Glenn Harvey-McKean Partner

Speaks:  English

Year of Call: 2009 - Bermuda (not currently practising)

Year of Call: 1998 - Ontario

Primary office:  Ottawa

Glenn Harvey-McKean

Glenn Harvey-McKean is a partner in Gowling WLG’s Ottawa office, practising in the Advocacy Department. His practice focuses primarily on health law matters, medical defence litigation and professional discipline proceedings.

Glenn is an experienced advocate with a wide range of litigation experience before all courts and tribunals.. He also recently completed his Master of Laws with a specialization in Health Law.

Prior to joining Gowling WLG, Glenn gained invaluable international experience at a leading firm in Bermuda and was a non-equity partner at one of Toronto’s leading litigation firms. In that capacity, he was responsible for providing risk analysis, litigation and advocacy services to a variety of corporate and commercial insurance clients. He also regularly managed litigation and dispute resolution matters in Canada and the United States.

Glenn has conducted numerous private and/or statutorily-mandated mediations and arbitrations, and has extensive trial experience before all courts in Ontario.

Glenn has also appeared before the Bermuda Supreme Court and Court of Appeal for Bermuda.

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2015

    • Education
      University of Sydney, LLM (Distinction)
  • 2009

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, Bermuda (not currently practising)
  • 1998

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, Ontario
  • 1995

    • Education
      University of Auckland, LLB
  • 1990

    • Education
      Queen's University, BA (Biology)/BPHE (Hons.)


  • Bermuda Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • The Advocates' Society