Edmond Brown is one of the most experienced criminal defence lawyers in Peel Region. Ed has been a lawyer in Ontario for over 40 years. His law practice is restricted to criminal law, and he has argued significant criminal cases at the Supreme Court of Canada and the Ontario Court of Appeal.

Ed has been counsel on thousands of trials and has conducted over 200 jury trials. For 10 years, he was also a part-time Assistant Crown Attorney in Peel, Toronto, Halton and Durham regions. Ed is the President of the Peel Criminal Lawyers Association.

As a Brampton lawyer he is familiar with the way the Brampton courthouse functions, and is well acquainted with the Judges, Crowns and Court staff. Edmond enjoys defending his clients at trial. In one case he made the Crown take the Court all the way to Ghana in West Africa to prove the accused was an adult and not a youth in a murder case.

For the last 20 years his office has been close to the Brampton Court House. He can be found there almost every day defending people accused of crimes. Edmond Brown is authorized by Legal Aid to accept legal aid certificates for extremely serious offences and also is on the Aboriginal Panel for Legal Aid Ontario. 

If you would like to discuss your matter with Ed, he can be reached by phone at the office (905) 454-4141 or directly on his cell phone at (416) 526-9580 and by email at edmondbrown@rogers.com.

Lisana Nithiananthan graduated from McMaster University with a Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Sociology. She then received her Juris Doctor from the University of Toronto Faculty of Law.

During her time in law school, she was committed to human rights and criminal justice. Through the International Human Rights Program (IHRP), she worked in London, England at PEN International, a globally recognized NGO that fights for the right to free expression. In her role as the International Policy and Advocacy Intern, Lisana participated in human rights research, advocacy, grass-roots mobilization, and authored a paper on Turkey’s censorship laws. She was also a caseworker for Downtown Legal Services (DLS), the Faculty of Law’s legal clinic for low-income clients. In her capacity as a caseworker, Lisana appeared in court with clients dealing with summary conviction offences and conducted public legal education.

Lisana summered and articled for one of Toronto’s largest criminal defence firms where she worked on a diverse range of criminal matters, including two first-degree murder trials. After being called to the Ontario Bar, she joined Edmond Brown’s office as an Associate.  

Lisana firmly believes that everyone charged with a criminal offence deserves a strong and zealous defence. She is a strong advocate for her client and is committed to protecting her clients’ rights.

If you would like to discuss your matter with Lisana, she can be reached directly at (416) 712-8240 or lisana.n@outlook.com. She can communicate with you in Tamil. Read Her Bio in Tamil.

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