66 Wellington St W, Suite 4100, Toronto-Dominion Ctr, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 2002 (ON)
Caroline Abela’s strength is complex leading business litigation and estates and trust litigation. Her trusts and estates practice includes will challenges, guardianships, and dependents' relief matters and highly compliments her commercial practice which includes dealing with members of privately held family businesses, oppression, and other commercial disputes. Caroline is a current director of The Advocates’ Society (TAS), Past Chair of the TAS Estates Litigation Practice Group, Past Chair of the OBA’s Trusts and Estates Law Section, and a Past Co-Chair of the International Private Client Committee of the ABA’s Section of International Law. She was also the National Representative of Canada for the International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA). Caroline has been an Adjunct Professor at Western’s Law School and is a regular instructor on advocacy topics. She is a contributing author to a loose-leaf book regarding electronic documents and e-discovery. Caroline is repeatedly recognized in Best Lawyers in Canada as a leading lawyer in Corporate and Commercial Litigation and was recognized in 2023 as a leading lawyer in Trusts and Estates. Caroline has been ranked as a national leader by Who’s Who Legal in Asset Recovery. She is also a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation.