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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

Apr 18, 2022

Loretta P. Merritt will be speaking at LEARN, part of the Abuse Hurts HOPE Conference Series

Loretta P. Merritt will be speaking at LEARN, part of the Abuse Hurts (Canadian Centre for Abuse Awareness) HOPE Conference Series on May 17th, 2022.

Apr 05, 2022

Loretta Merritt speaks to BradfordToday on publication bans

Toronto lawyer Loretta Merritt, who specializes in civil sexual assault cases, said more people like Mullen want to speak out about their experience. Publication bans are implemented without consultation with the complainants, who don’t have the power to revoke them, she added.

Cases to Watch

Sep 27, 2022

Hamilton police arrest Bishop Ryan teacher on multiple sexual assault charges

Teacher Brian Boyle, 53, at Bishop Ryan Catholic secondary school in Hamilton is facing charges stemming from an investigation into allegations of sexual violence and sexual harassment at the school.

Sep 09, 2022

Ottawa teacher Anis-Ur Rehman, 68, charged after multiple allegations of sexual assault

An Ottawa teacher has been charged for crimes committed against Ottawa-area students in relation to two allegations of sexual assault.