Lipi Mishra

Lipi is an associate in our Litigation Group. Lipi’s practice includes a broad range of civil and commercial litigation matters, with a focus on securities litigation, class actions defence, tax disputes, and employment-related litigation. She has experience in regulatory investigations and enforcement issues, as well as international trade law, investment treaty arbitration and anti-corruption compliance.

Lipi is a graduate of McGill University’s combined civil and common law program. Prior to law school, Lipi completed a Master’s in Epidemiology where her thesis explored TB and HIV diagnosis methods in Zambia. After finishing law school, Lipi spent time at the Consulate General of Canada in Hong Kong and Macao in their foreign policy department, working predominantly on economic and political portfolios.

Lipi joined the firm as a student in 2015.


Representative Work

  • The European subsidiary of a Canadian mining company in an investor-state arbitration against a member of the European Union alleging discriminatory treatment under the terms of a bilateral investment treaty
  • A Canadian company in a dispute with the CRA regarding FAPI (both trial and appeal)
  • A global remediation company defending breach of contract litigation
  • A leading international computer software company defending employment litigation

Latest Insights

  • Blog Apr 2, 2024

    CIRO publishes proposals to level the advisor compensation playing field

    Earlier this year, the Canadian Investment Regulatory Organization published a consultation paper outlining policy options that would help to level th...

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    CIRO publishes proposals to level the advisor compensation playing field
  • Osler Update Mar 1, 2024

    Canada’s new Online Harms Act (C-63): what you need to know

    The Government of Canada introduced its long-anticipated online harms legislation, Bill C-63, on February 26. We look at the key duties the bill would...

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    Canada’s new Online Harms Act (C-63): what you need to know
  • Osler Update Jan 29, 2024

    What cloud platforms, social media sites and other ‘Internet intermediaries’ need to know about B.C.’s new Intimate Images Protection Act and Regulation

    On January 29, 2024, the Intimate Images Protection Act (the Act) and Intimate Images Protection Regulation (the Regulation) will come into force in B...

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    What cloud platforms, social media sites and other ‘Internet intermediaries’ need to know about B.C.’s new Intimate Images Protection Act and Regulation
  • Blog Dec 14, 2023

    More complaints and more investigations: highlights from CIRO’s inaugural Enforcement Report

    The Canadian Investment Regulatory Organization released a report on its enforcement activities for its first year of operations. Lawr...

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    More complaints and more investigations: highlights from CIRO’s inaugural Enforcement Report
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Awards and Recognition

  • Best Lawyers: Recognized as “One to Watch” in Corporate and Commercial Litigation
  • Junior Fellowship in Disability and Law, Faculty of Law, McGill University
  • Individual Oralist Honourable Mention, Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot

Community Involvement

  • Law Help Ontario, Small Claims Court Duty Counsel Volunteer
  • Pro Bono Ontario, Legal Advice Hotline Volunteer
  • Refugee Sponsorship Support Program, Volunteer
  • Girls E-Mentorship (GEM), Mentor to high school students
  • Canadian Civil Liberties Association (CCLA), Recording Secretary to the Board of Directors

Speaking and Writing

Published Work

  • “Constitutional rights to health, public health and medical care: The status of health protections in 191 countries”, Global Public Health, Volume 8, 2013
  • “Human Rights and Inclusive Development: Including the Disability Perspectives” October 2013, McGill Faculty of Law Seminar Series

Credentials

Education

  • McGill Faculty of Law, B.C.L/ L.L.B
  • McGill Faculty of Medicine, MSc., Epidemiology
  • University of Western Ontario, BHSc. Major in Global Health (Honours)

Languages

  • English
  • Hindi

Professional Affiliations

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • The Advocates' Society
  • Law Society of Ontario