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  • Thomas A. McDougall Q.C.
  • Chairman Emeritus and Founding Partner
  • Direct Line: 613.566.2830
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An organization’s structural integrity comes from a strong foundation and a systemic commitment to organizational values and objectives.  The dedication and passion of Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall Chairman Emeritus and Founding Partner Thomas A. McDougall, Q.C. has been, and continues to be, central to the firm’s structural integrity and its success.

During Tom’s almost 50 years of practice as an international arbitration, litigation, and business lawyer in Ottawa, he has resolved client issues in all areas of commercial, labour, employment, real estate, intellectual property, and insurance law through both traditional litigation and Alternate Dispute Resolution methods.  He has represented clients in numerous complex and significant Arbitrations.  Tom has also represented many major financial institutions in matters of enforcement, large-scale receiverships, and as general counsel.

Tom's focus on and dedication to delivering the best-informed advice to clients are hallmarks of the firm.

  • Credentials:
    • Appointed Queen’s Counsel, 1979
    • Admitted to the Bar, 1968

    Industry Recognition:


    • Canadian Bar Association, Honourary Member
    • Law Society of Upper Canada, Life Member
    • County of Carleton Law Association
    Professional Activities:
    • Member, Advisory Committee on Judicial Appointments, Government of Canada
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