Anthony Labib is an Associate with the Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice at McMillan. He previously completed his summer and articling term at the firm where he gained experience before the Ontario Court of Appeal, Superior Court of Justice, Securities Commission and various other tribunals.
An active member of his community, Anthony built his experience representing low-income members of the London community in Small Claims Court, the Landlord and Tenant Board, and Family Court during his time as a caseworker with Western’s legal clinic. In recognition of the many challenges facing small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, he founded a club on campus to drive his fellow students to support and promote local restaurants. Skilled in advocacy and public speaking, Anthony served as a participant and coach in numerous mooting competitions, including Arnup Cup, the Winkler Class Actions Moot, and the Julius Alexander Isaac Moot, placing several times.
Anthony holds a JD from the University of Western Ontario, graduating with the Law Society of Ontario Award, awarded to the top 15 graduating students based on academic standing. He was also awarded the Douglas May Memorial Prize upon graduation for his significant contributions to the Faculty of Law at Western and the greater community. During his time at McMillan as an articling student, Anthony was awarded the 2022 Michael MacNaughton Writing Award for Insolvency Law by the Ontario Bar Association for excellence in writing. Anthony also holds a bachelor of arts from York University, graduating Magna Cum Laude.
Rankings & Recognitions
- Awarded the Michael MacNaughton Writing Award for Insolvency Law
- Western Law Dean’s List
- Awarded the Law Society of Ontario Prize by Western Law for academic standing
- Awarded the Douglas May Memorial Prize
Education & Admissions
- “Creditors Beware – The Time is Ripe for Equitable Subordination,” Ontario Bar Association (Septmeber 9, 2022)
- “Should You Use the DRB or Go Straight to Arbitration?“, co-author with Laura Brazil, American Bar Association, Forum on Construction Law, The Dispute Resolver Series (November 15, 2021)
Insights (9 Posts)
Arbitration Clauses Should be Respected, Most of the Time: Supreme Court of Canada Shifts Focus Away From Single Proceeding Model for Insolvencies in Rendering Arbitration Clause Inoperative
The SCC has provided a framework on when arbitration clauses should be rendered inoperative in order to promote efficiency in an insolvency proceeding.
Are you curious about the intersection of crypto and securities law? This podcast dives into the future of crypto law and the current state of crypto regulations in Canada.
Alberta is implementing a new framework for regulating and licensing health care providers in connection with administering psychedelics.
The law of good faith continues to evolve. This article provides five considerations for businesses to keep in mind when drafting and performing their contract.
Single Proceeding Model Trumps Contractual Rights – Arbitration Clause Held “Inoperative” in Insolvency Proceeding
Ontario's highest court has held that an arbitration clause may be unenforceable in an appropriate insolvency proceeding, introducing contractual uncertainty.
Information on Toronto's invitation for landowners, residents and other stakeholders in the development industry to have their say on the next official plan.
The Ontario Court of Appeal has ruled that it has jurisdiction to hear a class action appeal despite a settlement agreement limiting appeal rights.
Recent amendments to the Special Access Program and a look back to 2021 on developments affecting the psychedelics industry.
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