Lorne Sossin

Lorne Sossin is a professor at Osgoode Hall Law School, at York University and served as its dean between 2010 and 2018. Professor Sossin was formerly a professor at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Law, a former litigation lawyer with the firm that is now Borden Ladner Gervais, and a law clerk to former Chief Justice Antonio Lamer of the Supreme Court of Canada. He holds an LLB from Osgoode Hall Law School, and doctorates in both political science (University of Toronto) and law (Columbia University).

Professor Sossin has published numerous books, journal articles, reviews, and essays, including Administrative Law in Context, 3rd ed (Toronto: Emond, 2018) (co-edited with Colleen Flood). He is the recipient of a number of teaching and writing awards, including the 2012 David Mundell Medal for Excellence in Legal Writing.

Professor Sossin has served in several roles within the administrative justice system, including as an advisor to a variety of agencies and tribunals, such as the Ontario Energy Board, the Ontario Securities Commission, the Privacy Commission of Canada, and the Safety, Licensing Appeal and Standards Tribunal, Ontario. He is Vice Chair of the Ontario Health Professions Appeal and Review Board and of the Health Services Appeal and Review Board, and he has also served as the Integrity Commissioner for the City of Toronto and the Open Meeting Investigator for the City of Toronto.