavits and cost outlines for hearings;
  • Preparing files for mediation including preparation, review and organization of documents;
  • Preparing files for trial including scheduling issues, liasing with counsel and court, communications with experts, summoning and preparing witnesses, preparing pre-trial memoranda, notices, document and issues briefs and trial preparation;
  • Overseeing and managing large, complex, technologically dependent files; and
  • Liasing with clients, counsel and courts.