Brieanne maintains a civil and administrative litigation practice with a focus on health law, professional liability and disciplinary matters.
Over the last decade, Brieanne has enjoyed assisting physicians in a wide variety of medico-legal challenges. She has developed an interest in reproductive, obstetrical and perinatal malpractice and the associated high-severity damages. Prior to joining MLT Aikins, she was a partner at a national law firm in Ottawa.
Brieanne has been an effective advocate at all levels of Ontario courts, as counsel at coroner’s inquests and before various administrative tribunals, including the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, and the Health Professions Appeal and Review Board. She has also been a regular speaker at physician education events, and recently appeared on the podcast Emergency Medicine Cases (ep 165 Getting Sued in Emergency Medicine – Practical Tips).
Brieanne obtained her Juris Doctor from Queen’s University in 2011. She holds a certificate in public international law from the Queen’s University International Study Centre in Sussex, United Kingdom, and a certificate in alternative dispute and conflict resolution from the Mediation Centre of Southeastern Ontario. Before entering law, she earned a B.Sc. in physiology from McGill University. As a member of the McGill varsity swim team, she was an Academic All-Canadian.
- Member, Canadian Bar Association
- Member, County of Carleton Law Association
- Member, The Advocates’ Society