Ben Fickling

Ben Fickling

Associate, Corporate

Contact Information

tel: 416.862.4738



Bar Admission

Ontario, 2022


Queen’s University, J.D.

Queen’s University, M.B.A.

University of Toronto, B.A. (Honours)



Ben is an associate in Osler’s Corporate Group. His practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and general corporate matters. Ben received his J.D. and M.B.A. from Queen’s University, where he worked as a Research Assistant and Teaching Assistant for Professor Robert Yalden. In his graduating year, Ben received the Dean’s Key Award for his academic achievements and contributions to the Queen’s Faculty of Law.

In 2023, Ben completed a five-month secondment to the Office of Mergers & Acquisitions at the Ontario Securities Commission. In this role, he was involved in the oversight of M&A transactions on a real-time basis and other related matters involving public companies. He also participated in several policy projects including proposed amendments to the early warning regime and Multilateral Instrument 61-101.

Ben joined the firm as a summer student in 2020 and completed his articles with the firm in 2022.

  • Dean’s Key Award
  • Queen’s Law Prize in Corporate Finance
  • Osler Future Innovators Award
  • Blakes Scholar Award
  • Queen’s Law Prize in Negotiations

  • Canadian Bar Association, Member-at-Large
  • MBA Student Executive Council, Vice President
  • Law Students’ Society, Student Senator
  • Queen’s Faculty of Law, Academic Tutor


  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association

  • Presented on ‘Novel offerings in Canadian corporate finance’ for a University of Toronto Global Professional LLM corporate finance class

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