David Contant is an associate lawyer at Nelligan O’Brien Payne LLP, and a member of our Commercial Litigation, Insurance Defence, and Personal Injury groups. Prior to joining the firm, David practised with a leading regional law firm in Mississauga, as well as with a litigation boutique in Northern Ontario.

Throughout his career, David has represented individuals and insurers on a broad range of matters, including motor vehicle accidents, occupier’s liability, property damage claims, and negligence. He also has significant experience in commercial disputes, including real property litigation, contract disputes, intellectual property matters, collections, and defamation. David’s commercial litigation experience extends to construction law matters where he has acted on behalf of owners, general contractors, and subcontractors.

David has appeared before various courts and tribunals in Ontario, including the Financial Services Commission of Ontario, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Divisional Court, and the Ontario Court of Appeal.

David is currently the acting Director of Research for the firm, assisting all lawyers, consultants and students with legal research.

David is a passionate advocate for his clients, priding himself on his practical approach to files, and his ability to work creatively with other counsel to resolve matters.

Outside of work, David enjoys spending time with his family, particularly outdoors. When not working, David can often be found at his family’s cottage in Northern Ontario.