Brydie Bethell

BA (Hons)(McGill), MSc (LSE), LLB (Oxford)

Brydie Bethell maintains a trial and appellate practice in criminal law at Simcoe Chambers in Toronto.  She studied law at the University of Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar, and holds a graduate degree from the London School of Economics and an undergraduate degree from McGill University.    Within criminal law, Ms. Bethell’s practice areas include extradition, international prisoner transfers, national security law, constitutional litigation, complex fraud, regulatory matters, and matters with international law components.  She has appeared at all levels of court, including the Federal Court of Canada, the Court of Appeal for Saskatchewan, the Court of Appeal for Ontario, and the Supreme Court of Canada.  She was recently appointed Co-Chair of the Criminal Law Practice Group of the Advocates’ Society.