Stephanie
Turnham
Associate

Stephanie is an experienced litigator who has successfully served the diverse clientele of BYLD since joining the firm in 2012, prior to which she practiced for five years at a mid-sized renowned Toronto firm.

Stephanie’s litigation practice encompasses a variety of commercial litigation issues. She is also designated as preferred counsel for the Lawyers’ Professional Indemnity Company (LawPRO) and in that capacity acts as litigation defence counsel for lawyers.

“I take pride in diligently advocating on behalf of my clients' interests and assisting them to achieve successful resolutions of their disputes.”

Stephanie is driven to achieve cost-effective resolutions for her clients. Her sound judgment and analytical skills assist her in using creative means to achieve these ends. Stephanie has extensive experience appearing before all levels of court in Ontario, and advocating on behalf of her clients’ interests at all stages of a proceeding, whether in or outside of the courtroom.


PUBLICATIONS

“Supreme Court clarifies the legal relationships in the life cycle of a cheque”, Credit and Banking Litigation Journal, Vol. XIV, No 1 (2011).

“Production of electronic documents and use of electronic evidence at trial”, in Electronic Documents: Records Management, E-Discovery and Trial (Toronto: Canada Law Book, 2010+) [looseleaf textbook]

“Prenatal diagnosis and pre-implantation genetic diagnosis: legal and ethical issues”, in Genetic Testing: Care, Consent and Liability (Hoboken, NJ: JohnWiley and Sons Inc., 2006) (co- authored with with Roxanne Mykitiuk and Mireille Lacroix)

Contact Stephanie Turnham at:
416-364-4900 x217   |   sturnham@byldlaw.ca

PRACTICE

Commercial litigation including shareholder disputes, breach of contract, and real property disputes; employment and wrongful dismissal matters; and professional negligence defence.


EDUCATION

LL.B., Osgoode Hall Law School (2006)
B.A. Hons. (with distinction) Queen’s University (2003)


CALL TO THE BAR

2007 Ontario

ASSOCIATIONS

Canadian Bar Association
Ontario Bar Association
The Advocates Society