Patrick J. Hawkins is a Partner in the Health Law Group at the law firm of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP. He is a civil litigator, specializing in health law and personal injury defence. He has a LL.B. degree from Queen’s University and a LL.M. from the University of Cambridge. He was admitted to the Ontario Bar in 1992.
For the past 29 years, he has devoted much of his practice to representing hospitals and other healthcare facilities in professional malpractice litigation and a wide variety of other litigation and policy matters. He acts as general counsel and provides situational advice to health care providers on a wide range of issues including privacy, quality of care reviews, and physician credentialing. He is a regular speaker and writer on health law issues.
Patrick lives in Etobicoke and is married with three children. He is an active skier and golfer.