John P. Ormston

John P. Ormston

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
John is a former litigation partner from Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP who specializes in commercial litigation. John has extensive trial experience in a wide variety of commercial matters, including shareholder disputes, promissory notes, guarantees and mortgage underwriting. He has assisted with contributions to Corporate Liability, a journal focusing on corporate liability in civil, criminal and regulatory matters. He is a member of the Advocates' Society and of the Board of Governors of Wilfrid Laurier University.

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Matters
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Promissory Notes
  • Guarantees
  • Mortgage Underwriting
  • Corporate Liability

Bar Admissions

  • Ontario, 1993


  • University of Western Ontario, Faculty of Law, London, Ontario, Canada
    • LL.B. - 1993
  • Wilfrid Laurier University
    • B.B.A. - 1989

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Advocates’ Society, Member
  • Wilfrid Laurier University, Member, Board of Governors

Past Employment Positions

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP, Litigation Partner

Pro Bono Activities

  • Law Society of Upper Canada