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Fund Counsel

Fund Counsel is appointed by the Courts under Articles 7 and 10 of the 1986-1990 Hepatitis C Settlement Agreement. Fund Counsel's duties and responsibilities include:

  • defending decisions made by the Administrator;
  • defending and advancing the interests of the Trust;
  • receiving financial statements and actuarial and other reports relating to the financial sufficiency of the Trust Fund from time to time; and
  • if deemed necessary or desirable by Fund Counsel, making applications to the Courts pursuant to Section 10.01.

The following lawyers have been appointed to act as Fund Counsel:

British Columbia:
  • Gordon Kehler
    MacKenzie Fujisawa LLP
    Barristers and Solicitors
    1600-1095 West Pender Street
    Vancouver (British Columbia)  V6E 2M6
    Telephone: 604-443-1222
    Email: gkehler@maclaw.bc.ca
    Fax: 604-685-6494
Ontario and All Other Provinces, Except for Québec and British Columbia:
  • Belinda Bain
    Gowlings Lafleur Henderson LLP
    Suite 1600
    1 First Canadian Place
    100 King Street West
    Toronto (Ontario)  M5X 1G5
    Telephone: 416-862-7525
    Fax: 416-862-7661

  • John E. Callaghan
    Gowlings Lafleur Henderson LLP
    Suite 1600
    1 First Canadian Place
    100 King Street West
    Toronto (Ontario)  M5X 1G5
    Telephone: 416-862-7525
    Fax: 416-862-7661
Québec:
  • Mr. Mason Poplaw
    2500 - 1000, De La Gauchetière West St
    Montréal (Québec)  H3B 0A2
    Telephone: 514-397-4100
    Fax: 514-875-6246

For more information on Fund Counsel and its role, please consult Article 7 of Schedule 1 of the 1986-1990 Hepatitis C Settlement Agreement.

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