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.
Charbel completed a Masters in Law and Finance at the University of Oxford in 2021. Prior to that, he 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.
2021 University of Oxford, Faculty of Law and Saïd Business School
Masters in Law and Finance (M.Sc.), with Merit
2019 University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law, Civil Law Section
Licence in Civil Law (LL.L.), Magna cum laude
2015 Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf
International Baccalaureate (D.E.C.)
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND ASSOCIATIONS
Young Bar Association of Montréal
University of Oxford’s Blackstone Chambers Mooting Championship – Quarter Finals
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
Canada Chapter in the International Arbitration Review, ed. James H. Carter, Eleventh Edition, 2020, 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.