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Ben Peel is building a broad civil litigation practice. His experience includes condominium litigation, employment and labour matters, construction litigation, and general commercial disputes. He has attended and assisted lead counsel with examinations for discovery, settlement conferences, motions, mediations, arbitrations, tribunals, and trials. Ben also has experience with various injunction proceedings.
Ben summered and articled with Miller Thomson and joined the firm as an associate following his call to the Ontario Bar in 2018.
Before joining the firm, Ben worked as a Research Assistant and as a Senior Caseworker at the Business Law Clinic at the University of Ottawa. Prior to attending law school, he worked in sales and corporate operations for an international auditing firm, and before that, at a boutique market research firm in Toronto.
Passionate about workplace diversity and inclusion, Ben was a founding member of the Ottawa chapter of Start Proud. The organization is dedicated to creating opportunities for LGBT students and young professionals across Canada.
Réalisations professionnelles et leadership
- University of Ottawa, William J. Miller Prize in Competition Law
- Second place winner (factums), Wilson Moot
- Semi-finalist, Nelligan O’Brien Payne Moot
- Second place winner, Denton’s Ottawa Negotiation Competition.
- Participant, Hicks Morley Labour Law Moot
- « The New Construction Act: Five Things You Need to Know by July 1, 2018« , co-author, Miller Thomson LLP’s Construction Litigation communiqué, May 14, 2018
- Executive Member, Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity Community, Ontario Bar Association and Canadian Bar Association
- Ryerson University Pro Bono Clinic
- Start Proud (formally Out of Bay Street)
- Law Society of Ontario
- Ontario Bar Association
- Canadian Bar Association
- The Advocates’ Society
- Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History
Formation et admission au barreau
- Ontario Bar, 2018
- Juris Doctor (J.D.), University of Ottawa, 2017
- Honours B.A. Political Science, University of Toronto, 2012