Dominic practises principally in the area of insurance litigation encompassing both coverage and defence matters. A "go-to" counsel for insurers both nationally and internationally, Dominic's expertise is frequently sought out on large and complex coverage claims. He specializes in advising and representing insurers with respect to commercial general liability, directors' and officers' liability and commercial property policies. Dominic has significant experience in the defence of products liability and sexual abuse litigation. A force in the courtroom, he has appeared as counsel in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and the Ontario Court of Appeal. A leading expert in insurance coverage and reinsurance matters, Dominic is a frequent lecturer to professional bodies, and is hailed as "very experienced, very agreeable and highly competent" by Who's Who Legal, with respondents drawing praise for his superb litigation practice, especially in coverage disputes. He has published numerous thought leadership pieces on insurance in his nearly three decades of practice, and is a contributing editor to the leading Canadian insurance text, Annotated Commercial General Liability.
Canadian Appellate Court Holds that Reinsureds Must Establish Legal Liability in the Absence of a Follow Settlements ClauseIn Swiss Reinsurance Company v. Camarin Limited, the British Columbia Court of Appeal clarified the test for proving liability under a reinsurance contract absent a follow the settlements clause