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Tamara Ramsey (she/her)
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Tamara is a partner in the firm’s Advocacy & Dispute Resolution group. She maintains a diverse litigation practice that includes commercial disputes, trademarks, estates, and employment matters.

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Tamara is an advocate. She has appeared in the Ontario Superior Court, Ontario Court of Appeal, Federal Court and Federal Court of Appeal. Tamara has extensive experience as arbitration counsel and with administrative tribunals and mediation. 

Tamara practices in the areas of commercial litigation, debt collection, shareholder and partnership disputes, contract claims, leasing and real estate disputes, regulated industries, intellectual property, especially trademarks and licensing, employment matters and estate litigation. As a skilled litigator and fast learner, she is always keen to take on new challenges and learn about new industries.

Tamara ably simplifies complex problems and understands the business and human context for the legal issues with which she deals. She understands the importance of alternative dispute resolution through negotiation and mediation but recognizes that there are many matters that require adjudication on the merits. Tamara has appeared as counsel on several notable cases but is most proud of cases that she helped resolve before a final hearing was required or that proceeded expeditiously to an arbitration hearing.

Tamara is an active member of the litigation bar. She serves on the Advocates Society’s 10+ standing committee and as the editor of one of its newsletters, Advocacy Matters. She serves on a few committees with Intellectual Property Institute of Canada and is an active member of the Women in IP Networking Group. Tamara has written for several legal publications and has presented at continuing professional education seminars.

Recognition

Tamara is listed on the ReferToHer lists in both commercial and IP litigation.

Community Involvement

Tamara has been involved with Second Harvest Canada for over a decade and was invited to join their Board of Directors in 2019.

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Service Areas

Advocacy & Dispute Resolution

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Construction & Infrastructure Law

Employment Law

Estates, Trusts & Succession Planning

European Practice Group

Franchising, Licensing & Distribution

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Intellectual Property

Real Estate & Development

Education

  • LL.B Osgoode Hall Law School
  • M.A. with Distinction, Wilfrid Laurier University
  • B.A. (Hons), University of Winnipeg

Professional Membership(s)

  • Advocates Society, Member of 10+ Standing Committee and editor of Advocacy Matters
  • Intellectual Property Institute of Canada, active committee member
  • Ontario and Canadian Bar Associations

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