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Eleanor Dennis

Associate
Baker & McKenzie LLP

Biography

Eleanor is an associate in Baker McKenzie's Litigation & Government Enforcement Practice Group in Toronto. She joined the Firm as a summer student in 2020 and completed her articles in 2022. Eleanor is fluent in English, French and Spanish.

Practice Focus

Eleanor focuses her practice on a wide range of commercial litigation and arbitration matters, assisting clients in navigating complex commercial and contracts disputes. Eleanor is a contributor to canadianfraudlaw.com.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Represented a global renewable energy firm in numerous ICC arbitrations seated in Toronto arising from major infrastructure projects.
  • Represented a Japanese electronic components manufacturer in multijurisdictional class proceedings involving alleged price-fixing.
  • Acted for a major Canadian University in a judicial review related to its Covid-19 vaccine mandates.
  • Counsel on a number of cryptocurrency frauds, including a CAD 20 million matter involving organized crime spanning multiple jurisdictions.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Young Canadian Arbitration Practitioners - Member
  • Advocate's Society - Member
  • Ontario Bar Association - Member
  • ICDR Young & International - Associate Member
  • Young ICCA - Member
  • LCIA Young International Arbitration Group - Member
  • ICC Young Arbitrator's Forum - Member
  • Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot, Vienna, Austria - Arbitrator (2023)
  • Campaign for Greener Arbitrations - North America Committee Member

Admissions

  • Ontario~Canada (2022)

Education

  • McGill University (Juris Doctor) (2020)
  • McGill University (Bachelor of Civil Laws) (2020)
  • York University (Trilingual International Bachelor of Arts, International Studies) (2016)

Languages

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish