- Dalhousie University, LL.B
- University of British Columbia, B.A.
Lia practices complex corporate and commercial litigation for significant Canadian and global companies, helping her clients navigate their most critical situations. She is a dedicated advocate who is committed to client service, identifying and obtaining practical results that meet her clients’ objectives – whether in court, or out.
Lia devotes a significant portion of her practice to securities litigation, regulatory investigations, private equity and investment funds disputes, and capital markets regulatory enforcement and broker-dealer disputes. In addition, she also has experience with large-scale class actions, CCAA proceedings, tax and construction disputes.
She regularly appears on motions and appeals before Ontario and Federal commercial courts and has appeared before regulatory panels and tribunals. Lia also has extensive alternative dispute resolution experience, having conducted several arbitrations and mediations, and recently completed a year-long trial at the Federal Court.
Lia coordinates Osler’s Pro Bono Ontario volunteer program and is a passionate supporter of pro bono initiatives in Ontario.