Sean S. Carter    B.A., LL.B.

Sean Carter is a partner with Carters and the head of the Litigation Practice Group at Carters.  Sean has broad experience in civil litigation and joined Carters in 2012 after having articled with and been an associate with Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP (Toronto office) in their litigation and dispute resolution department for three years.

Sean has experience in matters relating to complex commercial disputes, estate litigation, applications under the Charities Accounting Act, personal injury, professional discipline and regulatory tribunals, commercial real estate, human rights and charter applications, shareholder disputes, historical sexual assault claims, insurance disputes, injunctions and extraordinary remedies, fraud and white collar crime, international arbitrations, cross-border litigation, quasi-criminal and regulatory matters, proceedings against public authorities, developing proactive risk management strategies, and the enforcement of foreign judgments. Sean has published extensively, co-authoring several articles and papers on anti-terrorism law, including publications in The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law, The Lawyers Weekly, Charity Law Bulletin and the Anti-Terrorism and Charity Law Alert, as well as presentations to the Law Society of Upper Canada and Ontario Bar Association CLE learning programs.

Sean has been involved in cases and appeared before all levels of courts and tribunals including the Superior Court of Justice, Divisional Court, Ontario Court of Appeals and the Federal Court of Canada.  Sean has also been involved in and appeared before various administrative and disciplinary tribunals and boards in Ontaario and several international arbitrations (including in Toronto, London, U.K. and New York)


General Civil, Commercial and Not-for-Profit Related Litigation, Administrative Law, Anti-Bribery and Anti-Terrorism Law Compliance and Risk Management, Personal Injury Litigation, Construction Liens, Cross-Border Litigation (international arbitrations), Estate Litigation and Crimainal Appeals.


LL.B., Osgoode Hall Law School, 2008
B. A., University of Toronto, 2005


Ontario Bar, 2009

Recently Reported Cases
Recent Decisions
By Sean S. Carter, Human Rights Tribunal, July 5, 2017.
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Recent Decisions
By Sean S. Carter, Recent Reported Decisions, May 15, 2017.
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Recent Publications, Presentations and Articles
Spring 2017 - Carters Charity & NFP Webinar Series
The Second of a Series of Eight Webinars was held on April 27, 2017 with a session by Sean S. Carter entitled "Youth Programs: Identifying and Managing the Risks ".
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Court Summarily Dismisses Volunteer's Personal Injury Claim Against a Church
By Sean S. Carter, Litigation Bulletin No. 2, March 30, 2017.
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A New Era: Obligation to Know Thy Advocate and Supervise Thy Litigation
By Sean S. Carter, Litigation Bulletin No. 1, February 23, 2017.
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 Sean S. Carter

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