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Charbel G. Abi-Saad
514 982-4545 p/ext. 363 cabi-saad@woods.qc.ca

Charbel G.
Abi-Saad

Member of the Quebec Bar since 2020

Languages: French, English, Arabic

Charbel G. Abi-Saad is a civil and commercial litigation lawyer. He is involved in complex and large-scale litigation files, particularly in class actions, defamation suits, corporate and financial disputes, injunctions and commercial arbitrations.

Besides his legal career, Charbel is currently completing a Masters in Law and Finance at the University of Oxford.

Charbel graduated magna cum laude from the University of Ottawa’s Licentiate in Law program and has successfully participated in various moot courts and debate competitions. An active student in his faculty, he has been the research assistant to Professor Mistrale Goudreau, the associate editor of the University's General Law Review and one of the volunteers for the University of Ottawa's Access to Justice Initiative.

// EDUCATION

2021     University of Oxford, Faculty of Law and Saïd Business School
               Masters in Law and Finance (M.Sc.) (Ongoing)

2019     University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law, Civil Law Section
               Licencein Civil Law (LL.L.) 
               Magna cum laude

2015     Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf
               International Baccalaureate (D.E.C.)

// PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND ASSOCIATIONS

Quebec Bar
Young Bar Association of Montréal

 

// DISTINCTIONS

Beaulne Brière Award - University of Ottawa General Law Review
Award for the best debater and finalist tandem – Interfaculty Debate of the University of Ottawa
Outaouais Bar Award
Normand E. Hébert Scholarship
The Osgoode Society Award
Member of the Dean's List at the University of Ottawa
Finalist at the Sapere Aude debating competition

// PUBLICATIONS

Canada Chapter in the International Arbitration Review, ed. James H. Carter, Eleventh Edition, 2020 (to be published), co-authored with James A. Woods, Eric Bédard, and Dina Prokic;

L’arrêt Lac d’Amiante dix-sept ans plus tard : le traitement judiciaire de l’obligation implicite de confidentialité, (2018) 77 Revue du Barreau 467 to 528 – co-authored with Sebastian L. Pyzik;

Case Comment on Hammaker c. Tariant – L'impasse au sein d'une petite copropriété : des questions de droit concernant la gestion et le fonctionnement interne du syndicat, in Repères, EYB2019REP2693 – co-authored with Alexandre Baril-Furino.