Partner

185 Frederick St., Suite 101
Toronto, ON, M5A 4L4

+1 416 637 3244

Litigation Star


Jurisdiction:

Canada
Ontario

Practice area:

Commercial
Defamation
Labor and employment
Securities


Cynthia Spry is a partner at Babin Bessner Spry LLP. She is consistently recommended as conflicts counsel by several of the largest firms in Canada, and has been qualified as an expert on Canadian law (shareholder disputes) in foreign proceedings. Prior to forming Babin Bessner Spry LLP, Cynthia practiced in the litigation departments of two top-tier firms: Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP and Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP. 


Cynthia practices in the areas of class actions, shareholder disputes (including claims for oppression remedies), contractual disputes, competition and and securities law. 


Cynthia appears before all levels of court in Ontario, including the Court of Appeal and the Commercial List of the Superior Court of Justice. She also appears before a number of administrative tribunals, including the Ontario Securities Commission and the Competition Tribunal. 


Cynthia is the former Chair of the Commercial Practice Group of The Advocates’ Society, on the 10+ Standing Committee of its Board of Directors, and is a regular panelist at its continuing legal education programs. She also volunteers as Duty Counsel at Law Society Discipline Committee Hearings, and is a former member of the Ontario Securities Commission Litigation Assistance Project. 

 

March 2022