Emily MacKinnon
Emily MacKinnon
(604) 692-2705
(778) 785-2745
1055 West Hastings St, Suite 1700, The Guinness Tower, Vancouver, BC
Year called to bar: 2013 (BC)
Emily is a litigator with Osler in Vancouver, BC. Her practice includes high-level commercial disputes as well as constitutional and public law matters. An experienced oral advocate, Emily has argued at the Supreme Court of Canada and at all levels of court in British Columbia, Manitoba, Alberta, and Ontario. As a trusted advisor to her clients, Emily provides practical advice on company law disputes and regulatory matters. Emily excels in matters involving complex statutory and contractual schemes, with particular expertise in class actions and constitutional law. Emily has also acted in a wide variety of appeals with issues ranging from tort law to constitutional law, taxation, and criminal law. Emily maintains an active pro bono practice. She sits on the board of directors of the UBC Allard School of Law Alumni Association, the Association des juristes d’expression française de la Colombie-Britannique, and the Vancouver Opera Foundation. Emily also works as a legal officer for the Canadian Forces Reserves.
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