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FH&P Lawyers Welcome Glenn Harvey-McKean

August 13, 2021 by FH&P Lawyers


FH&P Lawyers would like to officially welcome Glenn Harvey-McKean, who has joined our Firm to add the new practice area of Medical Defence & Health Law.

He comes to FH&P via Gowling WLG’s Medical Defence & Health Law Group in Ottawa, where he was a Partner. Gowling is one of only three firms in Canada ranked as Band 1 by Chambers & Partners in Health Law and recently named Canadian Law Firm of the Year 2021 for Medical Negligence by Best Lawyers. He was responsible for managing complex and technical disputes and litigation matters of high value ranging from $1 million to $30 million, relating to coroner’s inquests, medical defence litigation and professional discipline and regulatory proceedings for physicians on behalf of the Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA).

Glenn was called to the Ontario Bar in 1998 after graduating from Queen’s University with a Bachelor of Arts in 1990. He then achieved his Bachelor of Law from the University of Auckland in New Zealand in 1996 and Master of Laws from the University of Sydney in 2016.

He practices in the field of Medical Defence and Health law relating to contract reviews, litigation arising from medical treatment and care, privacy issues and hospital privileges matters, as well as representing health professionals in professional discipline and regulatory proceedings before provincial licensing bodies throughout Canada. He also deals in issues of civil and commercial litigation, including commercial insurance disputes, professional indemnity matters (accountants, architects, barristers & solicitors, brokers, engineers, health professionals and health care facilities, and mortgage brokers), product liability, property and casualty and major tort litigation (personal injury, coverage, fatality, subrogation, occupiers’ liability, and fraud).

Glenn has conducted more than 450 private and/or statutory mandated mediations and more than 25 arbitrations and has been involved in more than 30 trials while appearing before the Ontario Superior Court, District Court, and Court of Appeal for Ontario.

To contact Glenn and book an appointment, email him directly at gharvey-mckean@fhplawyers.com.