Audrey Boctor is a well-regarded litigator who stands out for her impressive handling of complex public law matters, as well as civil and commercial disputes.
Audrey represents clients in complex disputes and has extensive experience in matters of civil and commercial law, private international law and appellate advocacy. She also has a broad public law practice, including constitutional and human rights law and a range of administrative and regulatory matters. In 2018, the Supreme Court of Canada appointed Audrey as amicus curiae in Bell, NFL and Vavilov, three administrative law appeals that are expected to reshape the standard of review in Canadian administrative law.
Audrey is recognised as an exceptional litigator in several industry publications. She is recognised by Lexpert and Best Lawyers in the areas of public and administrative law; has been ranked on Benchmark Litigation’s “40 & Under Hot List” since 2017; and has been listed as one of the world’s leading litigation lawyers under 45 in Who’s Who Legal: Litigation since 2018. In 2017 she received a Lexpert Zenith Award Celebrating Women in Law, and was recognised as a Lexpert Rising Star: Leading Canadian Lawyers Under 40.
Audrey is a former law clerk to the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada. She also previously practised in the financial products and markets group at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York, and taught at Columbia Law School. Audrey was the 2018-2019 president of the Canadian Bar Association (CBA), Quebec division; and is a past president of the CBA national administrative law section. She has also taught civil procedure at the faculties of law of the University of Montreal and McGill University.