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Loretta Merritt is one of the few lawyers in Ontario who has more than 25 years of experience representing men, women and children in sexual assault and abuse lawsuits. She has obtained settlements for hundreds of clients and has received recognition and awards including Best Lawyers in Canada and the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Medal, in recognition of her contributions to Canada and work in representing abuse survivors. Bio

<span class="sr-only">Your Lawsuit</span>

Loretta Merritt is one of the few lawyers in Ontario who has more than 25 years of experience representing men, women and children in sexual assault and abuse lawsuits. She has obtained settlements for hundreds of clients and has received recognition and awards including Best Lawyers in Canada and the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Medal, in recognition of her contributions to Canada and work in representing abuse survivors. Bio

<span class="sr-only">Your Lawsuit</span>

Loretta Merritt is one of the few lawyers in Ontario who has more than 25 years of experience representing men, women and children in sexual assault and abuse lawsuits. She has obtained settlements for hundreds of clients and has received recognition and awards including Best Lawyers in Canada and the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Medal, in recognition of her contributions to Canada and work in representing abuse survivors. Bio

<span class="sr-only">Your Lawsuit</span>

Loretta Merritt is one of the few lawyers in Ontario who has more than 25 years of experience representing men, women and children in sexual assault and abuse lawsuits. She has obtained settlements for hundreds of clients and has received recognition and awards including Best Lawyers in Canada and the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Medal, in recognition of her contributions to Canada and work in representing abuse survivors. Bio

Grenville Christian College Class Proceeding
Our firm and McKenzie Lake are co-counselling this class action by former students, against the Grenville Christian College. For more information, please click here.

Sexual Assault: Healing the Pain

Many survivors of sexual assault are seeking closure, a way to heal, a way to move forward — often years after the abuse. They need a safe place where they can discuss their legal options with lawyers who have a special expertise in, and understanding of, their situation.

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News & Media

Feb 11, 2021

Supreme Court of Canada denies leave to appeal in Loretta Merritt’s precedent setting Court of Appeal case

Irene Deschene was sexually abused as a child by priest Charles Sylvester of the Diocese of London in Ontario.

Jan 07, 2021

Precedent setting win in Grenville Christian College class-action suit is featured in Toronto Life

Torkin Manes' lawyer, Loretta P. Merritt and Sabrina Lombardi of McKenzie Lake Lawyers', precedent-setting win in the landmark Grenville Christian College class-action suit was featured in Toronto Life magazine. It is the first-ever common issues trial in Canada in a class action for historical abuse.

Cases to Watch

Mar 01, 2021

Ontario lacrosse executive charged with sexual exploitation, child luring

Guelph police say 42-year-old Josh Ogburn AKA Josh Briscoe a former lacrosse executive has been charged with luring a child and sexual exploitation after investigators received a complaint that dates back 15 years. For more information, ...

Mar 01, 2021

Hockey coach charged in connection with sexual assault against teen girl

York Regional Police say they have charged 47-year-old Lorne Rappaport of Pickering, a hockey coach in connection with a sexual assault against a teen girl he was coaching. For more information, please visit the Global News website.