Clarke's practice focuses on civil litigation and enforcement proceedings before securities regulators in Canada. Clarke has appeared as counsel before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Divisional Court, the Ontario Court of Appeal, the Courts of British Columbia and Nova Scotia, the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) and the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC).
Clarke has worked on a wide variety of commercial and securities litigation matters, including applications under the Business Corporations Act and the Securities Act, professional negligence, fraud actions, and fiduciary litigation, including complex commercial litigation matters. He regularly acts for directors and officers of private and public corporations. Clarke also has experience in matters involving securities class actions, proxy battles and shareholder disputes, employment matters and defamation.
Prior to joining the firm in 2008, Clarke articled with the OSC, where he clerked for one of the Vice-Chairs and completed a secondment in the OSC's enforcement branch.
Speaker, “Regulatory Settlements,” Advocates’ Society Third Annual Securities Symposium, September 12, 2013
Speaker, 13th Fund Manager Selection and Oversight Course, Federated Press, June 6-7, 2012
Member of The Advocates' Society
Member of the OSC’s E-filing and E-hearings User Committee
Called to the Bar – 2008
LL.B., Queen’s University – 2007
B.Comm, Queen’s University – 2004