Robin McKechney

BA (Hon)(Saskatchewan), JD (Dalhousie), of the Bar of Ontario

Robin is a lawyer at McCarthy Tetrault where his practice is focused on criminal and health law and related regulatory and administrative proceedings.

Robin has acted as counsel on several of Canada’s pre-eminent white-collar criminal trials including Nortel, Royal Group and Armour Pharmaceuticals. Robin has also been engaged in both prosecuting and defending  regulated professionals before disciplinary tribunals and has frequently appeared as trial and appellate counsel for self-regulating professional colleges in Ontario.

Robin is an adjunct professor at Osgoode Hall Law School, where he has taught the Law of Evidence in both the J.D. and Common Law LL.M. programs since 2014. Robin has spoken on numerous continuing legal education panels and conferences on topics including financial crimes, internal investigations, criminal procedure and professional regulation. Robin is a co-author of a leading textbook in the area of professional regulation, “Prosecuting and Defending Professional Regulatory Cases,” published by Emond and authored a chapter in “Virtual Advocacy – Litigating from a Distance” published by Lexis Nexis.

Robin obtained his B.A. (Hons) from the University of Saskatchewan and attended law school at Dalhousie University where he was awarded the Nova Scotia Law Foundation Scholarship. Robin graduated from Dalhousie Law School in 2000 and was called to the bar in Ontario in 2002.