Paul Seaman is an associate in Gowlings' Toronto office, practising in the Business Law Group.
Paul advises a variety of clients on a broad range of legal problems, with an emphasis on complex commercial and regulatory matters in the energy, agrifood, and technology industries. He regularly advises Aboriginal communities, industry groups and government on projects and transactions that impact Aboriginal and treaty rights.
Paul has appeared as counsel before the Ontario Divisional Court, Federal Court, Federal Court of Appeal, Tax Court of Canada, and the National Energy Board. His academic articles on Aboriginal business and legal issues have been published in Canada and internationally.
Prior to practising law, Paul designed and managed a high speed Internet Protocol network for one of Canada’s largest cable providers. While in this role, he designed the fibre optic network for a school board, assisted in the design of a high-availability commercial metropolitan Voice-over-Internet Protocol (VoIP) network and consulted with the RCMP on lawful intercept technology.