Gillian's practice focuses on civil litigation in the areas of corporate and securities law. She is a co-head of the firm's securities defence practice. Gillian advises capital markets participants on regulatory matters and internal investigations, and provides representation in civil and regulatory proceedings and investigations conducted by the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada and the Ontario Securities Commission. Gillian focuses on proceedings involving disclosure, securities class actions, and defending investment dealers and brokers in trading-related matters. She also represents corporations in contested transaction matters before the courts and other regulators, and provides advice and representation in cases involving breach of contract and business torts.
Gillian has appeared as counsel in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Court of Appeal for Ontario, the Federal Court and the Federal Court of Appeal, and before the Ontario Securities Commission and other securities regulators.