2016 Rising Stars Award Winners


Gillian Dingle, Torys LLP

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Gillian Dingle practises civil litigation in corporate and securities law. She advises capital markets participants on regulatory matters and internal investigations and provides representation in civil and regulatory proceedings and regulatory investigations. She focuses on disclosure, securities class actions, and defending investment dealers and brokers in tradingrelated matters. She also represents corporations in contested-transaction matters. Recent actions include representing two underwriters in a proposed securities class action alleging misrepresentation by a mining company and certain officers and directors; representing a Canadian Schedule I bank in a securities class action alleging disclosure violations related to the US subprime mortgage market; and representing Manulife Financial in a securities class action and a secondary-market class action concerning the disclosure of risk-management and equity-market risk of Manulife’s variable annuity products. Gillian co-founded the Litigation Assistance Program at the OSC.