Emilia Galan


Telephone: 416-855-0712
Email: egalan@cfscounsel.com
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Emilia Galan practises civil litigation.  Prior to joining Chernos Flaherty Svonkin LLP, Emilia served as a law clerk to a number of judges at the Divisional Court and Superior Court of Justice in Toronto, where she gained experience in a range of civil and commercial matters including those involving shareholder disputes, bankruptcy and insolvency, securities issues, competition, class action claims, issues of contractual interpretation, and professional negligence. 

Emilia holds both a JD and a Masters of Economics degree from Queen’s University.  Before that, she earned an undergraduate degree in Applied Economics (Hons.) from the same institution.

Throughout her studies at Queen’s, Emilia was a research assistant for professors in the Faculty of Law and School of Policy studies, and engaged in projects relating to international commercial arbitration and jurisdictional labour disputes.  She has written a number of research papers and provided legal and economics consultancy services for the Department of National Defence.  Emilia’s legal education was broadened by completing the International Business Law Program at the Bader International Study Centre in the United Kingdom, where she gained knowledge of international law with a focus on international competition, investment, and trade regimes.

Representative Counsel Matters

Emilia has represented
  • a number of companies in employment related disputes
  • a banking institution in Small Claims Court against a claim related to a credit card transaction
  • an Ontario power generation company, in its successful defence of an oppression claim seeking to unwind its acquisition of a cogeneration power facility in Northern Ontario commenced in the context of CCAA proceedings involving its parent company


The Advocates’ Society
Canadian Bar Association
Toronto Lawyers Association

Bar Admissions

Ontario, 2016


JD, 2015
Queen’s University Faculty of Law

Masters of Economics, 2013
Queen’s University School of Graduate Studies

Bachelor of Applied Economics (Hons.), 2012
Queen’s University Faculty of Arts & Science