Gregory Fleetwood

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Office: Winnipeg

Main: (204) 957-4690

Fax: (204) 957-4271

Services provided by G M Fleetwood Law Corporation

Education & Qualifications

  • Manitoba Bar (1996)
  • LLB (Manitoba, 1995)
  • BA (Winnipeg, 1992)

Gregory has a civil and commercial litigation practice, focusing in the areas of professional malpractice defence, corporate and shareholder disputes, banking litigation, health care, debt collection and foreclosure.

  • Counsel for physicians and surgeons in defence of claims that they were negligent in the performance of their professional practices, including 2005 MBQB 157, 2006 MBQB 194, 2006 MBCA 30, 2019 MBQB 19.
  • Counsel for realtors and real estate agents in defence of claims that they were negligent in the performance of their professional practices, including 2015 MBQB 136.
  • Counsel for physicians in litigation to interpret and apply certain terms and provisions of The Mental Health Act (Manitoba) 2006 MBCA 28.
  • Counsel for physicians in litigation to interpret and apply certain terms and provisions of The Limitation of Actions Act (Manitoba) 2014 MBCA 19.
  • Counsel for the plaintiff in litigation to interpret and apply contractual provisions in the context of an independent contractor relationship, which resulted in a decision from the Manitoba Court of Appeal that is one of the leading cases on the principles of contractual interpretation 2011 MBCA 80.
  • Counsel for several financial institutions, including banks and credit unions as well as for other public and private lenders, to assist in recovery efforts and collection proceedings.
  • Counsel for financial institutions in actions taken to recover from events of employee dishonesty.
  • Counsel in a variety of commercial litigation disputes, including contractual disputes, lease disputes, agreements for purchase and sale and other commercial transactions.
  • Counsel for corporations in a variety of different litigation proceedings, including commercial disputes and addressing shareholder matters and complaints, including corporate oppression claims / shareholder disputes.
  • Counsel for various owners and contractors in the course of construction disputes, lien actions and contractual interpretation litigation.
  • Counsel on arbitrations in both commercial disputes and construction matters.

Gregory has significant experience in many areas of civil litigation, including work for a variety of different types of professionals both in terms of defending malpractice/negligence lawsuits and responding to proceedings involving their governance and licensing. He also has significant experience in general commercial litigation, including corporate matters, shareholder disputes, banking litigation, property matters and collection proceedings.

Gregory has appeared before all levels of Court in the Province of Manitoba, as well as the Federal Court of Canada and the Tax Court of Canada. He also regularly appears before various different administrative tribunals and quasi-judicial boards.

  • Member, The Law Society of Manitoba
  • Member, Manitoba Bar Association
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Recognized in Best Lawyers, Personal Injury Litigation Law (2019, 2020)
  • A leading practitioner, Medical Negligence (Represents Defendants), Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory