Jill Dougherty has over 30 years of experience acting on behalf of both private and public sector clients. She appears regularly as counsel before the trial and appellate courts and administrative tribunals in many aspects of public law. Jill specializes in public law and civil litigation focusing on professional self-regulation and discipline and judicial review of government decision-making. Jill has acted on behalf of over 15 professional self-regulatory bodies, providing advice on investigations and referrals, prosecuting discipline and fitness to practise matters, handling appeals and judicial reviews and acting a Independent Legal Counsel to various committees. Jill has also provided advice to regulators regarding a number of public health and pandemic related issues and acted as counsel to a Medical Officer of Health in defending an order imposing various pandemic related restrictions. Jill has been recognized as a leading practitioner in the Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory. She is also repeatedly recognized as a leading practitioner in Administrative and Public Law in Best Lawyers® in Canada.