Justin Baichoo – Belsito, Baichoo & Ruso

Practice/Organization Description

Practice Areas

Civil/Commercial Litigation, Construction Law, Construction Liens, Employment Law, Personal Injury, Family Law, Expropriations and general litigation matters.

Summary of Experience

After practicing with one of the largest law firms in the country, Justin became a co-founder of the litigation boutique Belsito, Baichoo & Ruso Barristers & Solicitors.

Justin is also a co-director & adjunct professor of Trial Advocacy at Osgoode Hall Law School and has co-authored/contributed to numerous legal publications & seminars.

Justin has represented hospitals, municipalities,financial institutions, large, medium and small business as well as individuals with various litigation issues.

Justin has also represented owners, contractors, trade contractors, construction managers and sureties in various construction disputes and litigation.

One of Justin's regular contributions include the Recent Developments in Civil Procedure, contained in Ontario Civil Practice. This text is a requirement for the library of any judge or practicing lawyer in Ontario and is relied upon regularly by the Supreme Court of Canada as well as Appellate and Trial Courts across the country.

In addition to the above, Justin has also contributed to the following leading legal publications and presentations:

* Scott and Reynolds on Surety Bonds;

* Kirsh and Alter's Guide to Construction Liens in Ontario (Third Edition);

* Conduct of a Lien Action (2008 edition);

* Changes to the Ontario Rules of Civil Procedure Affecting Construction Litigation;

* Liening in Lean Times: Leveraging Your Ability to Get Paid in the Current Economic Climate;

* Amendments to the Ontario Rules of Civil Procedure;

* Risk Management for International Construction Projects: What You Need to Know Before Contracting Across National Borders;

* The Canadian Perspective & Interpretation of the FIDIC Yellow Book;

* Effective Communications Between Owners and Bidders at the Pre-Tender Stage; and

* The Do's & Dont's from the Perspective of the Expert Witness.

Community Involvement

* Co-director & adjunct professor of Trial Advocacy at Osgoode Hall Law School.

* Former assistant director of the Intensive Trial Advocacy Workshop at Osgoode Professional Development.

Bar Admissions



Summary of Education

Justin received his undergraduate degree from the University of Toronto in Economics and earned his law degree from Osgoode Hall Law School.

Justin is also expecting to receive his masters degree in law at Osgoode Hall Law School shortly.


1 West Pearce Street, Suite 505
Markham/Richmond Hill/Vaughan, Ontario L6A0N1, Canada

  • 416-512-2529
  • 866-395-9140

Areas of Practice
  • Administrative Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Appellate Practice
  • Business Torts
  • Civil Rights
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Construction Law
  • Debtor/Creditor
  • Family Law
  • Insurance
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
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