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Joe Thorne


Suite 1100, Cabot Place
100 New Gower St.
St. John’s, N.L.
A1C 6K3



Language(s) spoken: English

Bar Admission(s): Ontario, 2010; Newfoundland and Labrador, 2013

Legal Assistant(s): Sherry Spracklin

Joe has worked with major banks, publicly-traded telecommunications companies, federal regulators, and foreign companies. Some of the ways he has helped his clients include:

  • Represented a publicly traded company in defending a claim for millions of dollars made by a former director and officer seeking payment of disputed awards and bonuses.
  • Acted for a major bank and company in a consolidated class action and company claim against an international auditing firm for negligence and negligent misrepresentation.
  • Acted for a federal self-regulatory body in response to applications for judicial review by members of internal decisions.
  • Represented a federal Crown corporation in several mortgage enforcement and recovery actions.

Education & Career


University of Western Ontario, JD, 2009
Memorial University of Newfoundland B.Sc. (Honours), 2003


Member, Canadian Bar Association
Member, Advocates’ Society
Chair, Civil Litigation Section, Canadian Bar Association, Newfoundland and Labrador Branch
Chair, Pro Bono Committee, Canadian Bar Association, Newfoundland and Labrador Branch

Thought Leadership



Co-presenter, “Deconstructing Delay Claims”, Newfoundland and Labrador Construction Association session

October 25, 2017

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