Karen Perron

Karen Perron  


Executive Summary

Karen Perron is a partner in the Ottawa office of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP. Her practice focuses on commercial litigation and encompasses banking litigation, bankruptcy and insolvency litigation and directors' and officers' liability. Karen has appeared before numerous courts in Ontario in a variety of commercial disputes including the Ontario Superior Court of Justice and the Ontario Court of Appeal. She has also been counsel in complex commercial disputes before the Commercial List sittings in Toronto.

Karen is fluently bilingual in English and French.

Representative Work

  • Acts for insurance companies and financial institutions in a variety of commercial disputes.
  • Acts for corporations in matters of directors’ negligence and directors’ liability matters.
  • Represents plaintiffs and defendants in contract disputes involving corporate commercial matters.

Publications & Presentations

  • Co-Chair, "Privilege: A Litigator's Guide," The Advocates' Society, June 2018.
  • Presenter, "Advising Your Clients on Avoiding Lender Liability," Law Society of Upper Canada, October 2017.
  • Speaker, "Panel Éclair," AJEFO, June 2017.
  • Presenter, “The overly enthusiastic litigant: Vexatious proceedings and section 140 of the Courts of Justice Act,” CCLA Civil Litigation Updated 2012.
  • Co-Chair, “The Commercial List Update: What You Need to Know,” November 2012.
  • Presenter, “Life After Articles,” March 2012.

Rankings & Recognitions

  • ​Recipient of the OBA Linda Adlam Manning Award for Volunteerism, April 2016.