Neil Abraham  


Executive Summary

Neil Abraham is an associate at our Ottawa office, practicing in the Commercial Litigation Group.

Prior to joining BLG, Neil served as a clerk to Justice Mary Gleason at the Federal Court of Appeal and to Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin and Justice Sheilah Martin at the Supreme Court of Canada. During his time at the University of Toronto, Neil acted as an advocate at the Downtown Legal Services clinic and was a senior editor of the University of Toronto Faculty of Law Review. He received the Class of 1967 Prize for achieving the third highest overall academic standing in his graduating year.

Neil worked as a senior policy advisor in a federal government department before attending law school.

Publications & Presentations

  • ​Author, "Qualifying Expert Witness in Personal Injury Trials," Advocates' Society Tricks of the Trade Judges' Panel, January 25, 2019.

  • Author, "Supreme Court of Canada Confirms Shareholders Do Not Have Sufficient Interest to Claim Damages From Losses Suffered by the Corporations They Own," BLG News and Publications, December 2018.