Julia Webster is a senior associate in the Toronto office of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP and a member of the Corporate Commercial Group. She practices in the areas of international trade, investment, customs, anti-corruption and economic sanctions. She provides strategic advice and represents domestic and international clients on matters relating to Canadian and international trade law, including trade remedies, NAFTA and WTO matters, customs compliance, export controls and economic sanctions, foreign corrupt practices, investment disputes, procurement, internal and external investigations and other cross-border issues.
Julia has significant litigation experience and is an advocate for her clients. She has acted on numerous commercial matters involving securities law, contractual disputes, bankruptcy and insolvency law, fraud, mass torts, shareholder disputes and class actions. Julia has appeared before the Federal Court of Appeal, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Civil and Commercial List), the Mutual Fund Dealers Association and the Environmental Review Tribunal.
While attending Queen’s University, Faculty of Law, Julia earned a Certificate in International Business Law (First Class Honours) from the Bader International Study Centre in East Sussex, England and was a recipient of the David Wells-Leonard Prize in Information Privacy and the David Marshall Student Contribution Award. She competed in the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot in Vienna, Austria and was the Managing Editor — Business of the Queen’s Law Journal.
Julia completed a Masters of Architecture (History & Theory) at McGill University and is a recipient of the McGill Scarlet Key.