Committee

The Class Proceedings Committee is responsible for making decisions about whether applicants will receive support from the fund. Meet its members.

The Law Foundation of Ontario appoints one member of the Class Proceedings Committee and the Attorney General also appoints one member. Three members are appointed jointly by the Law Foundation and the Attorney General.

Danielle Marks

Partner and Chair of the Civil Litigation practice group, SV Law

John P. Brown**

Legal and Strategic Advisor, Indigenous Initiatives, McCarthy Tétrault

Monique Jilesen***

Partner and Commercial Litigation lawyer, Lenczner Slaght

Paul Evraire, Q.C.

Chair, Class Proceedings Committee & Special Counsel (Retired), Department of Justice

Wendy J. Earle

Advocate and Arbitrator

Woman with long black curly hair, smiling

Danielle Marks

Position: Partner and Chair of the Civil Litigation practice group, SV Law
Categories: Class Proceedings Committee
Pronouns: she/her
Man with short brown hair wearing glasses and a blue suit

John P. Brown**

Position: Legal and Strategic Advisor, Indigenous Initiatives, McCarthy Tétrault
Categories: Class Proceedings Committee
Pronouns: he/him
A woman with shoulder length dark curly hair and smiling slightly

Monique Jilesen***

Position: Partner and Commercial Litigation lawyer, Lenczner Slaght
Categories: Class Proceedings Committee
Pronouns: she/her
Older man with white hair wearing a dark suit

Paul Evraire, Q.C.

Position: Chair, Class Proceedings Committee & Special Counsel (Retired), Department of Justice
Categories: Class Proceedings Committee
Pronouns: he/him
Woman with short black hair wearing a cream coloured blouse and black jacket

Wendy J. Earle

Position: Advocate and Arbitrator
Categories: Class Proceedings Committee
Pronouns: she/her
 

**Appointed by the Attorney General of Ontario
***Appointed by The Law Foundation of Ontario

Class Proceedings Fund webpages

Class Proceedings Fund

The Class Proceedings Fund provides financial support to approved class action plaintiffs for legal disbursements and indemnifies plaintiffs for costs that may be awarded against them in funded proceedings.

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Application process

Details on the process and documents needed to apply to the Class Proceedings Fund.

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The Fund’s entitlement to a levy and how it is calculated

If a case is awarded funding, a levy in favour of the Class Proceedings Fund (the “Fund”) is payable after the case is either settled or adjudicated in favour of the class. Regulation 771/92 sets out the way in which the Fund’s levy is calculated.

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Meeting dates

The Class Proceedings Committee’s list of scheduled meeting dates. Application hearings are scheduled after a full application has been received.

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Reports & resources

The Class Proceedings Fund reports financial information and activities annually within the Foundation’s annual report. Find these reports, as well as other resources, here.

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Committee

The Class Proceedings Committee is responsible for making decisions about whether applicants will receive support from the fund. Meet its members.

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