Elie Farkas

Elie Farkas

Associate, Litigation

Contact Information


tel: 416.862.4942



Bar Admission

Ontario (2018)


  • Queen’s University Faculty of Law, JD
  • Western University, HBA (with Distinction)



Elie is an associate in our Litigation Group. He maintains a general civil and commercial litigation practice.

Elie completed his Juris Doctor at Queen’s University Faculty of Law. He previously obtained his Honours in Business Administration from the Ivey Business School at Western University. While at law school, Elie worked as an academic tutor for the Faculty of Law and competed as a member of the Queen’s Law corporate and securities moot team.

Elie joined Osler as a summer student in 2016 and articled at the firm from 2017 to 2018. As an articling student, he completed a secondment to the Royal Bank of Canada’s Canadian Banking Group. Elie returned to the firm as an associate in 2018.  

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  • Queen’s Law Prize in Advanced Torts (2017)
  • Queen’s Law Prize in Class Actions Practice and Procedure (2017)
  • Dean’s Honour List (2015, 2016)

  • Law Help Ontario, Small Claims Court Duty Counsel Volunteer
  • Queen’s Law Cancer Society, Finance Executive (2015-2016)
  • Pro Bono Students Canada, Student Researcher (2014-2015)

  • Law Society of Ontario