66 Wellington St W, Suite 4100, Toronto-Dominion Ctr, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 2002 (ON)
Caroline Abela’s strength is estates and trust litigation and complex leading business litigation. Her trusts and estates litigation practice includes will challenges, guardianships and dependants’ relief matters. She also often advises families in transition and members of a family business. As Chair of the Estates Litigation Practice Group of The Advocates' Society, Past Chair of the Ontario Bar Association's Trusts and Estates Law Section, and Past Co-Chair of the International Private Client Committee of the American Bar Association's Section of International Law, Caroline is actively involved in the legal community. She was also National Representative of Canada for the International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA). Caroline has been an Adjunct Professor at the University of Western Law School and is a regular instructor on advocacy topics, including at Osgoode Hall's Intensive Trial Advocacy Workshop and The Advocates' Society. She is a contributing author to a loose-leaf book regarding electronic documents and e-discovery. Caroline is recognized by Best Lawyers in Canada 2021 as a leading lawyer in corporate and commercial litigation, and in Who’sWho Legal: Canada 2018 as a leading lawyer in asset recovery, and was also named a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation.