Toronto (July 22, 2019) — Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is pleased to welcome Keegan Boyd as a partner in its Health Law Group. Keegan is based in BLG's Toronto office, and brings a decade of experience advocating in health law, professional liability and commercial disputes.

"Keegan's extensive experience in medico-legal defence and commercial disputes makes him a great addition to the Health Law Group and a benefit to clients across the firm," said Patrick Hawkins, National Practice Group Leader for Health Law.

Keegan has extensive experience in defending professionals against allegations of professional misconduct and negligence. He has particular expertise in defending clients in product liability matters and class actions. He has appeared before all levels of court in Ontario, as well as other courts, administrative bodies and tribunals, including the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, the Health Professions Appeal and Review Board, and the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario.

Keegan obtained his law degree from Osgoode Hall Law School and his MBA from the Schulich School of Business, and his engineering degree from McGill University before being called to the Ontario Bar in 2009. Prior to joining BLG, Keegan was partner at another national law firm.

BLG's Health Law Group is the most comprehensive health law resource in Canada. Our clients include a wide range of health care providers, including hospitals, long-term care facilities, retirement homes, medical and health associations, regulated health professionals, regulatory colleges, laboratories, pharmacies, medical clinics, private health clinics and emergency centres.