Lindsay Daviau

Direct: (416) 507-2446
Email: lindsaydaviau@rosenlaw.ca


Lindsay Daviau has practiced as a trial and appellate lawyer in criminal, regulatory and discipline law for over 10 years. Lindsay has considerable experience as both a trial and appellate lawyer appearing at all levels of court including regularly at both the Court of Appeal for Ontario and the Supreme Court of Canada. Lindsay has also appeared as counsel in the British Columbia Supreme Court as well as in various jurisdictions across Ontario. She has both prosecuted and defended in disciplinary proceedings at the College of Nurses for Ontario and has defended clients in disciplinary proceedings at the Law Society of Upper Canada. She has extensive litigation experience handling complex briefs in all areas of criminal law, administrative law and constitutional law.

Lindsay received her LL.B. in 2005 from Osgoode Hall Law School. She was called to the Ontario bar in 2006 and has practiced exclusively in criminal and quasi-criminal law since that time.

Lindsay is a member of the Criminal Lawyer’s Association. She contributes to the legal community by acting as duty counsel with the Probono Inmate Appeal Program at the Court of Appeal for Ontario. She has also been a guest lecturer at various institutions including at the University of Windsor Law School. She has contributed to the For The Defence Magazine and has appeared as a panelist at the annual fall conference.

Lindsay has acted as an intervener for the Canadian Civil Liberties Association and for the Criminal Lawyer’s Association in various appeals before the Supreme Court of Canada including:

  • R v. Basi, 2009 SCC 52
  • R. v. Spencer, 2014 SCC 43
  • R. v. Named Person B, 2013 SCC 9
  • Sriskandarajah v. United States, 2012 SCC 70
  • R. v. Khawaja, 2012 SCC 69
  • R. v. Ahmad, 2011 SCC 6
  • R v. Basi, 2009 SCC 52