James Beesley

James Beesley


James Beesley
Contact Information

James Beesley


T 416.865.6782

F 416.865.6636

E jbeesley@grllp.com


Trinity College Dublin, MA
Bar Admission

Admitted as a Solicitor in England and Wales, 2018
Ontario Bar, 2012
Admitted as a Solicitor in Ireland, 2008
About Gardiner Roberts LLP

For over 100 years, Gardiner Roberts has combined the benefits of a full-service law firm with the dexterity of a mid-sized one. Our focused, cross-disciplinary, one-team approach and commitment to understand your business joins our relevant expertise, immediacy and dedication to providing client-centric, hands-on service. 100% Canadian and fully independent, we offer a level of overall efficiency and cost-effectiveness that larger firms can't touch. Resisting "cookie-cutter" law, Gardiner Roberts has built its name - one rewarding client relationship at a time.

Executive Summary

James has vast litigation experience and since his call to the Ontario bar in 2012 he has consistently appeared before the Superior Court of Justice with respect to property damage, product liability and personal injury claims. 

James holds a Master of Arts degree from Trinity College Dublin. In 2008 he became a solicitor through the Law Society of Ireland. He apprenticed and practiced at a leading commercial law firm in Dublin. He completed the National Committee on Accreditation process of the Federation of Law Societies of Canada before he was called to the Bar of Ontario. Before joining Gardiner Roberts he practiced for several years at a leading insurance defence firm in Toronto. In 2018 he was admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales.


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Community Involvement

Ireland Fund of Canada “Young Leader” volunteer since 2012. James has played a leading role in organizing and hosting fundraising events in Toronto for the Ireland Funds, a global charitable organization.