Called to the Bar in 1989, he practices commercial litigation.
Constantine fights for his clients with thorough preparation and determination, whether in a courtroom or tribunal, or in negotiations including mediations or arbitrations. At the same time, he recognizes the importance of cost-effective and quick resolutions to disputes.
Constantine has over 30 years of experience dealing with construction and real estate disputes. He has represented commercial landlords and tenants, builders, consultants, contractors, trades, and suppliers, including those under the Construction Lien Act.
He has also practiced extensively in the area of asset and debt recovery litigation, including mortgage and security enforcement.
Shareholder and partnership disputes are also an area of focus for Constantine.
He has assisted clients with all aspects of bankruptcy and insolvency, estate disputes, defamation, insurance litigation and wrongful dismissal.
Constantine's practice includes professional negligence claims against lawyers, accountants, engineers, architects and insurance brokers.
He has represented franchisors and franchisees in business disputes including those under the Arthur Wishart Act.
Constantine has conducted trials at the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, appeared before the Commercial Court, Ontario Court of Appeal, Divisional Court of Ontario and Federal Court of Canada and attended hearings before the Labour Board, the Human Rights Tribunal, the Workplace Safety and Insurance Appeals Tribunal and the Ontario Municipal Board.
Constantine is a member of the Canadian Bar Association and the Toronto Lawyers' Association. He is also a founding member of the Hellenic Canadian Lawyers Association, and a former Director and Secretary of the Hellenic Home for the Aged Inc.
Constantine graduated from the University of Windsor Law School where he focused on civil litigation and advocacy. He also holds an Honours BA degree (1982) from the University of Toronto.