David A. Potts
Barrister & Solicitor

David A. Potts - Barrister & Solicitor

438 University Ave, Suite 1810
Toronto, ON M5G 2K8
Phone: (416) 366-4077
Fax: (416) 366-4172
E-mail: dpotts@cyberlibel.com
 
 
 

David Potts specializes in Defamation Law and Cyberlibel. Author of Cyberlibel (2011) revised 2019, co-author of Canadian Libel and Slander Actions (2004), Canadian Libel Practice (1985), delivered papers at conferences and frequently interviewed. Advisor to Ontario Law Reform Committee on Defamation (1985) and Internet Defamation (2016), Vice Chairman Media Law Section IBA, helped revise the Libel Jury Charge used by Ontario Judges. Retained by lawyers in hundreds of defamation and cyberlibel actions for Plaintiffs and Defendants. Currently developing an AI based predictive product to protect corporate reputations from attacks from Cyberspace. BA, University of Cape Town; LLB, Dalhousie Law School; LLM, Osgoode Hall Law School. Called to Ontario Bar 1979.


Year Called to the Bar:1979 (ON)
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