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Laura K. Fric

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

Laura specializes in complex commercial litigation and class actions. She is Co-Chair of Osler's Compensation Committee and a former Co-Chair of the Canadian Advocates' Society commercial litigation group. Laura has an enviable track record of success in her cases and appeals. Laura won the Treasurer’s Medal for highest marks in the 1995 Ontario Bar admission course and then clerked for the judges of the Court of Appeal for Ontario. Laura started her career as a criminal lawyer at a prominent defence firm. Most recently, Laura is lead counsel defending major class actions for many companies in the areas of securities claims, product liability (pharmaceutical litigation), and consumer protection. Laura has also defended credit card, overtime, and employment class actions. Laura has also been lead counsel in international arbitration disputes over acquisition and indemnity agreements. Laura was a key member of the trial team in one of the largest class actions in Canada and most recently in a very large and successful tax transfer pricing case. Laura has acted for many companies in some of the largest corporate transactions and arrangements in Canada. Laura has been counsel in expedited hearings before the Ontario Securities Commission.

Year Called to the Bar:1995 (ON)
100 King St W, Suite 6200, 1 First Cdn Pl, PO Box 50
Toronto, ON
Phone: (416) 862-5899
Fax: (416) 862-6666
E-mail: lfric@osler.com

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