Alexandra Allison

Associate

Telephone: 416-855-0712
Email: aallison@cfscounsel.com
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Assistant: Janine Brown
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Alexandra Allison has a broad civil litigation practice that includes contract disputes, shareholder litigation, insolvency, employment disputes and estates and trusts litigation. Prior to joining Chernos Flaherty Svonkin LLP, Alexandra articled at a leading national law firm and clerked at the Court of Appeal for Ontario. She has appeared as counsel before the Ontario Superior Court and has acted on complex matters before numerous other courts and tribunals including the Divisional Court and the Court of Appeal for Ontario.

Alexandra received her law degree from Osgoode Hall Law School. Alexandra also holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts (with High Distinction) in history and philosophy from the University of Toronto. Alexandra was called to the Ontario bar in 2018.

Cases

Alexandra has represented

  • a construction company on an appeal concerning fair treatment of participants in a public procurement process
  • an entertainment company on the judicial review of a decision by the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario
  • shareholders, directors and officers bringing and defending claims of oppression, fraud and breach of fiduciary duties
  • financial institutions bringing and defending claims for breach of confidence and breach contractual employment covenants resulting from employee departures
  • attorneys for property on an application regarding administration of an estate
  • insurance companies in a variety of insurance coverage disputes

Memberships

The Advocates’ Society
Canadian Bar Association
Toronto Lawyers Association

Bar Admissions

Ontario, 2018

Education

JD, 2017
Osgoode Hall Law School

Honours BA (with High Distinction), 2014
University of Toronto

Awards

Honourable F.H. Barlow Scholarship for Commercial Law, 2017

Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg Prize in Business Associations, Commercial Law, Securities and Tax, 2016

Nathan Strauss, Q.C. Essay Prize, 2016

Sir Jack Jacob Prize in Class Actions, 2016

Mabel Penery French Prize in Law, Gender & Equality, 2015

Honourable William G.C. Howland Award of Excellence Scholarship, 2014-2016