Sole practitioner since 2000.
Julian Porter, Q.C. has been a barrister since he was called to the Bar. His first 8 years were with John Sopinka at Fasken’s. Julian has been involved in a variety of civil and criminal cases throughout the Province. He has given numerous lectures on cross-examination and libel. He is co-author of Canadian Libel Practice. He has been Chairman of the Toronto Transit Commission, President of the CNE and on the Boards of the Cancer Research Foundation and the Stratford Festival.
He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and the recipient of an honorary LL.D. from both Queen’s University and The Law Society of Upper Canada.
Julian is married to Anna Porter.
Julian has been ranked in Lexpert Directory® as Leading Practitioner – Toronto, “Most frequently recommended” in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016. He has also been ranked as Best Lawyers® 2013 “Lawyer of the Year” in Defamation and Media Law – Toronto and continues to be ranked by Best Lawyers every year since 2013. He has also received the Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent Rating for 30 years which it describes as its highest possible peer review rating in legal ability and ethical standards.