Charles Dobson

Charles Dobson

Knowledge Management Lawyer, Litigation

Key Contact: Case assessment at Osler

Contact Information

tel: 416.862.6581



Bar Admission

Ontario, 2009


  • Osgoode Hall Law School, LLB
  • University of Calgary, BA (Honours)


English, German

Charles is the Knowledge Management Lawyer for Osler’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution team. He works closely with the Firm’s litigators to deliver excellence in client service. Charles ensures the Firm’s institutional knowledge is captured, refined, and accessible. He is especially focused on using technology to surface insights, solve problems, and build new tools, while always aiming to increase the efficiency and quality of the Firm’s advocacy work. In this vein, Charles is deeply involved in the Firm’s innovation projects, both within the Litigation and Dispute Resolution department and firmwide. He also plays a key role in litigation pricing and project management.

Prior to joining Osler, Charles was a partner at a litigation boutique and earlier an associate in the litigation department of another national law firm.

  • KM Legal Forum

    Co-Presenter, Practical Data in KM and Law, March 10, 2023

  • KM Legal Forum

    Co-Presenter, Killer KM and Practice Innovation for Litigation, January 14, 2022

  • Canadian Legal Innovation Forum

    Panelist, Using Data to Make Better Decisions, July 23, 2020

  • Alpine Club of Canada Toronto Section, Board Member
  • Ontario Alliance of Climbers, Volunteer

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • The Advocates' Society
  • Knowledge Management Advisory Board, Practical Law Canada

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