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Toronto, ON, M5A 4L4

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Litigation Star

Top 50 Trial Lawyers in Canada

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Edward Babin has practiced complex litigation in Canada for over 30 years. He was for many years a senior partner in the highly ranked litigation departments of both Torys LLP and Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP. He has appeared at all levels of court in Ontario, as well as before the Superior Courts and Courts of Appeal of several Canadian provinces, and the Yukon, as well as the Federal Court and the Supreme Court of Canada. He has also appeared before a wide variety of administrative tribunals and at numerous arbitrations.

Ed has been recognized numerous times as one of Canada’s top trial lawyers. 

Over the course of his career, Ed has been involved in a very broad range of complex legal areas, and has acted for numerous clients in contract, securities, corporate governance, oppression, competition, investment advisor, executive employment, insolvency, consumer, franchise, conspiracy and fraud-related matters.

Ed has also handled numerous sports-related matters, including on behalf of several National Hockey League Clubs, the Canadian Football League, and on behalf of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) in the Ben Johnson case. His work also has a public interest dimension. Ed has acted as counsel in connection with a number of public inquiries and has extensive and varied pro bono experience.

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